Destination Dining

Destination Dining

Tavern at the Mission

Home to the incredible swallow migration, San Juan Capistrano boasts a uniquely rich cultural history, old town charm and one of the region’s most popular eateries: Tavern at the Mission. Situated in the heart of the city’s glittering mission district directly across from the Mission itself, Tavern at the Mission’s

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Easy, Breezy, Beautiful: Spring has Sprung at Lazy Dog

The first days of spring are the most beautiful of the year, in my opinion. Soft light, warm air, daffodils poking through damp soil. Living in sunny southern California means we lean into microseasons – minute shifts in nature’s timekeeping to let us know when longer days are on the

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Benny and Mary’sWhimsical World

Divine Irvine eatery where dining becomes an adventure Ordinary meals are transformed into extraordinary experiences at Benny and Mary’s, one of Irvine’s newest and arguably most imaginative of eateries. Culinary delights, inventive craft cocktails and an immersive atmosphere were the hallmarks of a recent enchanting evening out when my husband,

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Puesto Los Olivos Irvine

Award-winning Mexican Artisan Kitchen + Bar My husband and I live for a good party. We love hubbub. Give us a guest list and free reign to plan a night out, and we’ll strive to toss together the exact mix of elements to create a memorable experience for all. Like

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Puesto Anaheim

Award-winning cuisine defined by a creative fusion of flavors Local cuisine reflects the people, art and culture of a city. Seeking to create truly memorable dining experiences, chefs around the world cull inspiration for everything from innovative flavors and the freshest of locally sourced ingredients to treasured family traditions handed

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Sushi Roku

It’s estimated that the average person makes roughly 35,000 decisions per day, only about 120 of which are informed – which assumes a higher level of thinking went into them, perhaps assuming that executive functions are put aside. Unsurprising that some of those decisions are about food: what am I

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Marila’s Mexican

Family recipes passed down through generations offer the comforts of Mexican home cooking in the heart of Huntington Beach Created for community as a place that welcomes families through the comforts of Mexican home cooking, Marila’s Mexican is inspired by the Huntington Beach values and commitment to integrity on which

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The Joy of Dining at the Covington

A new chef means new culinary experiences at this award-winning senior community in Aliso Viejo The culinary team at The Covington, one of the most sought-after active retirement communities in Orange County, is dedicated to providing exceptional dining options for residents. The team comes from a hospitality background — many

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Rare Society. Flagship OC upscale steakhouse opens in San Clemente

I was going to try and weave a little pun in about Rare Society’s inspiration coming from Las Vegas’ vintage upscale steakhouses, but the modern aesthetic and sustainably-sourced seafoods that complement Chef & Owner Brad Wise’s wood-fired grilling style for meats is impossible to make light of. The new 5,500

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Fable & Spirit

Influences of mythological Ireland and a globally inspired menu defines this fairytale eatery Their third restaurant in the region for husband-and-wife team Darren and Jean Coyle, Fable & Spirit is the newest of their establishments to emerge on scene in Orange County (the couple also own Dublin 4 Gastropub and

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