Laguna Beach’s Katsuya is the latest brainchild of master sushi chef Katsuya Uechi and Sam Nazarian, founder and chief executive officer of sbe, a conglomerate of real estate, entertainment and hospitality businesses. Known for hearty fare and signature cocktails, this eatery generates an LA-hip vibe that attracts patrons with a flair for panache.
The Boys & Girls Club has combined education on healthy lifestyles and fitness into their daily programs. This summer over 200 young people regularly participated in the Club’s Healthy Habits program and learned about nutrition, fitness and a healthy lifestyle. Club leaders also stepped up efforts to get families involved as well. A healthy twist […]
The popular Laguna Beach sushi bar and night club Mosun abruptly closed last week under legal pressure, an attorney for the landlord said. After filing various legal appeals that forestalled eviction for more than seven months, the restaurant’s owner abandoned the premises on Sunday, Aug. 7, leaving behind shattered mirrors in the upstairs nightclub, and […]
An owner of the local surf brand Hobie is vying for rights to a new restaurant concession, up for grabs at John Wayne Airport. Like a surfer dropping in on an occupied wave, Hobie’s proposal appears to be overshadowed by a competing one that includes a cross-county rival, Huntington Beach’s Corky Carroll’s Surf Bar. Carroll […]
Perhaps not as storied as New York’s Stonewall Inn, site of a 1969 police raid and uprising that sparked the modern gay rights movement, still Laguna Beach’s Boom Boom Room is revered nearly as dearly among Orange County’s gay community. The dance club best known for its Wednesday night drag shows is a widely-known drawing […]