2016 Heaven And Health Archive Stories

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  • May Coast Cover
    Wed Apr 27, 2016
  • A Cottage Industry
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • April Coast Cover
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • At Home with Tim Salmon By: Sam Dunn | Photography by Leonard Ortiz
    “Come on in,” says an Angel with a friendly wave of his hand, motioning to follow him to where his four-story house’s garage door is opened to a narrow Newport Beach street, free of cars and the hustle of beachgoers on this cool morning. He fusses with the cuffs of his dress shirt as he winds past a sleek Mercedes-Benz sports c
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • At Your Service By: David A. Keeps
    Call them what you will – sideboards, buffets, credenzas, armoires and dressers – the common cabinets and cases with the fancy names have always been more utilitarian than decorative. Behind their doors and inside their drawers, they provide a repository for fine, fragile possessions. Their tops are used to layout a spread in the din
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • Author and travel writer Pico Iyer By: Coast Staff
    Pico Iyer is one of the most renowned living travel writers, but he says his biggest journey yet has been his adventures in going “nowhere.” At the next Register Book Club event Iyer will talk with Coast magazine Associate Editor Sam Dunn, not only to discuss insi
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • Brioche French Toast at Provenance By: Steve Bramucci | Photography by Ralph Palumbo
    There is no meal that says spring like brunch. It’s at once optimistic and decadent, knowing nothing of long winters. It represents a new dawn, filled with endless potential, then postponed until 11 a.m.-ish, the better to catch up on your sleep. Undoubtedly, the flagship of any good brunch is French toast. The dish has humble root
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • Celebrate Spring By: Susan Denley | Photography by Ralph Palumbo
    Fall and winter are the mainstays of the formal social season, but what about spring? There are still parties aplenty, and even though April’s weather differs little from February in the Eden that is Orange County, now is the time to lighten your look with fresh fashion choices. Glamour reigns, whether your calendar includes garden parties
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • Chinese artist Zhao Kailin By: Jodie Tillman
    The artist: His second-grade teacher recognized in him a gift for painting. But this came amid the Chinese Cultural Revolution, so much of young Zhao Kailin’s efforts were limited to painting portraits of Communist Party Chairman Mao Zedong. A turning point came in 1982 when he was 21. That’s when oil magnate Armand Hammer too
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • CHOC Cherishes Children Gala By: Coast Staff | photography courtesy of choc
    The CHOC Cherishes Children Gala moved to the City National Grove of Anaheim, known more for hosting concerts than galas. And a concert is just what the donors and supporters of CHOC experienced as Grammy Award-winning performer Keith Urban presented what seemedto be his full concert set list, much to the delight of the crowd. Amon
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • Consider Bugatti’s $2.6 million Chiron By: Steve Irsay | Photography courtesy of Bugatti
    The sound was unforgettable: an ominous, mechanical clatter – rumbling, whirring and occasionally wheezing like a sleeping giant – just past my shoulders. I could have sworn there was a pack of Peterbilt semis idling behind me. Touch the accelerator and that drone quickly ramped into the thundering gallop of a locomotive. It
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • Finding Home By: Rufi Thorpe
    I grew up in Corona del Mar on the wet side of Iris Avenue right by an Albertsons, about five blocks from the beach. My girlhood was lived on the white pavement of the narrow streets, all named after flowers and arranged in a grid in alphabetical order. We would break off pieces of ice plant to write secret messages that evaporated in the sun. S
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • Finding Home
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • From Huntington Beach to Alvin Ailey By: Sam Dunn | Photography by Andrew Eccles
    All those years being driven by her grandmother back and forth on the 405 from her Huntington Beach home to dance practice in Santa Monica were worth it for Danica Paulos. She’ll be among the principal dancers when Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater comes to Costa Mesa for six performances this month, plus a free Arts Plaza performance, &l
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • Gluten-free Goodies By: Jenn Tanaka | Sidecar doughnuts photography by tawny Alipoon
    Whether you’re living with celiac disease or avoid wheat for other reasons, these local treats taste so good you won’t even notice they are gluten-free. Go Nuts for DoughnutsSidecar Doughnuts is a longstanding Costa Mesa favorite for fresh handmade doughnuts. Its custom flavors, such as the sweet huckleberry cake
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • K'ya Bistro's Strawberry Mojito By: Jenn Tanaka | photography by ralph palumbo
    There’s nothing quite like the ripe, sweet strawberries of California. Each year our state harvests more of these plump red berries than any other place in the country. Though the fruits start appearing in January, April marks the peak of strawberry season, when you’ll find the sweetest, most flavorful offerings. K’ya Bistro at
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • Martin A. Brower’s Along the Coast By: Martin A. Brower and Lawrence Christon
    Great Park hills coming alive Toll Bros., the Pennsylvania-based developer of luxury homes, has acquired another large parcel of land in Orange County, its second in the city of Irvine – this one in the highly desirable Great Park Neighborhoods. While other homebuilders in Irvine and south Orange County must typically purchase
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • My OC: Lawrence Higby, political partisan and arts patron By: Sam Dunn | Photography by Riley Kern
    In this contentious election season, who better to talk to than a political animal like Lawrence Higby? The Newport Beach resident is a native Southern Californian who, after receiving a political science degree from UCLA, jumped straight into politics by joining the presidential campaign of Richard Nixon. Then, during the Nixon administration,
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • Orange County's Best Restaurants By Brad A. Johnson
    A taco that defies the imagination. Sushi like you’ve never seen before. Dry-aged steaks that flip the paradigm for Spanish cuisine. Extraordinary pizza. Ten fascinating chefs. These are the 10 most essential restaurants in Orange County right now, and many are on the coast or nearby. They’re also merely the tip of the iceberg of the
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • Salmon Season
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • South Coast Plaza turns palatial for Pacific Symphony Chinese New Year dinner By: Ann Conway | Photography by Nick Koon
    It was a fairy-tale feast fit for Princess Turandot herself – succulent Peking duck breast and Misoyaki butterfish, all washed down with Heidsieck brut reserve Champagne. Staged under the glittering stained-glass dome of South Coast Plaza, the formal dinner for 150 guests celebrating the Chinese New Year was followed by the Pacific
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • Spring Fashion
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • Stacey Kaszton Jones’ Buenos Aires By: Rosemary McClure | photography by shutterstock.com and La Cabrera
    “Mi Buenos Aires querido – my beloved Buenos Aires – when will I see you again?” asks Newport Beach marketing and branding expert Stacey Kaszton Jones. It’s a rhetorical question. She knows she’ll be drawn back.  Jones, who lived and worked in Buenos Aires from 2007 to 2009, returns frequently and thinks
    Fri Apr 01, 2016
  • The Enduring Appeal of Crystal Cove By: Edward Humes | photography by Mark Rightmire
    Walk out to the water’s edge, then turn around,” Laura Davick says. “That’s the best spot if you want to see the past, present and future of Crystal Cove.” The woman whose own past, present and future are inextricably linked to this coastal place knows what she’s talking about. As gorgeous as the view
    Fri Apr 01, 2016