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Katsuya to Close its Doors

Sbe Entertainment’s high-style Katsuya Japanese restaurant in Laguna Beach will close its doors tonight, Monday, March 4, after less than two years in operation. All locals will receive a 50 percent discount off all menu items at Katsuya today, spokesman Robbie McKay said by...

Locals Dine Half-Off at Katsuya

Katsuya announced the launch of Monday Local’s Night, offering Laguna Beach locals 50 percent off every menu item each Monday. The discount is Katsuya’s “thank you” to the Laguna Beach community for their support over the past year at 858 S. Coast Highway. Discounts apply to...

Getting Out

Grab a Seat for a TV Debut   In a first for Laguna Beach Live!, PBS SoCal Channel 10 will broadcast its concert featuring the Billy Childs Jazz Chamber Ensemble on Saturday, April 14, at 11 p.m.   The concert, which also included the Calder Quartet, was recorded live at...

Arts Briefs

Guitarist’s National Tour Includes Marbar, Women Share Their Dreams, Wine Tasting Features German Vintages, Film Society Offers Pre-Holiday Membership Discount, Katsuya Introduces Happy Hour, Nothing Spooky about a Moonlight Masquerade, Senior Center Hosts Young Artists’ Show,

Hot Dish

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...
Posted On 28 Sep 2011

Arts Extras

Katsuya Offers Special Prix Fix Menu, Calling all Local Artists, Film Fest Rolls Out Entry Deadlines and Food, Wine Experts Share Their Tips

Wielding Chop Sticks Boosts Team Spirit

In a year of tight school budgets and a legal settlement that has spiked the levying of “spirit fees” for student athletes, Laguna Beach’s Katsuya restaurant has made a welcome season-long offer: 10 percent of game-night dinner checks from patrons who wear the school’s maroon and...

New Hotspots Burnish Laguna’s Dining Reputation

When it comes to dining, the odds are improving that your preferences in food or ambiance can be found on a Laguna Beach street corner thanks to the latest batch of newcomers to open their doors. “Laguna has a lot of destination restaurants, so we’re very lucky,” said Mayor Toni...