Fork & Knife
Chef Jonathan Blackford has opened Fork & Knife in Costa Mesa, a high-end market with grab-and-go prepared foods like freshly-made pastas, jams, sauces, dressings and more. Along with retail-focused items, Fork & Knife offers fully prepared meals for families to pick up. Serving as an extension of the home kitchen, the concept presents globally-inspired dishes that focus on fresh ingredients and bold flavors while presenting an innovative experience.
401 E. 17th St., Ste. A2, Costa Mesa
Play & Parties
Opening their new space at The Village at Orange mall, Creative Arts & Parties for Kids offers socially-distanced educational storytimes and interactive kids camps. Join Lisa Cohen, The StoryLady, for songs, puppets and imaginative tales. Monday through Thursday Play & Parties offers SuperHero Fun Training Camp and Fairytale Theatre and Musical Theatre Camp. Play & Parties offers unique opportunities for physical activity, singing, dancing, arts and crafts, and more.
2131 N. Orange Mall, Orange
Still Life Ceramics Pop-Up
Still Life Ceramics has now opened a pop-up shop located in Dana Point Harbor, marking its first location in Orange County. The ceramics studio and shop features handmade ceramics from local artists. The new studio also offers a variety of classes and workshops for beginners, experienced potters and kids. Of them is the popular “Rosé & Clay” class where participants are invited to enjoy a free glass of rosé at The Harbor Grill restaurant following the class.
34485 Golden Lantern, Dana Point
JW Marriott, Anaheim Resort
JW Marriott has opened a new location in Anaheim. To address recent needs, the JW Marriot, Anaheim Resort created Work. Learn. Play. packages for families to do their remote work and learning from a comfortable and luxurious environment. The packages offered take some pressure off parents, with free Wi-Fi, a 20 percent food and beverage discount, and more. Other amenities of the resort include fresh veggies sourced daily from the rooftop vegetable garden, outdoor swimming pool, augmented reality Secret Butterfly Garden and Digital Forest, as well as architecture that brings equestrian farming concepts to life.
1775 S. Clementine St., Anaheim
Modern Pediatric Care
One Medical, the modernized membership-based primary care organization, has brought its human-centered, technology-powered health care to Orange County. Located at the Crossroads Shopping Center in Irvine, One Medical’s office features both in-person and 24/7 virtual care via its mobile and web app. The Irvine location’s primary care offerings include pediatric services, full lab services, mental and physical health check-ins, chronic illness management and annual wellness visits, in addition to COVID-19 PCR and antibody testing by appointment.
3850 Barranca Pkwy., Irvine
By Madison Amirehteshami