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The Write Stuff 7/12/13

John Wayne’s Son Joins Book Signing In support of Michael Goldman’s new book, “John Wayne: The Genuine Article,” the legendary actor’s son Ethan Wayne joins the author at a book signing event hosted by Laguna Beach Books at 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 14. The...

Indy Calendar May 17-23

Friday, May 17 Artist Wyland will make a personal appearance at Wyland Galleries, 509 S. Coast Highway, 6-10 p.m. Also 5/18. Sawdust Art Festival Art Classes: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses  949-494-3030. Also 5/18. 40 Oz To Freedom, tribute band,...

DimeStories Opens a New Chapter

DimeStories, the opportunity for writers to read aloud three-minutes of original work, changes locations beginning this Sunday, Sept. 9, to Laguna Culinary Arts, 845 Laguna Canyon Rd Everyone is welcome, including those who haven’t prepared a reading. Those who do wish to...

Itinerant Supper Club Lures Food Fans

We’re at a festive gathering on the sun-dappled porch of a harbor-front home on Balboa Island. Guests chat away, enjoying views of passing sailboats. When everyone has arrived, we take our seats around a  long table, set for brunch. Most in our group of 20 don’t know each other,...

Hot Dish

I approached my next restaurant review with a sense of apprehension. How could the amalgamation of cooking school, deli and retail wine store be a place for great food? Twice before I patronized Laguna Culinary Arts, buying cheese and eating a student created lunch. It was during...
Posted On 21 Dec 2011

Laguna Icons Flavor Airport Concessions

After a contentious bidding battle over revitalizing dining options at John Wayne Airport, two iconic Laguna Beach businesses will soon have an extra storefront at the airport to woo customers. Hobie Sand Bar and The Farm Market by Laguna Culinary Arts are scheduled to open at...

Trying Out a New Restaurant Recipe

After a six-year absence from Laguna Beach, Chef Laurent Brazier is firing up a new stove at Laguna Culinary Arts’ Mirepoix, an unusual three-day-a-week restaurant where the prix-fixe menu changes daily. Chef Laurent began his culinary career in Paris in 1984, where he worked in...

Culinary Arts Hosts Supper Club ‘How-To’

Long time Laguna Beach resident Evan Lewis, of Evan’s Supper Club, is joining forces with Laguna Culinary Arts for a special event at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 4, at Laguna Culinary Arts, 845 Laguna Canyon Road. Evan’s Supper Club is a make-ahead meal service that offers...

Laguna’s Restaurants Season Expectations

With its art festivals and oceanfront, Laguna Beach delights visitors with a taste for visual culture and beach life. Yet, despite numerous restaurants, it lacks a reputation as a culinary destination. Several determined local “foodies” for years have worked to change that. Next...

On the Table:

Come Hungry to Sample Town’s Culinary Prowess Laguna Beach Visitors & Conference Bureau plans an inaugural “foodie” event, Laguna Beach a la Carte – A Food and Wine Experience, slated for March 10-13, which will highlight the myriad culinary options available around town. In...