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Din Tai Fung--In SoCal!

Even though I’m back in Southern California, there’s still a lot to do and see (and eat!)  Din Tai Fung just opened at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, and I met up with a few friends from my program in China for lunch.  40 more words

Southern California Businesses Working Hard To Attract More Chinese Tourists

COSTA MESA (AP) — On a hot summer day, nearly two dozen Chinese tourists descended from a white shuttle bus for an afternoon of shopping at one of Southern California’s signature upscale malls. 771 more words


From Big Ship to Road Trip

While I prefer the indulgence of a 7- to 10-day vacation, there’s a lot to be said for the pair of mini-vacations that book-ended the kiddies’ summer break. 395 more words


Diptyque Friends and Family 8/9/14

This past weekend my cousin and I attended the Diptyque Friends and Family Event in South Coast Plaza on August 9, 2014. I’m admittedly late to the game as Diptyque perfumes have been around for ages, but I’m glad I found scents that I like from this company. 644 more words


Ladies and gents, your Long Beach Angels!

By Jim Tortolano

The slower pace of summer often gives way to reflection. One of my favorite mental pastimes is the premise of “What If?”   In the context of this website, some big what-ifs about Orange County history. 906 more words

Jim Tortolano