Italy-born chef Ugo Allesina "has raised the bar at Prego" with "Italy's best culinary hits" -- this Irvine eatery is "definitely worth a visit" writes Gayot.
Spot the majestic gray whale in its peak migratory season with this excursion, which leaves from Newport Beach and travels 15 miles into the Pacific.
"It's been a very happy New Year so far for whale watchers," as SoCal gray whale sightings have hit record numbers (CBS Local). Take advantage with this cruise.
Hunt for more than 30 varieties of fish such as white sea bass, halibut, barracuda and yellowtail on a choice of deep sea fishing excursions.
Retreat to the AAA 4-Diamond Fairmont Newport Beach for a day of pampering, complete with two hourlong treatments plus pool and amenity access.
Citrus City Grille "boasts American fare, contemporary Asian and European favorites, along with a modern flair" (Gayot); 94% of Travelzoo guests love it.
RokPrime Steakhouse & Grille invites Travelzoo users to taste select meats and seafood grilled in its "rok" method, which uses a 752-degree volcano stone.
The praises for Chapter One are endless: Zagat rates it "very good to excellent" (24), OC Weekly named it a best new restaurant and it's on four CBS LA "Best Of" lists.
Lazy Ox Canteen is a "foodie paradise" that serves "amazing, out-of-the-box" dishes (Zagat). Sit down to a five-course chef's dinner for two.
Save 50% on dinner or lunch for two at Gaucho Grill, which Gayot praises for its "respectable Argentine cuisine."
Hunt for more than 30 varieties of fish such as white sea bass, halibut, barracuda and yellowtail on a 10-hour deep sea fishing excursion around Catalina Island.
Voyage to "the prettiest of all the SoCal beach towns" (Frommer's) and stay just 15 steps from the beach at the Pacific Edge Hotel on Laguna Beach for 55% off.
Perched on The Westin Bonaventure's 35th floor, LA Prime provides a "grand dining experience" with "fine cuisine" and a "360-degree view" (Gayot).
Dine on "classic and innovative dishes" (Gayot) amid "candlelit wooden tables, antique brick walls and a central crystal chandelier" at this Old Pasadena gem.
Enjoy this winter heat wave on an afternoon kayak excursion from Newport Fun Tours, which has a 91% positive rating from Travelzoo subscribers.
"With three delicious food tours to choose from, Old Towne Orange Walking Food Tours tempts you to bite off more than you can chew" (CBS Local).
Cruise the high seas in search of whales, dolphins and other sea creatures during this excusion off the Gold Coast.
Past Travelzoo guests call a visit to Xylem Salon Spa an "excellent experience" with "exceptional" service -- "the staff went above and beyond."
Amadeus Spa and Salon "has retained its 25-year status as the area’s 'go-to' spa sanctuary" says Day Spa Magazine of the "local staple" in Pasadena.
For 55% off, coast through Newport Bay with up to seven friends and a bottle of bubbly during a 90-minute electric boat cruise.
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