Kai Lounge to Debut at Pacific City in Huntington Beach

September 23, 2022

Wild Thyme Restaurant Group, known for their widely popular concepts including Shorebird, Jay Bird’s Chicken, and Molé, to name a few, will introduce a new restaurant to their roster of acclaimed eateries. Set to open soon at Pacific City in Huntington Beach, Kai Lounge presents an immersive dining experience and nightlife venue inspired by modern Japanese culture and cuisine.“As a resident of Huntington Beach myself, I’ve always wanted to open a restaurant in the community I call home,” comments Heinrich Stasiuk, CEO & founder of Wild Thyme Restaurant Group. “We designed Kai Lounge to be a transcendent experience that allows you to step from the beach into the bustling nightlife of Tokyo.”Culinary Director…

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Beach, Brews & BBQ!

September 21, 2022

The seventh Annual Beach, Brews, and BBQ returns to the beautiful Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort on Saturday, October 15, 2022, from 1-6 p.m.!The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Orange County Chapter’s Beach, Brews, and BBQ is by far the tastiest charity event of the season, featuring unlimited samples of handcrafted beers, the best BBQ in town, live entertainment, and auctions to win amazing items. Eat, drink, dance the day away with live entertainment from The Droppers, and bid on unique silent and live auction items. Come on out and find out why this event has earned its reputation as the craft beer event of…

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Chef-Driven Pizzas Bring New Experience to ARTISAN Café

September 21, 2022

On the heels of celebrating its first anniversary, Fountain Valley-based ARTISAN has introduced new hand-crafted pizzas to its celebrated menu. The elevated fast-casual restaurant and café, a marriage of Orange County-born concepts, 7 Leaves Café and Crema Bakery, has gained a loyal following for its energetic and unique teas, and focused, chef-driven menu of dishes and baked goods. Now, the concept takes the same quality ingredients and attention to detail and extends it to an innovative selection of ARTISAN Café Pizza offerings.Under the watchful eye of Executive Chef Chad Urata, the inaugural class of ARTISAN Café Pizzas are a combination of classic and re-imagined flavors…

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The Inaugural Programming at Orange County Museum of Art

September 20, 2022

The inaugural programming at the Orange County Museum of Art’s new home located on the Segerstrom Center for the Arts will include the highly anticipated return of the California Biennial, a diverse array of exhibitions, including a survey of artist Fred Eversley, a special project about landscape architect Peter Walker, a monumental outdoor sculpture by Sanford Biggers, and an exhibition drawn from OCMA’s expansive collection that marks the museum’s 60th anniversary and pays homage to the women who founded the museum. OCMA opens its building designed by Morphosis under the direction of Pritzker Prizewinning architect Thom Mayne and Partner-in-Charge Brandon Welling,…

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Orange County Children’s Book Festival LIVE!

September 19, 2022

An annual family tradition is back and it’s better than ever! After two years of being virtual, the 19th annual Orange County Children’s Book Festival (2022) is going LIVE at Orange Coast College on Sunday, October 2, 2022, from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. It features a spectacular lineup for all Southern California families! In addition to its usual lineup of 60 authors, 15 studio artists, 80 exhibitors and big stage entertainment, this October’s lineup includes:Two trend-setting fashion icons will be interviewed on the Main Entertainment Stage, about their own children’s books: Paul Frank with his popular culture icons such as his Julius the Monkey Casual Wear and Kheris Rogers, now…

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