Gustavo Arellano is the editor of OC Weekly, author of the syndicated column ¡Ask a Mexican!, and Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America. He started at the paper with an angry, fake letter to the editor and went from there—only in Anacrime!
10 hours ago | 100 Favorite Dishes
Was it really any question who'd win? Burritos La Palma, after all, won Best Food Truck and Best Burrito in this week's Best Of issue. It won Best Street Taco in Tacolandia this past summer, after winning an award last year. It's gotten so mu...
12 hours ago | Drink of the Week
I’ve said many times in these pages that I don’t like beer, but I’m trying, fam. I’m trying to broaden my palate, and I think I’ve determined that I like lagers. I do like Negra Modelo, and I just found another lager that I enjoyed: Golden Road Br...
2 days ago
Ever just want to get away from it all, steal a boat, and throw your luck in with the sea? Sure, the waves and typhoons and kraken will be ready to send you to the deep, but better water than Donald Trump, you know? Thankfully, we at OC Weekly hav...
3 days ago | OC Media
We at the Weekly are Luddites at heart, for better or worse—our web editor is a steampunk queen, for chrissakes. So that's why we've never truly jumped into every journalistic flavor of the month (remember when infographics were a thing? How ...
3 days ago | Food Reviews
Vietnamese restaurants are famous for offering dozens of different dishes, for slapdash décor and for epic dining rooms, but Quan Long Hoa is none of these. When I first opened its menu, I thought pages were stuck to the three I thumbed through; I...
7 days ago | Pictures, Vids and Other Non-Writing Excuses
This was my Tuesday this week: put the finishing touches on next week's Best Of issue, help San Román hone down his awesome exposé of some tire-slashing pendejos, approve invoices, meet with sources on one story, meet with sources on another story...