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.
3 days ago | 100 Favorite Dishes
One of south county's newest eateries is tucked in the back of Mission Viejo's Union Market. Hummus Bowl's concept is simple enough: Have a delicious base product you could build upon. Selections range from a wild mushroom with caramelized onions ...
3 days ago | Food Festivals
Yes, it really is that time of the year again. In fact, a week has already passed! You've still got four more weekends to get your fair face on, so let's get down to business. Getting there doesn't have to be a drag. If you mock all those taking t...
4 days ago | Stick a Fork in It
There's a bit to drink this weekend as we ping pong between Newport Beach and Costa Mesa for suggestions. Our best advice for times like this: bring along a designated driver. Stay close to home while the rest of the 'em are headed to Comic-Con. G...
4 days ago | 100 Favorite Dishes
Everyone's got a sandwich they like— BLT, grilled cheese, bologna, veggie, etc. Mine has changed from a cold cut sub combo with Stephanie throughout high school, to grilled bread surrounding hot fillings. And while most locals can tell you about t...
5 days ago | 100 Favorite Dishes
I admittedly possess a tooth that's more salty than sweet. However, there are always exceptions. Like that time I gazed upon the Everything Cake at Slice. If there isn't already a mascot for cake porn, this should be it. Beautiful, multi-laye...
6 days ago | 100 Favorite Dishes
Before Brio, I'd never been to an Italian chain restaurant that didn't seem a little cheesy (and not in the good, stringy way). Most of them were trying too hard to please folks who can't afford a trip to experience the real thing. So the bar was ...