Fresh seafood is the specialty at Khoury’s Restaurant, which overlooks a sparkling marina dotted with yachts. From a perch on the outdoor patio, diners can enjoy freshly caught salmon, swordfish, and mahi-mahi seared on a fiery grill and accompanied by tasty sides. The restaurant also serves lobsters, which can be eaten with drawn butter or used as a weapon to guard your dessert. On Sunday morning, they unveil an expansive brunch buffet with carving stations, made-to-order omelets, and jumbo shrimp and oysters.
Patrons of Pelican Joe's Bay Boat Rentals don the captain’s hat and man the wood-paneled dash of 18-foot and 21-foot Duffy boats. Professional mariners show renters how to steer and remind them not to pick up hitchhiking penguins before vessels set sail on the waters of Alamitos Bay or waltz along the canals of Naples. Waterproof speakers blast music from iPods plugged into docking stations, and insulated coolers keep beverages cold as passengers fold back awnings to bask in the sun or relax in the shade of the 18-foot boat's canvas surrey top. Pelican Joe's Bay Boat Rentals outfits its floating lounges with complimentary ice and picnic linens and can also provide platters of gourmet snacks for guests to nibble while gathering the courage to toss diamond-heavy necklaces into the waves.
FrameStore's craftsmen have created more than 250,000 custom frames in the store’s 35-year tenure, designing pieces that now adorn the walls of prestigious institutions such as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Ritz-Carlton, and the Walt Disney Company. Professional designers guide FrameStore’s clients through the 2,200 moulding options that can accent paintings and treasured items while adding style and elegance to rooms. The store’s craftsmen then fashion pieces to patron specifications, outfitting frames with classic or museum-quality glass that blocks UV rays from bleaching out images or censoring pictures of the moon. Every piece goes through a 16-point inspection before it is given to patrons, and the team averages a seven-day turnaround on all of its projects.
For more than four decades, Soboba Medical Group's physicians have funneled their expertise into weight loss and nutrition, led by board-certified internist Dr. Allen Jay. Their custom treatment plans, based on each client’s history and weight-loss goals, incorporate medications such as nutritional supplements and lipotropics. Each plan facilitates initial weight loss, but also aids with long-term physical maintenance, preventing damaging yo-yo dieting.
To complement the weight-loss programs, the center offers supplementary treatments. Body wraps with vitamin B12, for example, are designed to relax and re-energize clients.
One of the first nurseries in Arizona to offer package pricing for tree growing, delivering, and planting, Moon Valley Nursery has flourished and spread into California and Nevada. At every location, the staff continues the tradition of delivering palm, desert, and evergreen trees day and night while cutting out the middleman. To further beautify homes, they help clients select shrubs and ground cover in the form of flowering morning glories, little johns, and lantana in three colors.
As a former teacher and counselor, Dupé Aleru founded Tutors for Tots Tweens & Teens LLC to be more than a tutoring service. She also wanted to offer counseling, special education, and other resources, so that whether students needed one-on-one tutoring, special-education services, or help preparing for tests, they could find it all in one spot. Today, using a developmental approach, her team of qualified teachers helps students in grades K–12 stay engaged and rise to each challenge, whether they're learning reading skills or applying to clown school.