9 days ago | Longform
Even 10 years ago, Orange County's pub-quiz scene was mostly sad electronic games or drunks yelling out answers as a blurry television broadcast Jeopardy! But in this decade, trivia contests have become a mainstay at nearly every craft-beer bar an...
9 days ago | 100 Favorite Dishes
Hop Phan, hot damn! Leave it to Phan and the crew at Dos Chinos to create a majestic marriage of Asian and Mexican cuisine time after time. Their latest offering has taken Instagram by storm: Lobster Elote. The beautiful mess of a dish is undoubte...
10 days ago | 100 Favorite Dishes
The Boiling Crab may have spearheaded the Viet-Cajun crawfish craze in Orange County but the Kickin' Crab was an early adopter (with Edwin first writing about it in 2010). The lines here are usually shorter but the vibe and quality are more or les...
1 month ago | Culture
Attention smart-asses and know-it-alls: here is your chance to emerge from the bowels of our comments section and into the spotlight. OC Weekly and OC Pop Quiz are joining forces for a one-of-a-kind pub trivia tournament this September. Teams of t...
2 months ago | Art
Pirate's Dinner Adventure first docked in Buena Park in 2006 after Wild Bill's Wild West Dinner Extravaganza shuttered its saloon doors for good in the mid-aughts. The famous dinner theater spectacle now celebrates its tenth year moored on Beach B...
4 months ago | From the Dead Tree Edition
Think about Nevada for a minute: bright lights, big city. Frank Sinatra and fat Elvis. Bottle service at Mandalay Bay and figuring out how to afford a room at the Cosmopolitan. Indulgent breakfasts at the Peppermill. The Pinball Hall of Fame, Neon...