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Now in OC: 4 Buzzy New Happenings to See this November

Allison Mitchell | October 29, 2020 | Lifestyle


Get all dressed up Orange County—you’ve got somewhere to go.

TASTE London transplant George Barker has brought the flavors of the Mediterranean to San Juan Capistrano at his new restaurant, Mayfield. Designed by Saint Studio for Architecture and Interiors, the around-the-clock eatery is quickly growing in popularity thanks to its Friday and Saturday evening supper club, where guests can enjoy a five-course chef’s tasting menu, family style.

SEE Interior designer Paige Cogorno has created a hub of fine furnishings, art and decor at Canyon Studios, where she’s bringing multiple artisans together under one roof. The Laguna Canyon Road showroom will also house Layered by Paige Elise (layeredbypaigeelise.‌com), the designer’s curated atelier featuring high-end candles and linens imported from France and London, handcrafted pottery from Morocco and more.


SHOP Now more than ever, Carolina Herrera looks to celebrate philanthropy and help those in need. Through Carolina Herrera Heart for Hope, 10% of all handbag and accessories sales will be donated to the Red Cross and Red Crescent globally through Dec. 31, with shoppers also receiving a 10% discount storewide. “We bring passion into every stitch and scent, thought and care into every leather we touch. We believe that products tell stories, and we want them to help write this chapter too,” Herrera notes of the initiative, now active at the CH Carolina Herrera boutique at South Coast Plaza. “Through Heart for Hope and our enduring pieces, we hope to share the alegría de vivir that defines and unites us.”

STAY JW Marriott welcomes its first Orange County property with the debut of JW Marriott, Anaheim Resort at Anaheim GardenWalk. Boasting 466 guest rooms, including 19 suites, the hotel offers 43,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space highlighted by an augmented reality sculpture garden, an outdoor pool with cabanas and daybeds, a fitness center and pop-up spa treatments. On the dining front, three concepts—Parkestry (a rooftop bar and lounge), Citriculture (a full-service indoor-outdoor lobby bar) and JW Market (a grab-and-go eatery)—will be led by executive chef Amol Agarwal. Let the staycation begin.

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