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SCM Restaurants Adapt to Challenges brought on by Pandemic

May 13, 2020

SOUTH COAST METRO, Calif., May 12, 2020 – The talented chefs who work in South Coast Metro’s many renowned dining establishments know there are many ways to prepare a fine meal. In fact, there are more than 100 restaurants located within a one-mile radius of South Coast Plaza with approximately half of them now doing takeout and curbside services. Many of these restaurants have now implemented creative new ways to keep serving their guests despite…

Enjoy the Perfect Mother’s Day Brunch or Dinner at Home

May 6, 2020

Moms show their love all year long so be sure to show your love on her special day! Make her Mother’s Day special this year with a delicious meal at home! These South Coast Metro restaurants are offering a variety of takeout options to help you spoil mom. Vitaly Call Vitaly to place your order and ask for free delivery or take out on May 10th. 714.662.5500 Meal & Flowers: Special Mother’s Day package includes one…

Costa Mesa Brings Experiences Into Your Home with Virtual Performances, Art Walks, Online Shopping and Cooking Demonstrations

May 4, 2020

As the world continues to adjust and adapt to effects of the coronavirus outbreak, including practicing social distancing, the in-person connections will be few and far between for a while. Until travel restrictions are eased and normal operations can resume, Travel Costa Mesa and other local attractions have created content and virtual “armchair” experiences to stay engaged with those at home doing their part to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Following is a roundup of Costa…

Metro Events

Acting Classes for All Ages this Summer

Theatre Camp for Kids & Teens: During SCR's 2, two-week camps, kids and teens in Grades 3-12 are teamed with their own age groups to learn about acting and other aspects of theatre, such as design, improvisation, stage combat, singing, playwriting and more. All classes are taught by their faculty of experienced professionals—and everybody has lots of fun!
A Range of Acting Classes for Adults: There’s a lot of opportunity with adult acting classes at SCR—whether you’re interested in having fun, polishing communication skills, overcoming shyness or just gaining a little spontaneity in your life. PLUS: There’s no pressure; it’s all about relaxing, enjoying the acting experience—and making new friends along the way. Summer classes for adults run July 6-Aug. 26 and include improvisation and advance scene study.

Restaurant News

Market Sale

Pop-up market sale every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 10am-4pm. Offering a wide array of produce, dairy, breads, clam chowder, fresh and live seafood, prime steaks, wine, cocktails and desserts. Cash and credit cards only; bring your own bags. Safe environment with concierge shopping; small groups only.

Re-Opening on Friday, May 15 for take-out, curbside pick-up and/or delivery:
  • Boudin|SF at Metro Pointe
  • AnQi by House of AN at South Coast Plaza
  • East Borough at The CAMP
Please visit restaurant websites, check social media accounts or call ahead to verify in case of changes.

Brewery & Brewpubs are Alive & Well

Online ordering, direct from Karl Strauss website, is now available! To go along with this awesome new feature, they've crafted an entirely new menu with social distancing in mind. In addition to your all time favs, they now have “Meals at the Ready,” a section aimed at providing better flexibility in getting the meals you crave.
Karl Strauss also developed a handful of awesome promos throughout the week to help make life just a little bit easier:
  • Get Back Monday = 20% off all packaged beer, hard seltzer, cider and cold brew coffee
  • Wing Wednesday = 20% off all wing orders + 20% of Endless Summer Hard Seltzer
  • ReSupply Friday = $5/32oz & $10/64oz draft beer fills

Retail News

5 Ways to Support South Coast Metro Businesses

  • SHOP LOCAL: Shopping at local essential businesses will help the local economy. Look for businesses that are offering curbside pickup or delivery.
  • GIFT CARDS: Buy gift cards for yourself or for future gifts for in-service businesses that are temporarily closed.
  • ORDER TAKE-OUT: Many local restaurants are offering take-out and delivery so you can enjoy your favorite meals and treats at home.
  • SHOP ONLINE: Many of your favorite shops are still selling their items online. Shop online and have it delivered right to your home.
  • GET SOCIAL: South Coast Metro businesses are on social media too! Like and share their posts. Leave positive reviews for them on Yelp, Google, and Facebook.

The Ultimate Guide to South Coast Metro

Everything you need to know about Orange County’s Urban Center can be found in The Ultimate Guide to South Coast Metro. The guide focuses on South Coast Metro’s comprehensive array of amenities to serve businesses, residents and visitors. This unique blend of premier office and residential environments, hotels, performing arts, unsurpassed shopping, and over 100 restaurants is what makes South Coast Metro the preferred address for those who want a vibrant mix of commerce and culture.

South Coast Metro Preferred

Our latest insert published in Orange Coast Magazine focuses on South Coast Metro’s comprehensive array of amenities to serve businesses, residents and visitors. This unique blend of premier office and residential environments, restaurants, hotels, performing arts and unsurpassed shopping is what makes South Coast Metro Orange County’s Urban Center.

South Coast Plaza Gift Certificates

South Coast Plaza Gift Certificates make the perfect gift for any occasion! South Coast Plaza Gift Certificates are available in any denomination up to $5,000 and honored at more than 250 stores and restaurants at South Coast Plaza, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, South Coast Repertory and The Westin South Coast Plaza. For more information, contact Diane Pritchett at 714.435.2109 or alliance@southcoastmetro.com

Check out the South Coast Metro 360!

The glossy, full-color magazine that covers Orange County’s  cultural, culinary and commercial center. Visit our website at southcoastmetro.com or call Diane Pritchett  for a hard copy of the 2017/2018 issue: 714.435.2109


Available Mondays through Sundays

Select South Coast Plaza boutiques and restaurants are participating in SCP 2 GO, a new and convenient curbside shopping service. Visit South Coast Plaza's website daily for updates about participating boutiques and restaurants.

Updates from Metro Pointe at South Coast