FORGING BEAUTY & VITALITY IN FULLERTON and BEYOND
A lifestyle webzine showcasing all the wonderful things that our diverse city and neighboring locales have to offer.
 
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SHOPPING on Commonwealth Avenue

SHOPPING on Commonwealth Avenue

Strolling down East Commonwealth Avenue, we stopped into several retail shops to gaze upon all the wonderful things that they have for the 2017 Holiday Season.     read more...
Colette's Catering Celebrates 25 Years!

Colette’s Catering Celebrates 25 Years!

Twenty-five years is a long time to be in business and testament to a quality product; excellent service; and creative marketing. Colette Coffman’s eponymous Colette’s Catering hits all three prongs with panache and élan. What started from humble beginnings in 1992 — of a one-woman operation focused on cakes and...
Firkfest: Caskaway Tiki Beer Fest

Firkfest: Caskaway Tiki Beer Fest

Even though Firkfest happens in March, they really should have it on April 28th, the Day of the Nagel. It's Greg's beer-mustached mug that looms large over the entire affair, grinning Chesire Cat-like with a nonic-shaped glint in his eye.     read more...
Destination: Chef Fullilove's Barbara Jean (Los Angeles)

Destination: Chef Fullilove’s Barbara Jean (Los Angeles)

Renowned as a Patina Group vet, Chef Jason Fullilove is now back with a highly personal concept. His Barbara Jean in Los Angeles, a restaurant pop-up, is a celebration of American Soul Food kicked up a notch.     read more...
Fins Poke Fusion Revolutionizes Drive-Thru

Fins Poke Fusion Revolutionizes Drive-Thru

The newest and brightest entry into the poke foray is Fins Poke Fusion, located where the grimy Roadside Burgers used to languish, and is making Orange County proud as a trailblazer in Southern California's restaurant industry. read more...
Destination Brea >> Macallans' "Taste of the Season"

Destination Brea >> Macallans’ “Taste of the Season”

Finally, a whiskey bar devoid of the ubiquitous festoon of trophy stag, moose, and/or jackalope; antler motifs; and other woodsman-y paraphernalia.     read more...
Santa Ana >>Native Son Alehouse: Balance + Brew

Santa Ana >>Native Son Alehouse: Balance + Brew

I never yogi-ed before and the bar patrons looked at me with eyes asking if I was lost. Neither Chef Andrea Machuca or Yulia Kulakova from Khilana Yoga scoffed at my lack of experience , so we’re off to a great start!     read more...
Destination Brea >> Lillie's Q Sunday Brunch

Destination Brea >> Lillie’s Q Sunday Brunch

If you're looking for some really delicious endless eats, Lillie's Q in Brea with their Sunday Brunch is just right. At $24.99 for adults and $9.99 for children 3-10 years old, you'll want to go again and again.     read more...
Downtown Fullerton Bartenders' Appreciation Party

Downtown Fullerton Bartenders’ Appreciation Party

'Tis the season of giving and nobody does it quite like Larry Houser, owner of Bourbon Street and founder of Fullerton Cares Autism Foundation. In cooperation with Nolet Spirits, USA he invited 75 of Fullerton's bartenders and servers to a swanky appreciation party.     read more...
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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Salon Pt. 2

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Destination Newport Beach >> Gelato Paradiso

Destination Newport Beach >> Gelato Paradiso

To this day, I have not stumbled upon another gelato place that has even come close to the one in The Eternal City. That is until I took a trip to Gelato Paradiso in Newport Beach. &nsbp;   read more...
Destination Anaheim >> Fest of Ales 2015

Destination Anaheim >> Fest of Ales 2015

This is the most wonderful time of the year. It is the dawn of Oktoberfest, the rise of the finest craft brews, and peak-season for all those of age to enjoy the camaraderie involved with the many local beer festivals.     read more...
Destination Brea  >> Macallans Public House

Destination Brea >> Macallans Public House

To celebrate National Scotch Day there was only one destination that came to mind: Macallans Public House in Brea. Because, let's face it, with a name like Macallans they've got to be showcasing some stellar Scotch.     read more...
Destination Costa Mesa >> AnQi's Fashionably Early Wednesdays

Destination Costa Mesa >> AnQi’s Fashionably Early Wednesdays

Orange County's hottest club is: Fashionably Early Wednesdays at AnQi by Crustacean. Sister to their killer beats Fashionably Late Fridays, it answers the question, “Can I get home by Cinderella time?”     read more...