Hilbert Museum of California Art Unveils Major Expansion

February 11, 2024

The Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University, housing one of the world's most extensive collections of California narrative art, will open its doors on February 23. This event follows a series of special previews for students, residents, artists, and global influencers. The museum's expansion, a three-year project, has increased its size from 7,500 to 22,000 square feet. It will feature 26 galleries in a new two-building complex, showcasing over 5,000 artworks, alongside a café, a community room, a research library, and an outdoor courtyard with native gardens.The opening exhibitions highlight California Scene paintings, animation and movie art, Native American…

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Top 13 Romantic Dining Destinations in OC for Valentine’s Day

February 09, 2024

These 13 romantic dining destinations in Orange County promise an unforgettable Valentine's Day celebration filled with love and delectable flavors.Henry’s Coastal Cuisine – Huntington Beach Celebrate Love at The Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel, with a special oceanfront dinner worthy of St. Valentine. Enjoy a Pommery-Paired Valentine's Dinner featuring a five-course prix-fixe menu expertly paired with luxurious Pommery Champagnes. Live music and a chance to win a bottle of Pommery Champagne await you. Price: $195 per guest. Learn more and reserve at Waterfront Resort Events.Driftwood Kitchen - Laguna Beach Let the waves count your love! Indulge in a picturesque Valentine’s…

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Love is in The Air at The Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa

February 06, 2024

In Orange County, the romantic spirit is palpable, especially with Valentine’s Day approaching. The Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa has curated a variety of celebratory activities for the occasion, offering an array of romantic experiences that cater to different tastes. These offerings are designed to keep the romance alive throughout the entire month.The Art of Pairing – Valentine’s Day (February 11): This culinary experience provides couples with a private journey of taste and aroma. Led by the Chef Tournant and Lead Sommelier, the session features pairings of spirits, seafood, local cheeses, and desserts. The Valentine's Day-themed session adds…

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BEI Restaurant: A New Venture into Refined Lebanese Dining

February 03, 2024

Roland Karam, initially expanding the patio of his EZ Kebab outlet, has now evolved his venture into a new culinary experience. EZ Kebab, which opened last spring in the distinctive A-frame building on Harbor Blvd. in Costa Mesa, started as a modest 400-square-foot Lebanese street food eatery with a simple walk-up window. To accommodate its increasing popularity, Karam extended the eatery, adding patios on each side of the building. This expansion led to the creation of BEI, a distinct dinner service concept, emanating from one of the larger patios.BEI, named after Beirut, Lebanon's capital, operates alongside EZ Kebab and offers crossover…

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Celebrate ‘The Year of the Dragon’ at The District Tustin!

February 01, 2024

Enjoy TWO great ways to celebrate the Lunar New Year this year at The District Tustin now through February 18. YEAR OF THE DRAGON PHOTO PAGODATake the perfect family photo at their Year of the Dragon Display. Open daily and lit up at night.LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONOn Saturday, February 10 from 12 – 2 p.m., families can enjoy lion dance performances, martial arts shows, Chinese fan dancers, glitter tattoos, Asian-themed kid's crafts, and a Live DJ. Plus, the first 500 attendees will receive a Red Lucky Envelope with a $2 bill and tenant offers inside! Free event.Located in The District Courtyard,…

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