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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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Recalling ‘17s Savory Sensations

  By Christopher Trela & Catherine Del Casale | NB Indy Another year has come and gone and with it 52 weeks of...

Montage Offers Holiday Feasts

On Christmas Eve from 5-10 p.m. and Christmas day from 4-9 p.m. The Studio Restaurant at Montage Laguna Beach will offer...

Leave the Turkey to Gelson’s

    Gelson’s will host free holiday meal tastings from 3-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at all of its stores,...

Chefs Cook Up Benefit for Their Successors

Studio restaurant executive chef Craig Strong welcomed Chef Thomas Keller and other award-winning chefs into his kitchen...


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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...