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.
4 days ago | Stick a Fork in It
Free up your evenings, because this week's guide is full of dinners. Lots and lots of them. Sometimes the weeks have tons of booze; this isn't one of them. Pick your favorite cuisine and book it! And be sure to vote for Bracken's Kitchen's video o...
4 days ago | Chain Reactions
While we frolicked around Tanaka Farms last month, one thought crossed our mind, "Where's Gudetama?" Nevermind that it (Sanrio informed us, unlike Hello Kitty, Gude is gender neutral) is a lazy egg; it's been our favorite character since Pochacco....
5 days ago | Chain Reactions
Back in March, we were offered a challenge: Dine at as many South Coast Plaza restaurants participating in their 50th Anniversary. We powered through three hours and six eateries. Well, another roundup of dining specials is happening right now thr...
6 days ago | On the Line
A recent participant in Tastemakers of OC, Bao Anh Ton's family oversees a trio of establishments within close proximity of each other: Quan Hy, Quan Hop and Hoa Nguyen. Since I knew so little about him, I took the opportunity to take him through ...
11 days ago | Stick a Fork in It
We travel the globe this week, as our search for things to enjoy cover Hawaiian, Indian, Japanese and Mexican. There's also some of the healthiest, plus some of the most guilt-inducing eats thrown in for good measure. Grab a fork and dig in— you'v...
13 days ago | Stick a Fork in It
We recently attended a private whiskey tasting (Thank you, J & V!) at Blinking Owl, and learned about an exciting development for the local distillery that just celebrated their first anniversary. Plans are percolating to include a dedicated e...