Guilty Pleasures


885Riding the Amtraktrain along the coastline in South County.

886 Angels broadcaster Rex Hudlerencouraging players to pummel one another.

887You take Angelshits where you find them.

888 Buying shoes and books at the aptly named Little People & Me/Shoe Story, packed with both classic and new children's titles as well as children's shoes and even clothing. Synergy can be a good thing. 1829 Westcliff Dr., Newport Beach, (949) 645-1355.

889 Sizzling3 Flavors-sliced shrimp, chicken and beef in a brown sauce that's still sizzling in a pan brought to your table-is worth the trip to Yee's, a South County Chinese-food institution. 23684 El Toro Rd., Ste. U, Lake Forest, (949) 837-1181.

890Watching kids cross creaky Rainbow Bridge into the Bowers Kidseum. 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana, (714) 567-3600.

891 Peltzer Pines Christmas Tree Farms in Garden Grove, Irvine, Orange and Yorba Linda.

892Jack Rudy (not the guy who killed Oswald). He produces the best fine-line, black and gray designs that not even cops will mistake for jailhouse ink. The man's a living legend within the tattoo community. He pioneered the monochromatic single-needle, photorealistic images, re-defining his medium to museum quality. Basically, he's the shit. Tattooland, 2641 W. Lincoln, (714) 827-2071.

893Making like Sinatra, karaoke-style, at El Torito. 5995 Katella Ave., Cypress, (714) 761-8155. Fri.-Sat., 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

894 All-too-convincing local undercover cops who target gays for sex crimes.

895 Newport Beach Public Library Foundation, which continually presents exciting speakers and thought-provoking programs, including an upcoming roundtable on crime in OC.

896 The big sharksthat hang over the drunks at the Balboa Saloon. 700 E. Bay Ave., Newport Beach, (949) 673-9783.

897 The big shark that hangs over the sober chowder chompers at the Crab Cooker. 2200 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach, (949) 673-0100.

898 Sharks are our friends, people.

899 Hipposkill more people annually.

900 Ditto wild pigs.

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