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Cafe Anastasia Serves Up “Clean Food” Juices & Salads

Normally my go-to restaurant for the best craft egg dishes in Laguna Beach,...

Which Chefs Serve the Most Creative “Clean Food” in Laguna Beach?

A little over a week ago, I decided to commit to a 30-day “clean food” detox....

Sign Petition to Keep South Laguna Community Garden

Nine years ago, the vacant lot at the corner of Coast Highway and Eagle Rock...

SoLag Community Park Honors Morrie Granger at Spring Fling Fest

It's hard to believe that the NINTH annual Spring Fling Potluck Festival at...

Laguna Beach Live Fundraiser Concert Benefits Kids

Laguna Beach Live! presents a special fundraiser concert on Wednesday, April...

Montage Hosts Swank Taste of the Nation May 20th

For a return visit, Taste of the Nation is circling back around to the Montage...

Best Food & Drink

Acclaimed ROUX Chef Quits, ROUX Now Closed

Acclaimed ROUX Chef Quits, ROUX Now Closed

ROUX Creole, the phenomenal new restaurant in Laguna Beach, has just lost its founding Chef, Norm Theard, due to “irreconcilable difficulties” between Theard and investors. Theard resigned yesterday (Tuesday), citing "lack of support and continuous negativity from the...

ROUX Takes Down “Best Restaurant of 2017”

ROUX Takes Down “Best Restaurant of 2017”

Back in August when ROUX opened, I was one delighted camper. It was easy to see that this Chef – Chef Norm Theard – knew his way around the kitchen in a most extraordinary way. He had joined us from L.A., having been The Creole Chef there where national accolades...

Best Burgers in Laguna Beach Roundup, 2017

Best Burgers in Laguna Beach Roundup, 2017

During the holidays, I suspect you might do as I do, adapting a diet that has nothing to do with the way you live the other 11 months of your year. For me, it’s too much eggnog, too many creamy gravies, rich holiday appetizers that I would never eat any other time of...

Former Jean Paul’s Goes Vietnamese … BLKdot Coffee … Mais Oui!

Former Jean Paul’s Goes Vietnamese … BLKdot Coffee … Mais Oui!

If you’re still mourning the departure of Jean Paul’s Goodies in Boat Canyon because you miss our dear “Coffee Nazi,” I’m afraid to say … he’s still not coming back. There is, however, a bit of whip cream joy I can share in your otherwise dark espresso cloud: BLKdot...

Upcoming Events

Oi! Jack Sparrow’s Ship Invites You Aboard!

Oi! Jack Sparrow’s Ship Invites You Aboard!

If you’re a Pirates of the Caribbean fan, here’s your chance to walk in Jack Sparrow’s shoes (preferably not shambling as he does). In fact, even Spock fans will find this an equally interesting tidbit: This coming weekend, the Ocean Institute is enjoying one last...

Offshore Drilling Protest set for Sat, Feb 3rd, Main Beach

Offshore Drilling Protest set for Sat, Feb 3rd, Main Beach

On Saturday Feb 3, between 10 a.m. and noon, Main Beach will once again become the focal point for protestors wanting their voices heard – but this time, the gathering is intended to demonstrate opposition to the Trump Administration’s proposal to open up the...

Popular Jazz Festival Tickets Now on Sale

Popular Jazz Festival Tickets Now on Sale

Each year in March, our neighboring Ocean Institute in the Dana Point Harbor puts on a fabulous 2-day Jazz Festival. It’s the non-profit organization’s largest fundraiser of the year with proceeds benefitting OI’s Adopt-A-Class program, which bring underserved...

“Rocktoberfest” Officially Launches Sept. 16th

“Rocktoberfest” Officially Launches Sept. 16th

While most folks think that Octoberfest begins in … ehrm … October, the event begins on the 3rd Saturday of September every year. Who gets to determine this date? Why, Munich, Germany, of course. Held annually in Munich, the world’s largest beet festival begins...

Arts & Culture

Sapphire’s Adam Bernstein Moving His Mix to Newport

Sapphire’s Adam Bernstein Moving His Mix to Newport

Just when I was getting into the holiday spirit, a Grinch has slithered his way into my happy holiday mindset. Sapphire’s famed Adam Bernstein is leaving our Laguna ‘hood and heading north to Newport Beach. This coming Saturday, Dec. 23rd is his last official day at...

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3 Big Superbowl Parties: Just the Stats

Despite the fact that we’ve been seeing a lot of the New England Patriots in Superbowls lately, it’s important that America, as a collective, gather ‘round this Sunday for the Superbowl commercials. Oh. And the game. That, too. (As far as I’m concerned, the...

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Oi! Jack Sparrow’s Ship Invites You Aboard!

If you’re a Pirates of the Caribbean fan, here’s your chance to walk in Jack Sparrow’s shoes (preferably not shambling as he does). In fact, even Spock fans will find this an equally interesting tidbit: This coming weekend, the Ocean Institute is enjoying one last...

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Popular Jazz Festival Tickets Now on Sale

Each year in March, our neighboring Ocean Institute in the Dana Point Harbor puts on a fabulous 2-day Jazz Festival. It’s the non-profit organization’s largest fundraiser of the year with proceeds benefitting OI’s Adopt-A-Class program, which bring underserved...

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