Now Open Near Plum Tree: Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers!

Who doesn’t love a chicken finger? What is normally relegated to the bottom of the pub menu takes center stage at Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, and the humble menu staple deserves every bit of the spotlight. Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers keeps the menu short and sweet, plus relies on a cook-to-order method for the best tasting […]

How to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions a Reality in 2020

Enlist a friend. Recruit a friend or coworker to join you in your journey to your goal. By buddying up, you’ll have someone holding you accountable and depending on you for companionship and moral support. In the end, you’ll be less likely to throw in the towel. Take baby steps. Break your resolution down into smaller, more […]

Order the Avocado Toast at Claremont Village Eatery

Claremont Village Eatery is absolutely a high-quality use of the Claremont name. Since it opened in October, this newcomer has offered reasonably priced options for breakfast and lunch Monday through Saturday.   The most striking aspect of Claremont Village Eatery is a fan favorite: their specialty toasts. Classic avocado toast gets a flavor makeover with an […]

How to Host an Unforgettable New Year’s Eve Party

The fireworks, the drinks, the celebratory ambiance—what’s not to love about New Year’s Eve? If your idea of the perfect Dec. 31 includes all of the above—but not the uncomfortable formalwear and too-crowded bar scene—then consider hosting your own party on New Year’s Eve! Here are a few tips to help you host a party […]

Chang’s Asian Kitchen Brings Authentic Korean-Chinese Cuisine to Claremont

The owners of Chang’s Asian Kitchen, a new spot in Claremont, wanted to bring authentic Korean-Chinese food to the area — and so far, their new restaurant is getting great reviews from locals. All the food is made fresh to order, using handmade noodles. The restaurant specializes in black bean noodle (or jja jang myun) and […]

DIY Holiday Gifts They’ll Be Excited to Unwrap

Between the shopping and the parties, the hectic holiday season can really start to take its toll on your stamina—and your wallet! This year, keep your wallet full—and your stress level at a minimum—by making your own holiday gifts. Not only will your friends and family enjoy a meaningful gift made just for them, they’ll […]

Luminaria Nights: A Holiday Tradition Returns to the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

Experience a winter wonderland this holiday season at Luminaria Nights at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. As part of the celebration, more than 1,000 hanging lanterns will decorate the garden’s trails, creating an enchanted atmosphere. As guests make their way through the garden, they’ll be able to enjoy performances from local musicians, special holiday […]

Anyone Can Care for These Resilient Houseplants

Are you guilty of receiving a houseplant as a gift, only to quickly let it wilt and wither away? Even if you’re not exactly a natural when it comes to being a plant parent, there are still some houseplants hardy enough to withstand just about anything. Here are a few houseplants that practically anyone can […]

Nov. 24 Near Plum Tree: Yoga on Tap!

When Claremont Craft Ales opened in 2012, the goal was simple. It was to bring top-notch craft brews and serve them in a space that really felt like a community watering hole. That first year, the modestly sized brewery only produced 100 barrels—by last year, that number had grown to 3,000. Along with its rapid expansion in […]

Must-Know Thanksgiving Hosting Tips for Renters

 You don’t have to have a huge home in order to host Thanksgiving dinner. If you’re willing to think outside the box, you’ll have no trouble fitting your whole crew into your apartment! Here’s how to do it. Get creative with dining areas. If your dining room or eat-in kitchen is simply too small to […]