If your New Year’s resolution is to try something new in 2022, we have just the thing: check out the animal-focused, family-friendly fun at Carmel Valley Ranch.
Seeking a decadent at-home breakfast spread for New Year’s Day? Chef Brad Kent (of Highland Park’s soon-to-open Bagel+Slice) shares his Boozy Breakfast Sandwich, Bloody Mary Hot Sauce and Bloody Mary Michelada recipes to whip up this weekend.
With a mission to promote, protect and preserve the world’s oceans, waterways and marine life, artist Wyland founded Rancho Santa Margarita-based Wyland Foundation in 1993. Steve Creech, president of Wyland Foundation, discusses the nonprofit’s new interactive theater experience to teach kids about the responsibility we all have in protecting our environment and how readers can take action today.
Stephen Power is the general manager of The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco, which is found in the prestigious Nob Hill neighborhood overlooking the San Francisco Bay and city skyline. The luxe resort, in fact, is the city’s only AAA Five Diamond hotel.
Debuting as Marriott International’s first Luxury Collection alpine stay in North America, The Hythe, a Luxury Collection Resort, Vail in the Rocky Mountains has undergone a $40 million renovation to bring guests elevated dining experiences, exciting mountain excursions and opulent stays.
There is no wrong time to visit Lake Tahoe. But in the winter; it is magic. The southern shore of Lake Tahoe—nicknamed Tahoe South and straddling the Nevada/California border—truly has it all.
There’s hidden gems, and then there’s actual hidden restaurant spots that are known (and accessible) to only a select few. California is pretty abundant in both—but it’s the state’s underground dining destinations that have managed to captivate both locals and tourists alike. Here are some of the best hidden dining experiences in California—so unique and captivating, you’ll feel quite literally, as if you’re in a movie.
Walter Nunez is the executive chef at The Rex Seaside Steakhouse, a brand-new restaurant in Los Angeles’s South Bay. There, Nunez executes a modern Californian take on classic steakhouse favorites and embodies coastal lifestyle.
If you’re looking for an elegant, interactive culinary experience, you must take a seat at Bello Chef’s Table. Located inside Bello by Sandro Nardone in Newport Beach, guests are treated to a 12-course meal (plus wine pairings, if you wish) comprising snacks, entrees and desserts made right in front of your eyes.
While California might not see quite the same weather as East Coast destinations, the state still boasts plenty of igloo dining experiences that are sure to take your restaurant-hopping plans from good to totally adorable and cozy.