Enjoy Easter At Home in San Diego

Ham Family Dinner Meal from Marie Callender’s Stay-At-Home this Easter and let the professionals do the heavy lifting this year—your taste buds will thank you and so will your local businesses. Easter celebrations might look a little different this year but the table doesn’t have to. Your favorite chefs and restaurants have prepared special holiday […]

Celebrate At-Home in O.C. This Passover and Easter

Wild mushrooom risotto with aged parmesan and kale sesame chips at Five Crowns Stay-At-Home this Passover and Easter and let the professionals do the heavy lifting this year—your taste buds will thank you and so will your local businesses. Passover and Easter celebrations might look a little different this year but the table doesn’t have […]

Orange County Restaurants with Alternative Dining Options

We’ve got your back, and so do these Orange County restaurants. Support them as they are are offering delivery, takeout and curbside options, as well as gift cards, packages and more to help you and your family. NOTE: Please check back periodically for any updates as these may change with the ongoing news.   MULTIPLE […]

San Diego Restaurants with Alternative Dining Options

Support local San Diego restaurants with these tasty delivery, takeout and curbside options.   BANKERS HILL BANKERS HILL BAR + RestaurantThe popular Bankers Hill restaurant is offering takeout ordering directly from the restaurant and delivery through DoorDash. The team will also deliver meals curbside for those who would prefer not to get out of their cars. […]

The Year of the Hotel Restaurant

Anyone paying attention knows that L.A.’s dining scene has risen to meteoric levels in the past five years. An influx of celebrity chefs has flooded into the city, elevating L.A.’s food to a level that truly serves its eclectic nature. The Michelin Guide coming back to Los Angeles for the first time in 10 years only validated […]

On Cloud Wine with Jason McClain

McClain Cellars is a cool and curated wine-tasting experience in Laguna Beach. By Kedric Francis. On a sunny afternoon, locals and out-of-towners gather in a modest, colorfully decorated tasting room, sipping wines with evocative names such as Summer Breeze, Kiss of Life and Old Black Magic. Some nibble on artisan popcorn, others on charcuterie and […]

The Incredible Case of the Disappearing French Chef

By Benjamin Epstein. In the 1980s, French chefs were gods. Fine dining meant French dining. These days, a dozen Italian restaurants open in Orange County for, if we’re lucky, every one French. With the debut of Knife Pleat at South Coast Plaza by chef Tony Esnault and restaurateur Yassmin Sarmadi, Francophiles did get lucky. And […]

Stellar Dining: L.A.’s Michelin Star Dining Destinations

Last spring, Michelin bestowed a constellation of stars on Greater Los Angeles restaurants in its inaugural Michelin Guide California. The revelation broadcast globally what locals and savvy travelers already knew: The City of Angels is a world-class dining destination. Edited by Suzanne Ennis   THE STARS ARE SHINING ONCE AGAIN IN THE CITY OF ANGELS. Around the turn […]

Top San Diego Things to Do in August

Corks & Canvas, Lift + Chill, The Coast Starlight and more fun things to do are on tap this month. Here are the top 30+ San Diego things to do in August. International Smoke Now Open. The nationally recognized dining collaboration between award-winning chef Michael Mina and renowned restauranteur Ayesha Curry is now open in Del Mar’s One […]

It’s Burger Week! Our Top Orange County Restaurant Picks

During O.C. Burger Week, July 14-20, burgers range from classic to creative, from beef to plant-based, and from $10 to $25. Edited by Whitney Lauren Han. Presented by The Fork Report, the foodie event highlights burgers from more than 50 Orange County restaurants. Here are our picks variously offering menus priced at $10, $15, $20 […]