2 years ago | People Issue 2015
One day in 2010, Elie Ayrouth received a tweet with a location. A reader of his website had located the thing he'd been searching for: Carl's Jr.'s footlong cheeseburger. Rumors about the mystical monstrosity had existed on the Internet for years,...
2 years ago | Film and TV
In front of a hardware store, Jack Vale stands with his wife, a petite brunette who is noticeably pregnant--as in, baby's-hand-hanging-out pregnant. A bundle of lumber rests on the ground; they stare at it. The dilemma: How are they going to carry...
3 years ago | 100 Favorite Dishes
We're now halfway through the Long March known as 100 Favorite Dishes (INSERT YEAR). YEAH!!! Hey, don't ding us for listicles: Weekly DataLab studies show ustedes love this gimmick, launched in honor of our coming Best Of issue. Besides, it is rat...
3 years ago | Pictures, Vids and Other Non-Writing Excuses
Now this is our kind of website. Fuck Yeah Pho is a Tumblr dedicated to the Vietnamese noodle soup we worship so much that we once executed a March Madness-style tournament to determine who has the best bowl in OC. Pho real...
3 years ago | Trendzilla!
Dressing up to "play Indian" isn't cool. It reinforces damaging stereotypes, makes a mockery of the oppression native people endure and violates the sanctity of cultural traditions. And yet people still say it's "just for fun." At least, the...
3 years ago | This Caffeinated Orange
Legions of Portola Coffee Lab fans will no longer need to wait in line each morning for a cold brew. They can simply open their refrigerators. OC's temple of caffeine has announced it will offer bottled iced coffee, a move that will expand the Por...