Five years ago when he decided to create the “K’ya” restaurant, Chef Craig Connole took over Savoury’s here, introducing a menu he describes as “Pacific Asian with some Nebraska thrown in.” He then opened The Rooftop upstairs (big O.C. singles scene) and renamed Savoury’s to K’ya, altering the menu again to offer 80 “small plates” that average $5 – $10.
What’s a beach without a book? Thanks to Laguna Beach Books in The Old Pottery Place at Brooks St. and PCH, you’ve got it made in the shade with all the popular titles and an additional raft of great books you might never have considered.
If you’re a closet artist or have a hankering to try something new in the world of “left brained” activity, here’s your chance to work with some highly touted artists in Laguna Beach, compliments of The Sawdust Festival. The “Spring Into Art” Workshops take place every weekend in March on the Sawdust grounds.
In October in Laguna Beach, it’s all about the lobster … for the month’s duration, you’ll find us standing on street corners in South Laguna, anxiously awaiting the unfurling of the “Local Lobster” banner at Coyote Grill. These babies are done “Baja Grilled” style and you’ll be hard pressed to find anything along the entire coastal Baja region that tastes better than this Coyote Grill specialty.
We have a lot of great restaurants in Laguna Beach that serve up great cuts of beef, but there’s nothing like a Mozambique steak. Fortunately, the newly returned $10 plate special includes a chop house sirloin steak – you’re in luck!
Recognized as one of the most accomplished plein air artists in the world, Laguna Beach’s own Ken Auster is as amiable and droll as they come … until you ask him about his new foray into the women’s boot business. Then, his eyes light up, he sits straight up, and he becomes extremely animated – not his usual M.O., I can assure you.