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My Big Fat Greek Salad: Cava Opens in the OC

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Remember back in the 90s when you used to hit the salad bar at the grocery store and pile on cheese and bacon atop lettuce smothered in thousand island dressing and be like “Look at my healthy salad”? – yeah that was so not healthy and so not appetizing. Flash Forward to today and we […]

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28 Questions Later: James D’Arcy Bartender, Pelican Hill Resort

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James D’Arcy, Beverage Director and Head Bartender at the Pelican Hill Resort is just your average, sophisticated, charming Brit with a smile to melt an iceberg and blue eyes to hypnotize you; but while it might sound as if we have just written his Match.com profile (sorry ladies, he’s married), frankly considering the winos we […]

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28 Questions Later: Kevin Felker, Bartender Water Grill

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We had a dream last night about Water Grill’s Beverage Director, Kevin Felker.  Yeah, we were at this dive bar dancing and double fisting smooth cocktails, bouncing our heads back n’ forth while the DJ was spinning Wicked Games on repeat. He was behind the bar and made the best drinks in the joint and […]

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Pueblo is the new top place for tapas at the SOCO Collection

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Pueblo, located at the OC Mart Mix/SOCO Collection, is like taking a mini vacation to Spain – nibbling on tapas in an authentic environment with warm interiors, Spanish comfort food, and exceptional service. On a weekday lunch break with friends, Pueblo was the perfect choice as the SOCO Collection makes for easy breezy parking and […]

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Union Market MV gives new life to South County

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In case you aren’t 12 years old and haven’t been to the Kaleidoscope center in awhile, you may be surprised that this once lifeless center is now getting a fast beating pulse with the addition of Union Market Mission Viejo. A sister space to  Union Market Tustin, UMMV is South County’s new watering hole with […]

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