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Destination Dining

VIEW restaurant at the Vea Hotel in Newport Beach

Sweeping ocean and verdant golf course views aren’t the only thing you can come to expect from VIEW – the gorgeously appointed restaurant at Vea Newport Beach’s floating lanai. The chef-driven menu showcases innovative California coastal cuisine with a cosmopolitan perspective, VIEW capitalizes on its locale’s “chic social sanctuary where

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Dining Out: Brio Tuscany Grille

There’s is little that erases the strain of a long day more easily than dancing and live entertainment, intimate conversation with your closest family or friends and consistently delicious authentic Italian cuisine. Brio Tuscany Grille delivers all of the above. Providing the perfect environment for lunch or dinner, the elegant

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Water Grill Crafts Incomparable Culinary Creations

There’s something so satisfying about seeing an iced tray of gorgeous Eastern or Pacific oysters on the half shell appear at the table, served with fresh horseradish, mignonette, cocktail sauce and habanero-lime relish. Or the truly great Maryland Blue Crab – straight from the softshell crab capital of the world

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Henry’s Coastal Cuisine

Surf City’s Newest, Elevated Dining Experience Surf-fare isn’t necessarily a new term, but it is certainly taking on new meaning at Henry’s Coastal Cuisine. Located in the Waterfront Beach Resort, Huntington Beach’s most elegant and inspired oceanside dining experience, Henry’s takes endless waterfront views to the next level with an

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Blending Traditions. Food and Faith Mix Well at The Covington

At The Covington, an ECS senior living community in South Orange County’s Aliso Viejo, holiday meals are an opportunity to create cultural experiences for residents. The Covington is home to residents of many faiths. Holiday meals are a chance for residents to celebrate their faith and culture with others through

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Dining Out: Brio Fresh Italian and Martini Bar

There’s is little that erases the strain of a long day more easily than dancing and live entertainment, intimate conversation with your closest family or friends and consistently delicious authentic Italian cuisine. Brio Tuscany Grille delivers all of the above. Providing the perfect environment for lunch or dinner, the elegant

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Orange Hill Restaurant

Prime Steaks, Primo Views and an Unparalleled Weekend Brunch The last time I visited Orange Hill Restaurant was pre-pandemic for a friend’s bon voyage party. Though I am certain that the menu has changed here and there since that time, the quality of its culinary offerings, absolutely breathtaking views and

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O SEA | seafood for thought

With the change of seasons always comes an exciting time in food – especially at your favorite restaurants. My new go-to in Orange is O SEA, located in the historic heart of Orange on the circle. Open since June 2021, this innovative eatery features a refreshingly modern, upbeat atmosphere and

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Savor Handmade Moments at North Italia

Savory is one of those words that gets tossed around indiscriminately. I suppose the synonyms are a bit lackluster (appetizing, toothsome), but none of the adjectives really do an unforgettable meal justice. At North Italia, it doesn’t matter how you describe the food, as long as you know you’re always

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Destination Dining. Gema

The tastes emerging from downtown San Clemente’s new contemporary Mexican restaurant Gema are influenced by its chef’s childhood memories and high-level culinary techniques. Partnering authentic ingredients straight from Mexico with locally sourced seasonal fare, Gema’s Executive Chef Juan Pablo Cruz takes tradition and gives it new life. His menu is

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