Brian Bennett

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    This Week In Food: Sushi Documentary, Where The Fuck To Drink? and Beer Nog

    ​ Why yes, that is Vincent Van Gogh's Stary Night made out of salts and spices. Read all about this masterpiece and others in this week's edition of highlights from the blog.

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    On The Line: Brian Bennett Of Paul Martin's, Part Two

    Photo by Meranda Carter​Supporting and sourcing local growers is important to Paul Martin's; and when we asked Brian Bennett about some of the purveyors they utilize, we received a comprehensive list of every food-related vendor they work with! Learn more about his passion for food, and find out h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    On the Line: Brian Bennett of Paul Martin's American Grill, Part One

    Photo by Meranda Carter​One of the visionaries behind Paul Martin's, Brian Bennett teamed up with Paul Fleming in selecting local purveyors and perfecting the sustainable menu at their ideal neighborhood restaurant. With a personality as grand as his Tommy Bahama shirt collection, Bennett shares q ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2011

    A Sneak Peek At Paul Martin's

    Photo courtesy of Lee Healy Marketing CommunicationsFresh salmon, Meyer lemon vinaigrette, chilled quinoa & bulgar wheat salad​We had the opportunity to explore Paul Martin's (American Grill) Orange County debut at the Irvine Spectrum yesterday. All hands were on deck for final preparations: s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    Mario Lopez to Be at Restaurant Rave Event at Irvine Spectrum

    ​Did you know A.C. Slater from Saved By the Bell has a cookbook? Yes, Extra host Mario Lopez recently debuted a cooking tome called Extra Lean Family -- and what's more is it's not even his first cookbook. Lopez will appear at the Irvine Spectrum under the Giant Wheel on Thursday, Oct. 6 from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2006

    A Third Anniversary Gift for Iraq

    Who knew that our political and military leaders were such a bunch of ol' sentimental softies? As a gift for the Iraqi people to mark the third invasion of their country, our leaders got them a miniature version of the invasion, Operation Swarmer. The mini-invasion has all feature that made that ful ... More >>

  • Features

    November 25, 2004
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    October 21, 2004
  • News

    October 2, 2003

    Queer Eye for the GOP Guy

    Gay activist sets the record straight about Log Cabin Republicans

  • Features

    November 7, 2002

    Son of Scary

    Evil spawn of OCs Scariest People

  • News

    September 19, 2002

    The Republican Suicide Bomber

    Bill Simon played gays and religious conservatives for idiots and likely destroyed his own campaign for governor

  • Columns

    September 5, 2002
  • News

    August 22, 2002

    Bill Simon's Queer Principles

    The self-described courageous GOP gubernatorial candidate wants gays to keep quiet while they give him money and votes

  • News

    February 28, 2002

    Good Gaddi Almighty!

    Even as Edison was claiming it was nearly bankrupt, it paid the new Peace Corps chief more than $300,000 in bonuses

  • News

    August 9, 2001

    What the (Third) World Needs Now

    Gaddi Vasquez led the county into the 1994 bankruptcy. Now hes poised to run the Bush-era Peace Corps

  • News

    June 7, 2001

    He Learned It by Watching Bob!

    Former Dornan aide Brian Bennett promises to save SoCal Edison by any means necessary

  • News

    April 26, 2001
  • Columns

    February 22, 2001
  • News

    October 19, 2000

    Cox Stocks Take Big Knocks

    Newport Republican still backpedaling on Chinese spies

  • Features

    August 17, 2000

    Dear Mr. Fuentes

    Letters to the most powerful Republican in Orange County

  • News

    February 10, 2000

    Gay-Baiting Brown

    Did a smear campaign force Republican ''caveman'' out of key Assembly race?

  • News

    August 19, 1999

    Coming Out!

    Jim Toledano is a married father of two. Now the Democratic leader is ready for a new role: Gay activist

  • News

    January 28, 1999


    Hustler publisher may out Southern California congressman

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    November 12, 1998

    White Trash Disco

    Bob Dornan's shameful final hours

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    February 19, 1998

    Rohrabacher: 'I Am Not a Homosexual'

    Angry Republican stirs up OCN

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    October 24, 1996

    The Secret Lives of Bob Dornan

    Inside the Fevered Imagination of O.C.'s Most Infamous Congressman