• Business Spotlight
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    Romeo Cucina Molto Deliziosa!

    Romeo Cucina Molto Deliziosa! Romeo Cucina Molto Deliziosa!   BY GLORMET While Orange County dining establishments seldom succeed beyond the first two years, beautiful Romeo Cucina brought authentic Italian cuisine to Laguna Beach 27 years ago with dedicated brothers Antonio and Vincenzo continually at the helm.  Originally open for dinner, happy hour immediately became a […]

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    Oak — Simply Splendiferous

    Oak — Simply Splendiferous Oak — Simply Splendiferous BY GLORMET This spacious new culinary delight from dedicated Laguna Beach resident/owners greeted media invitees with a remarkable five-course repast reminiscent of lavish restaurant openings celebrated long ago. Continuing cocktails and local winery selections via Purple Corduroy set a festive pace from executive chef Chris Tzorin with […]

  • Dining Guide
    Chef Alessandro Pirozzi
    ALESSA by Chef Pirozzi

    BY GLORMET Forest Avenue’s Restaurant Row was blessed in 2010 with ALESSA. The infectious charm of Owner and Chef, Alessandro Pirozzi, simply adds to the success of three dining establishments rooted in family recipes from Naples, Italy. Pirozzi, a certified Italian chef, credits his grandmother, Nona Ida, for introducing him to the wonders of cooking.  […]

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    Moulin - A Vibe Exclusive!
    MOULIN – A Vibe Exclusive!

    BY GLORMET “Always fresh, always French” describes Moulin Bistro, Epicerie, Cafe, Forest Avenue’s welcome replacement to longtime Scandia bakery. Noteworthy for summer is their version of a hot dog (haute dog). Savory pork sausage encased in a crusty baguette (made in-house) immediately hollowed out on a prominent spindle to retain heat and served in a […]

  • Eat+Drink
    Laguna Canyon Wine Tasting
    Wine on the Mind

    In anticipation of Grapes for Grads Laguna Canyon Winery is the perfect place for a tasting or two. Thanks to the passion of brothers, Marlowe and Darren Huber, these Brand Owners/Winemakers have fulfilled a lifelong dream to own a boutique winery in Southern California and create award winning handcrafted wines. Wine educators/enthusiasts: (l-r) Marc The […]