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South Coast Collection (Soco) and the OC Mix Add New Tenants to Impressive Lineup

By April 30, 2016June 20th, 2019No Comments

 A Combination of Exciting New Culinary, Retail and Design Merchants Join the

Award-Winning Offerings at Costa Mesa’s SOCO and The OC Mix

COSTA MESA, Calif. (April, 2016) – SOCO and The OC Mix, a trendsetting destination for shopping, dining, design and events, is pleased to announce the addition of several new and exciting culinary, retail and home tenants to their award-winning lineup of offerings. New tenants that have joined – or are soon to join – the roster at SOCO and The OC Mix include Restaurant Marin/The Guild Club, DRIFTER, Lightopia, and Room & Board.

“We remain committed to curating Southern California’s most compelling blend of tenants at SOCO and The OC Mix,,” said Scott Burnham, Partner in Burnham-Ward Properties, which owns the center, and chairman and CEO of Burnham USA, which manages the property. “As a result, visitors will find restaurants, showrooms, shops and experiences at SOCO and The OC Mix that they won’t find anywhere else. These latest additions to our center embody the unique spirit and energy of our lifestyle destination.”


SOCO and The OC Mix are excited to welcome these new tenants:


Restaurant Marin/The Guild Club – owned and helmed by Chef Noah Blom, Restaurant Marin and The Guild Club are sister restaurants and neighbors to ARC, the popular, award-winning restaurant at SOCO. Named after Managing Partner Marin Horwath von Blom, Restaurant Marin opened in April and provides an atmosphere of comfort, serving delicious options for breakfast, lunch and dinner, paired with housemade craft cocktails. The Guild Club, a dinner-only, reservation-required den tucked behind Restaurant Marin will offer a selection of expertly-selected beer and wines, which will complement Chef Blom’s classic menu, and is set to open in early May.;



DRIFTER – a fashion label offering elevated style by mixing luxurious fabrics with the independent mind, will open its first concept store at SOCO with the latest collection of “Retro | Modern | Punk” apparel. Opening in summer 2016, DRIFTER at SOCO will showcase the label’s men’s and women’s collections – including shirts, pants, sweaters, cardigans, jackets and tanks – in an experiential space that will show customers first-hand how DRIFTER creates the pieces that are inspired, designed, and made in Compton, CA.


Lightopia- Established in 2006, Lightopia has quickly evolved into a leading resource for lighting design professionals and homeowners, alike. With more than15,000 curated and exclusive lighting fixtures, ranging from vintage to retro-inspired, contemporary to modern, avantgarde to eco-friendly, Lightopia has something for every style, and also offers custom lighting solutions. Lightopia will open at SOCO this summer.


Room and Board – The modern American-made furniture and accessories retailer is moving form South Coast Plaza to open a showroom at SOCO early this fall. The 11,800-square-foot showroom will focus on providing modern inspiration and complimentary design services to help customers create homes they love.



About South Coast Collection and The OC Mix:

SOCO (South Coast Collection) is Southern California’s destination for inspiration, and a premier interior design, culinary, event and boutique shopping destination. Located in Costa Mesa just off the 405 Freeway, SOCO is easily accessible from all of Orange County and also makes it the perfect day trip from anywhere in Southern California. At the heart of SOCO is The OC Mix, a carefully curated collection of artisan, owner-operated culinary, fashion, and lifestyle purveyors inspired by the San Francisco Ferry Building and L.A.’s best shopping streets. SOCO offers an award-winning weekly Farmers’ Market on Saturdays, and a robust schedule of monthly events to appeal to a variety of interests. SOCO also is home to numerous landmark retail locations, including Brown Jordan’s first to-the-public location, and the largest Design Within Reach showroom in the world. Other especially noteworthy tenants of SOCO and The OC Mix include Cisco Home, ARC, PIRCH, Taco Maria, Portola Coffee, Surfas Culinary District, and HD Buttercup.  In addition to offering a truly unique and innovative lifestyle-enriching experience, SOCO and The OC Mix provide an impressive selection of special event venues, including open-air courtyards, cutting-edge showrooms and the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity.  For more information and a full store list, please visit