A Guide to Newport Beach Restaurant Week

Each year, Newport Beach Restaurant Week descends in all its delicious glory on Balboa Peninsula and with so many choices, it’s hard to know where to start. It’s also funny to call it a week because it lasts two weeks — this year from Jan. 14 to Jan. 27 — and it’s undeniably awesome. No…

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Rainy Day Pasta

Rainy days call for hearty dishes … like this pasta with ingredients sourced from the Newport Beach Farmers’ Market.

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Where’s Trivia in Newport Beach?

You ask, we answer. For the serious to not-so-serious trivia enthusiast, Newport Beach offers several choice options to get your game face on. Hint: Brush up on the names of the seven dwarfs … and One Direction band members.

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West Oceanfront: World’s Top Coastal Lifestyle Magazine

Woah. Top 10 Coastal Lifestyle Magazine for 2019? Awesome. It’s one thing to work hard at something — the midnight phone calls, the back-and-forth text messages, the tweaks, the changes, the un-changes — but it’s another to see your hard work validated by someone other than your dad. *JK, I know you guys read this.…

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Say Goodbye To These Three Newport Beach Restaurants

Whether the lease was up and the place didn’t want to renew or business was just slooooow, these Newport Beach restaurants are no more:

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West Oceanfront Magazine – January 2019 Issue

I am incredibly excited to share the inaugural issue of West Oceanfront Magazine! It’s 80 pages long, and filled with stories about inspiring people, food, wine, travel, entertainment, entrepreneurship and of course, life in Newport Beach. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it and putting it together. (Also, a…

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2018 Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade: A Guide to Festive Fun

The 110th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade and Ring of Lights is almost HERE! The holiday spectacle of the season kicks off Dec. 19 at 6:30 p.m. with a special fireworks display by Newport Pier at 6:15 p.m. Then, for five straight days from 6:30 p.m. to 9 (ish) p.m., watch yachts, boats, kayaks and…

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The Crab Cooker to Reopen Summer 2019

For decades, the Crab CToker was like everyone’s favorite neighbor. If it could toss you a newspaper and wish you a good morning, it probably would. Its cherry-red edifice was an institution, a 1930s-era symbol etched out of comfort food and fresh crab. Now, as a casual drive down West Balboa Blvd. would prove, the…

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