Eating in San Clemente

From new locations and ventures to established and beloved mom-and-pop places, if you are hungry, San Clemente is a satisfying place to eat. Chances are, you’ve walked by these places, maybe on a daily jaunt to the beach, but if you want to enjoy San Clemente in a fun new way, follow this guide. 

The Fisherman’s an Icon of San Clemente

Fisherman’s Restaurant and Bar have been popular landmarks in the San Clemente community since 1981. Perched atop the entrance of the pier, patrons, both locals and out-of-towners, flock here to enjoy any meal of the day or simply pop in to enjoy a tasty snack or a delectable dessert. Many of the dishes featured on the menu come directly from…

Getting to Know Dan Bane

I am a lead attorney in the current lawsuit to stop the Toll Road, a business owner, and former San Clemente Planning Commissioner.

Mrs Pucker in The Kitchen!

Pucker Urban Farm is an organic lemon farm located in the hills of San Juan Capistrano, California. Their organic lemons are picked directly from their trees and made into an easy to use, nutritionally beneficial four-ounce drink. It is this process that created the newly popular Mrs. Pucker’s Lemon Shot.

Fiorina: A Woman’s Destination

 Article Julia Vitale | Photography Gia Luciano  When you first walk through the doors of Fiorina, you immediately feel at home. A warm greeting awaits as you hear welcoming music, breathe in luxurious Fiamma candle scents, and most importantly, see endless eye candy almost screaming to be brought home with you. Owner Nikki Vitale and her wonderful staff have a…

James Crawford: International Entrepreneur

 Article Lindsay Linegar | Photography Images courtesy James Crawford  Nikki Vitale of Fiorina started her partnership with James Crawford of Venture Leather shortly after opening the shop on Avenida Del Mar. After years of learning, traveling and experimenting with leather, Crawford has figured out how to make unique leather bags well, and deliver them to you right here at home.  After…

Angel House a Charity to Watch

 Article Lindsay Linegar  In December 2016, Lifestyle Publications partnered with the nonprofit organization, Angel House to open a home for orphans in India. Thanks to their dedication and the generosity of donors, the magazine has helped 50 street children gain access to a better life, and hope for a future.  Here at San Clemente Lifestyle Magazine, we were excited to…

You’re Invited!

 Article Gia Luciano  Boys & Girls Club of the South Coast Area  The Boys & Girls Club of the South Coast Area is located in the heart of San Clemente and is a hotbed for youth activity. The Club is equipped with game rooms, classrooms, an art studio, two technology labs, a teen center, two gymnasiums, a playground, ball field…

Fair Dinkum / The Real Deal

 Article Lindsay Linegar | Photography Timothy Reed Murphy  Taking inspiration from an Australian phrase meaning true, genuine or "the real deal"; Michael Lanzon has created an inviting space in the heart of Dana Point. Originally from Australia, Lanzon envisioned Fair Dinkum Coffee and Beer Co. as a place where people could come to escape their daily routines and experience authenticity.  “You…

Pets Love Botanicals Too

 Article Gia Luciano | Photography Lisa Brill  Of course, we’re cruelty-free ~ we love our furry friends too much!  At Qēt Botanicals, we’re all about plant-based skincare. We’re also passionate about cruelty-free ingredients.