Shuji Sakai


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  • 4 years ago

    It feels like yesterday when Cismontane Brewing opened its doors in Rancho Santa Margarita.Time flies when you're old, kiddos (also - when you've been drinking). Still, we were knocked back somewhat to hear that Evan Weinberg and Ross Stewart are ...

  • 4 years ago | 100 Favorite Dishes

    Business and personal travels took me to some random places this year, and along with that came the opportunity to sample drinks not normally found round these parts. I'm going to apologize in advance for the things you might need to track down wi...

  • 4 years ago | 100 Favorite Dishes

    I raise a glass to you, dear reader, with best wishes for a happy holiday. For this writer, the year's favorite restaurants share a common denominator: all (ok, except one) very affordable places that you ought to visit often...

  • The best French bakeries in Orange County are concentrated in Little Saigon, and the best among those is a little bakery hidden next to a corner liquor store in Westminster. We've done our damndest to shout their name from the Weekly HQ rooftops, ...

  • 4 years ago | 100 Favorite Dishes

    Just one week left in our list of lists known as 100 Favorite Dishes (INSERT YEAR), which means that very, very soon, you'll be able to run to one of the awesome businesses who loan us a few square feet of space and pick up a copy of our annual...

  • 4 years ago | 100 Favorite Dishes

    The Peruvian green sauce at Inka Mama's carries on the precedent set last year of including condiments in our annual parade of food-cravings. The salsa de ají verde turns a small basket of ordinary bread into a dump truck for the spicy gree...


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