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Game Time

Hennessey’s Tavern serves up tasty fare, cold beer and an inviting atmosphere for Monday Night Football. By Sharon Stello | Photos by Jody Tiongco With football season in full swing, those seeking a great place to watch the game while enjoying some tasty food and drinks need look...

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Localism: the Latest Foodie Infusion

They say it takes a village to raise a child. The same could be said about Laguna Beach’s latest restaurant, Oak. From...

Food Tour is Seasoned by Local History

By Eileen Keighley No matter where you visit, it’s likely you can find a food tour. If done well, they are rarely just...

Tavern’s Wine Inventory Deserves a Toast

Selanne Steak Tavern, located in a 1934 home on Coast Highway, received its second excellence award from Wine Spectator...

Ruby’s Diner Flips for Burger Day

Ruby’s Diner welcomes back Burger Day and will offer the quarter-pound version of the classic Ruby Burger with French...


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Ocean View Anew

Driftwood Kitchen is a welcome reimagination of the former Beach House space. By Linda Domingo | Photos by Jody Tiongco   It isn’t enough for a Laguna restaurant to have a beautiful view—ocean panoramas are a dime a dozen. That’s not to belittle Driftwood Kitchen; it has one...
Posted On 13 Dec 2014

Tempting Treats

When some of Laguna’s top chefs aren’t cooking in their own restaurants, they can be found in someone else’s. Take a look at their not-so-secret indulgences around town. By Sharon Stello | Photos by Jody Tiongco When one of Laguna’s acclaimed chefs—who has bona fide culinary...
Posted On 27 Oct 2014


3 Colors to Add to Your Plate

Originally published in Laguna Beach Magazine. While Brussels sprouts may make others cringe, they’re a favorite for clinical nutritionist Gini Warner. To her, the vegetable—in season locally through early spring—complements any meal and pairs well with wholesome ingredients like...

Nutrition Tips: 5 Diets to Try

Originally published in Laguna Beach Magazine For many, a fresh approach to nutrition tops the list of New Year’s resolutions. But eating healthy can be intimidating if you don’t know where to start, especially with the wide range of special diets that are popular today. While no...