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SOCO: South Coast Collection

3303 Hyland Ave. Costa Mesa, CA 92626 | Costa Mesa | 949-760-9150

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SOCO in Costa Mesa is a collection of shops, restaurants, and even a farmer's market on Saturday that is proving to be Orange County's ultimate shopping destination—take THAT, LAB/CAMP pretenders! From the OC Mart Mix, to Surfas, to any number of crafters, popups, clustertrucks, and even big-but-cool chains, watch this place get even better in the coming years.


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    All summer long, the SOCO shopping center hosts alfresco movie nights for only 10 bucks. Kids gets in for free, but the screenings bring out a beer garden, food trucks and live jazz, making...
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    For a fraction of the cost to go out to dinner and the theater, head instead over to SOCO for an evening of alcohol, cartoons and pizza. This Tuesday night, the ultra-trendy shopping center...
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    Though temperatures in OC never exactly got cold this winter, we'll still take any reason to celebrate the coming of the new season. For the third year, super-hip shopping destination SOCO...
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  • Culture:
    In only a few years, Delilah Snell and Nicole Stevenson have managed to build a crafting empire and homegrown-food community. (Full disclosure: Snell is our Mexican in chief's fiancee.)...
  • Stick a Fork In It: Mexi Meals
    Last month, I promised details were forthcoming on the first-ever OC Weekly-KCRW hot sauce/salsa contest, winners which will be announced at the inaugural Patchwork Edible festival held by...
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    Sitting in traffic for two hours a day, five days a week can push a person to the breaking point. Sometimes, we all need to escape. For elderly widower Carl Fredricksen in...
  • Stick a Fork In It: Mexi Meals
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  • Stick a Fork In It: 100 Favorite Dishes 2013
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  • Navel Gazing: OC Media
    Who knew you could use old issues of OC Weekly for something other than birdcage liner! Jenny Porrett, a fashion design student at Fullerton College found a way to preserve them forever...
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    Celebrate the arrival of spring this weekend as SoCo, the artistic/DIY/gourmet-locavore collaborative, hosts a family-friendly event at it's ultra-trendy establishment. In addition to the...
  • Stick a Fork In It: Local Eats
    More often than not, when we think holidays, we think FEAST. Overindulging, eyes bigger than your stomach, "Where's the Aperol?" feasting. But what if your family is a single parent (or...
  • Stick a Fork In It: At the Farmer's Market
    We admit it. We love The OC Mart Mix. For all the tea, oysters, cocktails and meetings we hold there, you'd think it was our second home. Yet for all the fabulousness within that complex, we...
  • Stick a Fork In It: Eat This Now
    The good hawkers at a farmer's market have a way of luring you closer to hear their pitch. Without that skill, I would have kept right on walking past the Sola Jam booth at the SoCo Farmers...
  • Stick a Fork In It: Things To Look Forward To
    Was it last year? I think it was, but anyhoo, I still have great memories of being a judge at SoCo Farmer's Market "Farm to Food Truck" contest, which pitted some of OC's finer luxe...
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    The SoCo Outdoor Cinema, brought to you by Eat | See | Hear, the SoCo Collection and the OC Mart Mix, features a summer evening of live music, food, art and a screening of the Oscar-winning...
  • Stick a Fork In It: Things To Look Forward To
    UPDATE: Gustavo here. Am ripping off Dave's post from January because I can haha, but also to remind people to snatch up the few remaining tickets for this Saturday's shindig. Click here for...
  • Stick a Fork In It: At the Farmer's Market
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  • Food: Reviewed
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