Even with the surprising, okay, VERY surprising news that Taylor Swift's latest album sold a whopping 1.2 million copies in its first week, almost everyone can agree that the music biz is in a heap of trouble. Labels and artists alike are scrambling to make a buck any way they can. Sometimes this co ... More >>
We wrap up our time with George and Lawrence a little envious; being not only good friends, but business partners must have more positives than negatives, right? And making desserts for a living can only be a win-win situation. Wonder if they need someone to stage for them?Since sharing a recipe tha ... More >>
Orange County's favorite wafflería officially opens its third location today in Rancho Santa Margarita. The Bruxians treated the local food bloggerati last night to a fabulous pre-opening celebration during which we sampled our way through countless delicious versions of Bruxie favorites, as well a ... More >>
Asshole. Prick. Handsome. I've been called all three. But Karin Pouw, a spokesthetan for the Church of Scientology, dropped a u-bomb on me in a Feb. 20 email.
She called me "unprofessional." Sniffle. Between Feb. 13 and 18, I called the church's media-relations outfit in Los Angeles t ... More >>
Photo by BruxieCan you believe it's only been a year to the day that Bruxie opened in Old Towne Orange? It's been a few months since we broke the news, but as they promised, Bruxie opens their second location on their auspicious day in Downtown Brea, in the corner space formerly occupied by Fatbu ... More >>
Halloween has come and gone. Our costumes are once again being put away, packed in boxes or hung in closets, pushed to the corners of our minds until next year. But one culinary theme remains throughout the rest of autumn: pumpkins. While your squash-based sculptures won't keep through November, ... More >>
http://www.lepainquotidien.us/You read Anne Marie's preview last week of the new Belgian bakery at Fashion Island by Anne Marie. Today, amid a flurry of press releases the bakery has announced Le Pain Quotidien is officially open.The chain, which started in Brussels in 1990, went on to conquer th ... More >>
Photo by Christopher VictorioToday we continue our Q&A with Dean Simon of Bruxie in Orange. Have no idea what Bruxie is? Where've you been?
If you missed the first part, click here to read it. And stay tuned tomorrow for a recipe.
What show would you pitch to the Food Network?My idea for a sh ... More >>
Myspace.comHot artists from Gorillaz to Lupe Fiasco are releasing new material. The cool part? The songs will be available online for download, and the cost ranges from totally free to "name your own price." These artists are among the most creative and challenging in popular music today, so ... More >>
ProfessorSalt.comThe Bruxie Burger!If you have the chutzpah to open a one-item restaurant with variations on that single specialty, that thing better be so amazingly good that people gladly line up around the block for it and wait, and wait... Bruxie, the brand new waffle restaurant in Old ... More >>
Despite Eggos might lead you to believe, waffles aren't just for breakfast. A few years ago, I was in Brussels. After a morning hunting chocolates and settling on a box from Leonidas, I had a few Euros left in my pocket, and a hunger for a snack--something to tide me over until dinner.
Spencer Kornhaber / OC WeeklyBeer: Way more civilized in stemmed glasses.The Place: Brussels Bistro, 222 Forest Ave, Laguna Beach; (949) 376-7955.The Hours: 4 to 7 p.m. dailyThe Deal: Draft Stella Artois, Hoegaarden and Leffe Blonde, and house Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon, each yours for $4 ... More >>
Lilledeshan Bose[Via Consequence of Sound]Since U2 canceled their North American
tour due to Bono's back injury, Interpol also had to postpone a few headlining shows originally scheduled around the band's opening dates for U2.
Photo courtesy of Universal and ZapomatikAlfred Hitchcock appears frequently in Johan Grimonprez's lauded film Double Take.Alfred Hitchcock's television show and movie cameos frame the trajectory of the mass media's influence on collective fear in a highly praised documentary screening Thursday n ... More >>
Mixer for a Mission, 5:30 p.m.
Held at the Diamond Club in Angels Stadium, Project Access assists low-income families and seniors of affordable housing to achieve self-sufficiency through access to onsite education, health and social services. Price: $35
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