Think of the caipirinha as the mojito's artisanal Brazilian cousin, the snappy samba to the margarita's Mexican hat dance.

Brazilian Bomba

It’s time to step up to the caipirinha
JENN TANAKA | PHOTOGRAPHY BY RALPH PALUMBO
Sweet Finish

Local citrus fruits are the stars of refreshing seasonal desserts.

JENN TANAKA

Scallop Gratinéed at Taco María

A Classic Reborn
STEVE BRAMUCCI | PHOTOGRAPHY BY RALPH PALUMBO
Provenance's Brioche French Toast

Brioche French Toast at Provenance

STEVE BRAMUCCI | PHOTOGRAPHY BY RALPH PALUMBO

Gluten-free Goodies

JENN TANAKA | SIDECAR DOUGHNUTS PHOTOGRAPHY BY TAWNY ALIPOON

Food

Sweet Finish

Local citrus fruits are the stars of refreshing seasonal desserts.

JENN TANAKA

Scallop Gratinéed at Taco María

A Classic Reborn
STEVE BRAMUCCI | PHOTOGRAPHY BY RALPH PALUMBO
Provenance's Brioche French Toast

Brioche French Toast at Provenance

STEVE BRAMUCCI | PHOTOGRAPHY BY RALPH PALUMBO

Gluten-free Goodies

JENN TANAKA | SIDECAR DOUGHNUTS PHOTOGRAPHY BY TAWNY ALIPOON
Taco Maria's campechana, made with geoduck clam and  spiny lobster.

Orange County's Best Restaurants

A Taste of Brad Johnson's Top Ten
BY BRAD A. JOHNSON

Drinks

Think of the caipirinha as the mojito's artisanal Brazilian cousin, the snappy samba to the margarita's Mexican hat dance.

Brazilian Bomba

It’s time to step up to the caipirinha
JENN TANAKA | PHOTOGRAPHY BY RALPH PALUMBO
K'ya's Strawberry Mojito

K'ya Bistro's Strawberry Mojito

JENN TANAKA | PHOTOGRAPHY BY RALPH PALUMBO
A Restaurant's 90th Anniversary Black Tie Martini

A Restaurant

90th Annivesary Black Tie Martini
JENN TANAKA | PHOTOGRAPHY BY JOHN DOLE

Sweet on Cupid

A fusion of sweet Stoli Strasberi vodka with citrusy Cointreau liqueur drizzled with a kiss of grenadine
JENN TANAKA | PHOTOGRAPHY BY RALPH PALUMBO

The Day Spa cocktail - a healthy highball

A drink from Skyloft, Laguna Beach’s newest rooftop bar
JENN TANAKA | PHOTOGRAPHY RALPH PALUMBO

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