This Tuesday, Jan. 10th at exactly 5:15 p.m., Mozambique Steakhouse re-opens after a required 5-day suspension levied by the Alcoholic Beverage Control board (ABC). Owner Ivan Spiers will be celebrating the occasion with his usual forward-thinking aplomb by inviting the Laguna Beach community of friends and supporters to an hour-long party of free appetizers and […]
Yesterday at the great Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival, I found one of my favorite chefs in residence, Chef Casey Overton. I told him I was relieved to hear that he’d been moved up the ladder to Executive Sous Chef in June. (Formerly the Executive Chef of The Loft, you may remember me reporting […]
In 1871, she welcomed the first home in Laguna Beach. Now – 142 years later – she will play host to Laguna’s last, great resort. It’s a fitting honor for this grand dame, who’s so reticent of the spotlight that most people drive right past her without even looking in her direction. Those who have […]
The Laguna Beach Sunrise can be quite an awesome event in itself, and it was a great morning to wake up to here in Laguna Beach. This photo taken from my home looking across to Catalina. Below, looking across at Palos Verdes with its buildings reflecting in the sun.
On the heels of the surprising Laguna Beach restaurant closings of Café Vienna and The Royal Hawaiian comes a third closing in just a week’s time. Laguna Beach’s Blue Laguna, the happening nightspot for people who…
OK, we all know that Pro Skimboarder Brandon Rothe is also a heck of an artist. Brandon’s work is everywhere in Laguna Beach, including some of the skimboard aisle signage at the Whole Foods store downtown. So, last month when Rothe created a new sign for Laguna Canyon-based Victoria Skimboards (who’s also his pro sponsor), […]