Cynthia Rebolledo covers anything and everything food, culture and spirits.
8 days ago | Longform
"I think people need to change the way they look at our food system and everything we consume," says Michael Puglisi, owner and head of Electric City Butcher in Santa Ana. "Our guests are not just coming in to buy a piece of meat. They're actually...
10 days ago | Mobile Meals
While SanTana City Council is trying to ban taco trucks (carne asada is not a crime), the city of Costa Mesa is welcoming Orange County’s first and only permanent food truck park at The MET. A vertical creative campus consisting of three 12-story ...
16 days ago | Eat This Now
Hidden House Coffee are the newest roasters to SanTana, occupying a 1914 exposed brick warehouse space—but they are by no means new to the coffee scene. The family owned company opened its first location back inside a 120-year-old house in 2010 in...
18 days ago | Hops to It!
Dust off your Tommy Bahama shirts, luau skirts and coconut bras because Orange County’s only cask beer festival, Firkfest, is upon us — and they’re throwing a tiki party. Firkfest founder and organizer, Greg Nagel is responsible for curating the c...
21 days ago | Drink of the Week
Downtown Long Beach’s Padre is a Latin-inspired gastropub offering tasty bites like Oaxaca wings covered in bittersweet mole sauce and standout specialty cocktails. First-timers should start with the Pinchazo Margarita. Made with Maestro Dobel bla...