Sail roundtrip from Los Angeles on board Carnival Inspiration to Ensenada this Spring.
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.
Sit down to Sunday brunch and bottomless mimosas for two at Public Kitchen and Bar, which boasts "tasty items" and a "see-and-be-seen vibe" (Zagat).
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.
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.
"Chef Philippe Chow brings his signature Chinese fare back to LA" with his new Beverly Hills hot spot (LA Confidential). Save 55% on dinner and drinks for two.
Citrus City Grille "boasts American fare, contemporary Asian and European favorites, along with a modern flair" (Gayot); 94% of Travelzoo guests love it.
Culina at the Beverly Hills Four Seasons is an "Italian stunner" that's "lovely on all counts," raves Zagat (23). Save $130 on a five-course dinner with bubbly for two.
Save more than 50% on dinner and drinks for two at The Six, which Zagat praises for its "creative menu" and "cool atmosphere."
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.
Save more than 55% on a package at Wat Po Thai Spa, with locations across California that all boast 4-4.5 stars on Yelp.
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).
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