Montage Hosts Taste of the Nation, Raises $200,000

On Sunday, the Montage’s Chef Craig Strong welcomed seven renowned L.A.-based chefs to his home turf for an afternoon of fantastic food, drinks and fundraising for the Share Our Strength Taste of the Nation event. A national touring event, Taste of the Nation was devised several years ago as a culinary benefit to end childhood […]

Heisler Park Sunset Serenades: The Official Start to Summer

In my resident’s book, the official “start” whistle for summer blows when the May Sunset Serenades begin at Heisler Park. That, my friends, means that summer has already begun with Trapdoor Social leading the way on May 8th. The concerts all take place at the Heisler Amphitheatre just off of Cliff Drive. Bring food. Bring blankets. […]

The Ranch Debuts Nostalgic …(Tasting Crew Approved) … Lunch Menu

At The Ranch at Laguna Beach (at Ben Brown’s Golf Course), you might say Chef Camron Woods faces a “Top Chef” reality TV show challenge nearly every week of his professional life. Oddly enough, he seems to be the instigator of the drama as he’s forever inviting The Ranch’s heads of state to “tastings” of […]

Ivan Spiers To Open 2nd Restaurant Location in Downtown Laguna Beach

Ivan Spiers, the founder and owner of Mozambique Steakhouse, is showing his true commitment to Laguna Beach with the announcement of his second restaurant in town. He has leased the old Rock’N Fish Restaurant location at 422 S. Coast Highway above Tommy Bahama’s, and is currently in planning stages with the City of Laguna Beach. A primo […]