Anne Marie Panoringan
A contributing writer for OC Weekly, Anne Marie freelances for multiple online and print publications, and guest judges for culinary competitions. A Bay Area transplant, she graduated with a degree in Hospitality Management from Cal Poly Pomona. On Instagram and Pinterest as brekkiefan, and Snapchat as brekkie_fan.
5 hours ago | On the Line
While Downtown Fullerton may be known as a party atmosphere, places like D'Vine defy the stereotype. We spent this week with the talented Walid Alarja, learning how his brand came to be. Where does the name come from? Lena and I wanted something t...
4 days ago | Stick a Fork in It
From fundraising to meatless meals. From red to gray. You'll find a mixed bag of activities for the next week. Get out and enjoy the heatwave coming up before it really starts to feel like fall. Where do we even start? Jaime's Night at Cha Cha's L...
5 days ago | 100 Favorite Dishes
Newport Beach restaurants, especially at malls lifestyle centers, can be very chain-oriented (see most listings at Fashion Island). Yet the hidden gem in this sprawling outdoor oasis is a unique concept associated with a retail outlet. Cafe Beau S...
7 days ago | On the Line
I first learned of Henry Pineda at OCAPICA's Tastemakers of Orange County event last month. Henry joins our growing community of Filipino culinary professionals such as Steve Kling of Five Crowns and Ryan Garlitos of Irenia. His Anaheim establishm...
7 days ago | Now Open
The last name Goodell reminds us of past and present Orange County eateries: Aubergine, Troquet, Red Pearl Kitchen, A Restaurant/A Market plus the 25 Degrees brand in Huntington Beach. Over the weekend, Tim Goodell and Leslie McElroy quietly opene...
10 days ago | Stick a Fork in It
Italy's Torti Winery, the family-owned producer of Hello Kitty "fashion" wines, supplied South Coast Plaza's Antonello Ristorante with the goods to present (in collaboration with Sanrio) an inspired, four-course menu being offered now though ...