Brad A. Johnson’s Best Places to Eat in Orange County 2020 The Orange County Register has begun rolling out the sixth edition of Brad A. Johnson’s guide to the Best Places to Eat. Several of South Coast Metro’s restaurants are included in the guide. Instead of the usual ranking of Brad’s 75 favorite restaurants, this year’s Best Places to Eat is roadmap to dining well and putting food on the table during the pandemic. To…

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Seven South Coast Plaza restaurants will be open Thursday, November 26 for dining and there are many options to preorder Thanksgiving dinner for home. For the first time, Water Grill will serve on Thanksgiving Day. Vaca and The Hall Global Eatery will offer a Thanksgiving family feast for takeout. Other fast-casual eateries currently have seasonal-themed savory offerings and SCP bakeries and confectioners are stocked with tempting holiday treats. Sur La Table has hands-on Thanksgiving cooking…

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Virtual Gala, Oct. 16 includes an excerpt from new Richard Greenburg Play Early in the pandemic, Artistic Director David Ivers approached award-winning playwright Richard Greenberg to write a play for our times; the result is A Shot Rang Out—A Play in One Man. Ivers will be featured in an excerpt from this new play as part of SCR’s virtual fundraising gala, Friday, Oct. 16. Ivers is also part of the silent auction—one of the prizes is a surfing…

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Three Orange County Mayors joined with local business leaders, representatives of workers, and small business owners to urge Governor Gavin Newsom to issue theme park health and safety guidelines so that theme parks have a chance to re-open safely. The Mayors previewed a new website – ReOpenOCNow.com – which encourages residents to contact the Governor and encourage him to issue the guidelines – while highlighting the economic harm caused by the continued closure with no…

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Kearny Real Estate Company’s Elevate@Harbor recently joined the South Coast Metro Alliance, a nonprofit corporation including over 60 office property owners, hotels, apartment home communities, arts organizations, universities, retail centers and major companies located in Orange County’s South Coast Metro (encompassing north Costa Mesa/south Santa Ana). Los Angeles-based Kearny Real Estate, a vertically integrated company specializing in the acquisition, development, asset management and property management of office, industrial and land assets in Southern California, invested over $20…

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