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The mission of each monthly edition is to serve as a resource for our readership - features penned by experts in their respective industries designed to provide education, information and entertainment focused on the interests of mature adults in Orange County.

Each issue of this monthly glossy format publication is direct-mailed into EVERY 55+ senior community in Orange County, direct- mailed to 55+ homeowners and is available on high-foot traffic stand locations and distribution locations across OC, including EVERY senior center and public library branch, as well as medical offices, hospitals, retail and restaurants.

Why “Sorbet” you ask? Our editorial team considered a number of options with the goal of finding a moniker that would communicate “light, active, fun” to an ever-growing younger population of 55+ adults. Sorbet is a fruit-flavored ice served between courses as a palate cleanser. We thought the name was particularly apropos for our audience – individuals poised to embark on the main “course” of their lives and all of the wonderful activities, accomplishment, entertainment and endeavors to come.

We will strive to continually improve the depth and breadth of our editorial content. If you have a topic you’d like to see addressed or would like to share feedback or thoughts on any aspect of Sorbet, I encourage you to call or email me directly.

Jody Robinson, editor
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VIEW restaurant at the Vea Hotel in Newport Beach

Travel Jody Robinson

VIEW restaurant  at the Vea Hotel  in Newport Beach

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The Somm's STASH

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The Somm's STASH

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Day Tripping in Style at Desert Hills Premium Outlets

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Day Tripping  in Style at  Desert Hills  Premium Outlets

Full disclosure: I’m a mom of teenagers and as such, am continually on the hunt for bonding opportunities tha...

Greetings from Lake Tahoe California

Travel Jody Robinson

Greetings from Lake Tahoe California

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Kansas City, Missouri

Travel Jody Robinson

Kansas City, Missouri

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Isn’t it Time he made Santa’s Nice (Looking) list this Season?

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Isn’t it Time he made Santa’s Nice (Looking) list this Season?

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Henry’s Coastal Cuisine

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Henry’s Coastal Cuisine

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Water Grill Crafts Incomparable Culinary Creations

Dining Out Jody Robinson

Water Grill Crafts Incomparable Culinary Creations

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Entertainment Sorbet Mag

City Cruises’ Seasonal Whale Watching Experience Returns!

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Minneapolis The City by Nature

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City Cruises' Thanksgiving Brunch & Dinner Cruises

Dining Out Sorbet Mag

City Cruises' Thanksgiving Brunch & Dinner Cruises

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Absolutely Fabulous. The Happiest Place in OC for the Holidays!

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Absolutely Fabulous. The Happiest  Place in OC for the Holidays!

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Orange Hill Restaurant. Prime Steaks, Primo Views and an Unparalleled Weekend Brunch

Dining Out Jody Robinson

Orange Hill Restaurant. Prime Steaks, Primo Views and an Unparalleled Weekend Brunch

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O SEA | seafood for thought

Dining Out Jody Robinson

O SEA | seafood for thought

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Savor Handmade Moments at North Italia

Dining Out Jody Robinson

Savor Handmade Moments  at North Italia

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Destination Dining. Gema

Dining Out Sorbet Mag

Destination Dining. Gema

The tastes emerging from downtown San Clemente’s new contemporary Mexican restaurant Gema are influenced by i...

City of Hope Orange County Receives $25 Million Gift from Argyros Family

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City of Hope Orange County Receives $25 Million Gift from Argyros Family

The transformational gift was announced at the 2022 Hope Gala featuring Nick Jonas Visionary philanthropist Ju...

Park Hyatt Aviara. An Unforgettable 5-Star Luxury Coastal Escape

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Park Hyatt Aviara. An Unforgettable 5-Star Luxury Coastal Escape

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