The Beers, Bourbon and Bacon Tour

On Saturday, July 27, the Orange County Soccer Club hosted their second annual Beer, Bourbon and Bacon Festival. The festival united beer lovers and soccer lovers as a way to bond before the OCSC vs. Sacramento Republic FC game. With about three hours before game time, OCSC opened their stadium doors to the Orange County community to enjoy unlimited beer tastings from about 20 local breweries. As you walked in …

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5 Best Local Wine Bars

Are you looking for a relaxing spot to enjoy a nice glass of wine? A date night for a wine connoisseur? Or are you trying to turn Wine Wednesday into a daily routine? Look no further and check out these five local wine spots to get your red, white and rosé fix on!   Bacchus Bar and Bistro Bacchus Bar and Bistro is the perfect neighborhood hangout spot to have …

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Best Spots to Get Your Sunday Brunch Fix

The best way to avoid the Sunday blues in Orange County is to grab a group of your closest friends and head to the hottest local brunch spots in Irvine and Newport Beach. Eat and drink your worries away with pancakes, bacon and let’s not forget the magic of “bottomless mimosas.” Below are some awesome hot spots to get your Sunday brunch fix! Habana 708 Spectrum Center Dr Irvine, CA …

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Dessert Delights

I am a sucker when it comes to dessert. As much as I love salty food, you can always catch me craving a cupcake, ice cream or even a slice of cherry pie. So, I have made it my mission to break down some of the best dessert spots in and around Irvine to help you satisfy all of your sugar cravings! Afters Ice Cream Afters Ice Cream combines my …

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Professional Sports in the Heart of Irvine

Growing up in Irvine, I never viewed it as the home of a professional sports team. Frankly, many of us locals aren’t aware that there is a venue large enough to host a professional sports franchise. Orange County Soccer Club is setting out to change this perception and bring professional sports to a city that thrives on fandom and athleticism. In 2011, Orange County became part of a new national …

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Where to Celebrate National Margarita Day

Forget about the chocolate and hearts on Valentine’s Day – there is a new holiday sweeping over the month of February that deserves national attention. Friday, February 22 will mark National Margarita Day. Grab your friends and go on the ultimate Orange County margarita tour to celebrate! Nothing goes better with tacos or chips and salsa than a refreshing margarita. Between a night out with the girls or going on date night …

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Irvine’s Best Group Fitness Classes

New Year, New You, New Work-Out Plan! Happy 2019! With the beginning of a new year always comes new resolutions and goals. Fitness always seems to be at the top of most peoples’ resolution list. However, no one wants to go to the gym alone! I am here to help jump-start your 2019 fitness goals with a list of excellent group workout classes to check out in Orange County over …

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BoxHaus Provides New Path to Fitness

Jab. Crossed. Hooked. These three little words are not only the names of boxing punches, they are also the motto for Orange County’s newest fitness studio, BoxHaus. Located in Newport Beach, BoxHaus is paving the way for the hottest new trend in the fitness world. BoxHaus opened its doors in February 2018 and is the creation of Andre Huseman and Vanessa Bourne. Both Huseman and Bourne are longtime entrepreneurs in …

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Sofar Sounds: The Intimate, Pop-Up, Concert Experience

Music junkies rejoice. Orange County has opened its doors to a secret musical portal by welcoming Sofar Sounds. Sofar Sounds is the ultimate place for fans looking to have a more intimate experience with not only local artists in their community, but some of the biggest up-and-coming names in the music industry. Started in 2009, Sofar Sounds’ goal was to transform everyday spaces such as living rooms, coffee shops and …

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