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The Hit List: Spud Stars
Emily Cohen | November 13, 2014

1. Fireside
Keep things light by ordering the kale, quinoa and sweet potato salad. The tubers are roasted to bring out their luscious flavors, and...

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The Hit List: On View!
Danaé Overman | November 7, 2014

1. Pippin
On stage in O.C. through Nov. 23, Lucie Arnaz stars as Berthe in this high-flying Stephen Schwartz musical about a young prince who embarks on a journey to find meaning in his life....

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Rare Bird
Cara Sullivan | November 5, 2014

There’s far more than meets the eye to the Magnipheasant Feathers collar from British jeweler Stephen Webster. The aptly named pièce de résistance pays homage to the glorious game bird. A single glance at the hand-selected...

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Buttered Up!
Sharael Kolberg | November 5, 2014

Decor dreams come true this month with the opening of HD Buttercup’s 40,000-square-foot showroom at SoCo. It’s the third spot for the home-furnishings mecca (it also...

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Out and About
Michelle Pulfrey | November 5, 2014

High-fashion fitnesswear has long been considered an oxymoron—that is, until luxury retail mavens Libby Amelia, Lauren Gill and Leah Hundsness created Newport Beach-based //...

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Fung Shui
Jamie Gwen | Photography by John Dole | November 4, 2014

I can’t get enough of them—pot stickers, with their crispy sheet of handmade dough to hold them all together, and copious amounts of soup dumplings, steamed to perfection and incredible when dipped in black vinegar...

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Cause and Effect
Shaleek Blackburn | November 3, 2014

The Children's Advocate
Sara Guggenheim Jarrett has a favorite quote: “To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to leave the world...

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Statement Piece
Nate Chapnick | November 3, 2014

There’s nothing quite like piloting a Rolls-Royce, and nothing quite like stepping out of one either. The British maker’s newest model, the Wraith, makes no excuses for its luxurious largesse. This vehicle is as much about...

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Coates Check
William Lobdell | October 30, 2014

When Laguna Beach film industry exec Nelson Coates decided to change his pre-med major at Abilene Christian University to concentrate on design classes, his parents—who were professors at the same college—worried their son would have...

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Virgin Territory
Mike Espindle | October 29, 2014

Visitors to idyllic Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands who stroll along the shoreline along Valley Trunk Bay have been asking one question for years: What exactly is that Balinese-style house just in from the beach? What it is,...

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Heart & Soul
Elizabeth Chambers Hammer | October 29, 2014

After surviving the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami that tragically took the life of her longtime boyfriend, photographer Simon Atlee, Petra Nemcova spent many months recovering from a shattered pelvis, a shattered heart and, in many ways...

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The Hit List: The Dish!
Kristen Schott | October 24, 2014

1. Bayside Restaurant
We adore the harbor-front eatery for its view, its environment and its heavy-on-the-fish menu of new...

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