Drink Local: Orange County Brewerts Guild

The Orange County Brewers Guild represents so much more than just the delicious, sudsy, craft brews it stands for. The board members and member breweries share a commitment to the local economy, a sense of community, area nonprofits, the integrity of independent artisanal brewing, and, of course, a damn good pint of beer. California is home to the nation’s largest ... Read More »

Summer Sips

Casa Cooler from The Rooftop In a tin shaker, combine 2 ounces Hendrick’s gin or Ketel One vodka, 2 lime wedges, and 2 cucumber slices. Muddle ingredients, then shake with ice. Pour into wine glass and top with a little more ice and soda water. Garnish with a lime wedge and a cucumber slice. Islay Mai Tai from Haven Craft ... Read More »

New to Orange County and Long Beach

SOCIAL HUNTINGTON BEACH {21214 Beach Boulevard, Huntington} SOCIAL Restaurant Group’s latest new-American dining concept, SOCIAL Huntington Beach, offers chef and ingredient-focused dinner, brunch, late-night bites, and creative cocktails. Huntington Beach native and corporate executive chef of SOCIAL Restaurant Group, Jeffrey Boullt, brings crowd favorites from SOCIAL Costa Mesa to the Huntington Beach community while presenting a distinctive flare, drawing influence ... Read More »

Raise a Glass to SoCal’s Top Craft Beers and Tacos at Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival

Powered by Gringo Bandito Doheny State Beach – Saturday, April 6 – Sunday, April 7 Craft Beer, Mouthwatering Tacos, Lucha Libre Style Wrestling Headlined by The Offspring and Flogging Molly Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival powered by Gringo Bandito returns to Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, California for its sixth year on Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7, bringing craft beer, ... Read More »

Join DiningOut Orange County as OCWineFest Returns to A Stone’s Throw Winery in San Juan Capistrano for 2nd Annual Festival

Come sip through some of the world’s best wines at the historic property, and support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Kids Konnected and the Swanner House Restoration Foundation OCWineFest returns to San Juan Capistrano March 9 and 10, to sip for a cause, bringing top wineries into one location for two days of wine tasting and wine education on the ... Read More »

Small but Mighty

The OC Brewers Guild on the County’s Budding Brewing Scene By Morgan Carter In the old days, thousands migrated to bountiful California with the prospect of finding gold. To this day, many still flock to our shores for gold, well, liquid gold that is, scouring the land for sudsy amber ales and hoppy IPAs. Over the course of the past ... Read More »

From the Vine

A winery owner

Interview by Jeffrey Steen | For decades, California has been hailed as the queen of American wine country. While Napa and Sonoma come first to mind, other regions are starting to gain oenological renown—including the quiet confines of San Juan Capistrano to the south. One of its newly minted local wineries, Rancho Capistrano, is mere steps from the local train ... Read More »