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25 39th Pl, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA
The Belmont Brewing Co., with outside seating with ocean views in 3 directions, is a must for weekend brunch. Food is good, and locally brewed beer is fantastic and perfectly price. This picture is at the inside bar. My camera phone didn't pick up...
490 Union St, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
428 S Hewitt St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA
KTCHN is a hidden cash-only brunch pop-up with a cult foodie following. Chef Felix G. Barron, IV's creative combinations of ingredients invigorate the palette. The menu rotates regularly with the pictured including Carnitas Corn Pancakes and Grits...
30806 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, USA
One of the benefits of having a rocky coastline (like the one in Laguna Beach) is that you get some amazing tide pool formations which offer the opportunity to view sea anemones and starfish (and various other saltwater critters) up close. The...
Tahquitz Falls, Palm Springs, CA 92264, USA
Tahquitz Canyon loop is a short but spiritual two-mile loop along the peaceful Tahquitz River to the 60-foot Tahquitz Falls. Whether it’s rushing in spring or trickling in fall, the setting is stunning with sheer white cliffs contrasting with the...
Victoria Beach, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, USA
If you want to get away from the madness of Main Beach, Victoria Beach offers a quieter experience. It's a little harder to get to, but the extra effort is worth it. From Pacific Coast Highway, turn into Nyes Place to find a parking spot, walk...
1510 Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802, USA
Disneyland isn't just for kids so while your little tyke takes hours dressing a bear at the Build-a-Bear workshop stop in at the Uva wine bar where you can watch them from afar as you sip some California wine and nibble on something that isn't...
6410 E Chapman Ave, Orange, CA 92869, USA
This restaurant is truly a gem in the fine dining scene of Orange County. Nestled atop Orange Hills, this restaurant offers breathtaking panoramic views of glamorous Orange County. To see it in all its illuminated glory, you'll have to visit...
1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA
Known as the Grey Ghost during World War II, the Queen Mary is floating history. Built in Scotland, the ship's maiden voyage was from England to the West Coast of the United States. Over the course of its lifetime, the Queen Mary has played the...
201 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA
The Congregation Ale House Chapter is a local favorite where you can have a proper confessional with your buddies inside or out on the covered patio. With dark wood accents and stained glass features, you may feel a little guilty for drinking in a...
1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA
Docked next to the Queen Mary in the Port of Long Beach, there’s an impressive submarine known as Podvodnaya Lodka B-427 Scorpion. Once owned by the Soviet Navy, the submarine worked with the Russian Pacific Fleet and was used as a diesel-electric...
20 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105, USA
Kings Row was the first gastropub in Old Pasadena, and currently employs the only Certified Cicerone in Pasadena. They have a great selection of beers, and, if you're struggling to decide what to order, I highly recommend their "King's Burger."...
440 S Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92805, USA
The newest addition to Anaheim, The Packing District is a fun way to spend your day! With several restaurants and vendors inside, you can eat, drink, and shop your way through the building. Complete with a weekly Farmer's Market, a coffee stand,...
102 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA
This gastropub's second location in the LA area is located in the beautifully preserved two-story banking hall (with lovely floral accents on wood paneling) of a 1925 historical landmark, right at the beginning of the Pine Avenue social scene....
16105 Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708, USA
Birthday weekend in OC. Coming back from the beach in Palos Verdes my brother took me to what he said were the best spring rolls I would ever try. I was a little skeptic. But... This is real vietnamese food like I have never had in my life. The...
2100 East Cesar E Chavez Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
The Mexican food at Guisados is great simply because it doesn't try too hard. The owners, Armando de la Torre Sr. and Armando de la Torre Jr., aim to make every dish just how mom used to make it, and they succeed on every level. From humble...
1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291, USA
When I Crave: Brunch I Go To: Gjelina And I Order: Moroccan Baked Eggs So Gjelina recently made it onto my go to list for brunch spots. Since eating there, I haven't been able to get the Moroccan Baked Eggs out of my head. Look at them! These...
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