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.
12 hours ago | Now Open
The only thing more exciting than a new dining option in Laguna is a second option. Fans of Moulin in Newport Beach and Alessandro Pirozzi can rejoice, as both brands are relishing in their gradual, beach city expansion. The two restaurants are ev...
1 day ago | On the Line
When Edwin mentioned Cross Roast in his Now Open column, I was dying to check it out. While James Leung follows a quick service model that's become tried and true, his personal twist fits right in to our county's diverse ethnic backgrounds. Even m...
4 days ago | Food News
Less than a month ago, we predicted there would be a shift in Downtown Santa Ana's culinary scene. Movement continues this week, as one of the most underrated chefs in Orange County informed us that he would be leaving his post at Leatherby's. "It...
6 days ago | Stick a Fork in It
There are celebrations every which way you look this week. Special dinners, happy hours and tasty pizza are definitely in your future, so prepare to party! And if you need a guest to join you at Tanaka Farms, we don't mind clearing our schedule. S...
9 days ago | On the Line
Another non-traditional (yet very relevant) subject in our On the Line series, Ryan Wagner's CulinaryLab is bridging the gap between what is taught in culinary school and what real life work experience teaches. I stopped by his recently renovated ...
11 days ago | Stick a Fork in It
If you've ever really believed in something, then you know how we're feeling. From the spirits to the head distiller to the founders, we firmly support the Blinking Owl. Conceptualized in the minds of Brian and Robin Christenson roughly four ...