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Covering the dining scene in and around the OC

Artistic Dining in Laguna Beach

The arts festivals are in full swing, Pageant of the Masters has begun its summer-long run, and The Laguna Playhouse just opened the musical “Buddy – the Buddy Holly Story.” … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wizard of Food meets “Wizard of Oz”

Executive Chef Ross Pangilinan of Leatherby’s Café Rouge at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa loves to create themed menus for the Broadway musicals that come to the … Continue reading

February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beauty and the Beast: A Musical Menu

We love musicals, and seldom miss one of the Broadway touring productions at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa. We also love dining at Leatherby’s Café Rouge adjacent … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dining Out at the Movies

Moviegoers are hungry for quality films, and quality food fare. Fortunately a handful of new, deluxe movie theaters have been created that fulfill both needs (although we can’t guarantee a … Continue reading

December 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pre-Show Dining in The OC

If you’re visiting or live in the OC, chances are you’ll attend a show or concert at Segerstrom Center, South Coast Repertory or Laguna Playhouse. Question is, where to dine before … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment