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!
2 hours ago | Gunkist Memories
Next week marks the 70th anniversary of Mendez, et al vs. Westminster, et al, the landmark civil rights case that found school segregation against Mexican-American students in Santa Ana, Orange, Westminster, and Garden Grove illegal and that was s...
3 days ago | OC Media
Anchors Away: OC Weekly Sold to Local Boating-Mag Publisher So remember when I wrote almost a year to this week that this infernal rag was for sale? Welp, we finally found a local millionaire who we hadn’t insulted TOO much to buy us—and thank All...
3 days ago | Drink of the Week
Bartenders around OC know I'll drink most anything except cocktails using ginger beer. It's weird, because I love ginger everything, appreciate its snap—but I've always found its sudsy cousin annoying (then again, I might be the annoying one: I lo...
4 days ago | ¡Ask a Mexican!®
DEAR MEXICAN: I enjoyed reading the letter some years back from the lovely Mexican lesbian about lip liner. I have met several guys from Mexico who came to the U.S. so they can come out of the closet. Nothing warms my middle-aged gay heart more th...
4 days ago | Really?!?!?
Foxfire, the legendary Anaheim Hills restaurant-cum-bar that served as a den for three generations of MILFs, cougars, and the 20-some-year-old men who wanted to get laid every Friday and Saturday night, is closing at the end of the month, sources ...
5 days ago | Food Reviews
Last month, I went on a Little Saigon run with Dee Nguyen of Break of Dawn, perhaps the most underrated restaurant in OC not named Anepalco's or Old Vine Café. We started at Cho Tam Bien on a Monday morning—me with three hours of sleep, Nguyen acc...