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Oak Restaurant, bringing the community a new local flavor of rustic modern, California comfort fare. Bar dedicated to crafty cocktails with exotic flavors, wine by the glass, brewed ales, IPA and lagers. Fun friends family ….experience Laguna Beach from the inside out.
The Laguna counterpart to the wine-only Corona del Mar location, Wine Gallery Laguna perfectly serves the happy hour and dinner crowd around their marble-topped bar. Culinary creations like wood-fired pizza, short rib tacos and seared scallops, along with cheese, salami and bruschetta, complement the extensive wine list.
With dining that’s practically on the sand, Splashes offers cuisine inspired by the sea, as well as salads, pastas, steaks and more. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner or one of the restaurant’s inventive top shelf cocktails indoors or out. Splashes is a good choice for casual light bites or date night with a view that’s sure to impress.
Troy Lee Designs, a leader in motorsports enthusiast products, is happy to announce the opening of a flagship boutique and design center. This one-of-a-kind Boutique & Design Center features the Troy Lee Designs sportswear line, which encompasses premium tees, jeans as well as the name sake’s higher end clothing line – the Steve McQueen line. Capturing the essence of the active California lifestyle, The Troy Lee Designs Boutique & Design Center also features a selection of TLD bicycle wear and sportswear and touts some of the most exciting motorcycle memorabilia from some of the greatest names in racing history!
Find a world of flavor at this spice store, which carries more than 200 spices, house-made blends, 100 loose leaf teas from regions around the globe and a variety of olive oil. Find Mexican chocolates and an array of accessories like teapots, mugs, salt platters and much more.
In the center of the quaint Lumberyard courtyard, the iconic “booth” boasts a bounty of beautiful flowers. The owner, Bev, is eager to help customers plan their arrangements, be it for tabletop decor or a grand event.
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Carmelita’s Laguna Beach
The Right Ingredients Carmelita’s serves up delicious Mexican cuisine in a friendly, inviting atmosphere. –By Micaela Myers | Photos by Jody Tiongco Carmelita’s has all the right ingredients—a great location, an inviting interior, friendly staff and, most importantly, tasty Mexican cuisine. Recently opened, the Laguna location is the second restaurant for owner Clemente Heredia, a third-generation restaurateur. Clemente opened the first location in Rancho Santa Margarita in 2009. After just a couple of months in business, Carmelita’s is packed for dinner seven days a week. Clemente credits his locals-first emphasis. “They’re my foundation for everything,” he says. The restaurant will change as needed to meet the desires of the locals, he promises. The staff is also an important part of that equation. By our second visit to Carmelita’s, they knew our names. “They’re just trying to make the experience better,” Clemente comments. He explains he has a rigorous interview process and seeks out a service-oriented staff with just the right personalities. That same attention to detail applies to the food, and Clemente monitors the quality of all ingredients. And while the food is authentic, Clemente says he’s not afraid to use new techniques with old favorites. Cheese lovers can start […]
Seafood by the Seashore Las Brisas serves a menu chock-full of seafood and some of the best views in town.- By Linda Domingo | Photos by Jody Tiongco “The coastal cuisine of the Mexican riviera,” is how chef Abe van Beek describes Las Brisas. Since 1979, the restaurant has served Mexican-inspired cuisine and some of the best views in the city. Chef Abe started at the institution about five months ago, and says the staff is working hard on evolving the restaurant for 2013. With a background that includes Studio at Montage Laguna Beach and Aqua, formerly at The St. Regis Monarch Beach, Abe is excited for what’s to come, and helping more clearly define Las Brisas’ identity. One thing that won’t change, he mentions, is the view: “You just can’t beat that.” Even if you’re a local, the colors and tastes of the margaritas will make you feel like you’re on vacation. For those wanting to taste the tropics, the Diver’s Cove is made with Blue Curacao, perfectly matching the ocean below, and the mango margarita tastes like it was just plucked from a tree. Meanwhile, margarita purists will be pleased with the salty and sweet Ultimate Margarita. The popular […]
Enjoying healthy food and drinks at happy hour might sound like an oxymoron, but that’s no longer the case in our foodie-obsessed culture. With diners now seeking fresh, healthier sustenance at all times—not to mention attempting to keep all those New Year’s resolutions to eat better—Laguna’s restaurants are successfully meeting the demand for lighter fare and libations at the end of a long work day. From organic veggie burgers and low-cal cocktails to light seafood dishes, our town’s eateries have got you covered. So, gather a group of friends or coworkers and indulge in tasty happy hours without the guilt—we’ll cheers to that. Nutritious Nosh Chef Lindsay Smith-Rosales of Nirvana Grille is known for her “clean” California cuisine, which utilizes local and organic ingredients; sustainable, fresh seafood; and hormone- and antibiotic-free meats and poultry to make the scrumptious dishes found on both Nirvana’s regular and happy hour menus. “At Nirvana Grille, we change our menus seasonally and, as such, the happy hour menu changes with our dinner menu,” Lindsay says. In addition to a bar menu featuring wild mushroom ravioli, an organic veggie burger and a grass-fed organic beef burger, Nirvana’s happy hour menu includes tantalizing dishes such as organic […]