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  • Blogs

    October 9, 2014

    Long Beach Lunch: The Auld Dubliner

    One of the greatest joys about eating in Long Beach is finding that unassuming, unexpected and surprisingly authentic ethnic fare; and this column has proved that you can easily wander your way through the cuisines of El Salvador, Cambodia, Trinidad and Peru, all without ever leaving city limits. ... More >>

  • Film

    February 20, 2014
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    September 27, 2013

    Schooling the Bartender At Fullerton's Tropics Lounge

    If you've only driven past this bar in the industrial section of Commonwealth Avenue in Fullerton, it's likely you thought the name was misspelled. The sign reads, "Trop'cs Lounge," the stem from the "i" in Tropics having dropped long ago, and no one bothered to replace it. Pair the dilapidated sign ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2013

    We Hang Out With Some Crazy Marines Drinking Their Asses Off at Coachella

    In full grips of the dry desert heat, the fine art of day drinking at Coachella becomes a game of survival of the fittest. Sweltering temperatures in the high 90s aren't necessarily ideal conditions to bombard your liver with alcohol. And unless you've been used to trekking through sand in the Middl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    Hanging Out With Aaron Sanchez

    House of Blues menu revamping. Bud Light spokesman. Chopped judge. Aaron Sanchez keeps a hectic schedule, but that didn't stop him from sitting down with us at Downtown Disney's House of Blues patio to chat about guacamole, his TV obsession and rock 'n roll.So what brought you to House of Blues?The ... More >>

  • Music

    November 8, 2012

    Cougar Connection

    [Ask Exene] Meet a cougar who'd rather nurture a cub than ravage one

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    Rascal Flatts - Verizon Amphitheater - September 14, 2012

    See Also:*Stagecoach Festival 2012 in Photos: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly*Stagecoach Festival 2012: Top Five Performances*[Slide Show]: Rascal Flatts at Verizon Wireless AmphitheaterThe year is 2000: Faith Hill is atop the Billboard charts with, "Breathe," America is just now falling in love with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Five Politically Active College-Student Types and the Alcohol They Drink

    With a college pub as great as the Anthill, you're bound to meet some drunk people every once in awhile. Some of them can be pretty cool. Others cans be super opinionated. Hilariously, people share both similar opinions and favorite drinks.

  • Music

    April 12, 2012

    Riley vs. the Budweiser Chelada

    [3hree Things] Riley Breckenridge takes on the clam-chowder-flavored beer

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    3hree Things: Riley vs. The Budweiser Chelada

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.​ In an attempt to continue the tried and true tradition here at 3hree Things in which ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Itzcoatl Ocampo Escapes Death Penalty Enhancement . . . Temporarily

    ​Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas announced this morning that a suspected serial killer will face four special circumstance murder counts but his office has not yet determined if it will seek the death penalty against Itzcoatl Ocampo.At a press conference loaded with reporters, Rack ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Budweiser To Launch a Reality Show on ABC (That Has Nothing To Do With Beer)

    PR Newswire​Today, Beerpulse posted on its Facebook page the news of a Budweiser reality show coming to ABC on Jan. 21.  Those who follow Beerpulse, a craft beer news site, are typically those programmed to hate the Anheuser-Busch InBev empire, and thus, a snark explosion ensued. "I envi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    Captain America Brand Weed Seized in Major Cross-Border Tunnel Raid

    ​U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security agents seized 17 tons of marijuana Nov. 15, when they discovered a tunnel that appears to be one of the largest cross-border smuggling operations in recent years. According to an Associated Press story on the bust, the tunnel was some 400 yards long and stretched b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2011

    Drink of the Week: Lucky Buddha at Capital Seafood

    Photo by Meranda Carter​Just as with Target and Trader Joe's, a brand has made it when it populates multiple locations in the same city. Take, for example, the gang at Capital Seafood. As if the Diamond Jamboree hustle and bustle weren't enough, it took over the former Fish Market space at the Irv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Anheuser-Busch Wants the 713... and the 714?

    Flickr user tsandHow is drinking Bud Light 713 Beer like having sex in a boat? Both are fucking close to water.​Our sister blog, Eating Our Words over at the Houston Press, reported that Anheuser-Busch's parent company, AB InBev, has applied for trademarks on the number 713--which just happens to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Drunk After Work: Classic Q Billiards & Sports Club

    If you throw a chicken strip, we guarantee it'll hit a pool table.​The Place: The Classic Q, 4250 Martingale Way, Newport Beach, (949) 261-9458; Hours: Monday through Friday, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.The Deal: 25 percent off all appetizers, $5 for select appetizers, $4.50 for house ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Coors Light Exec: "Budweiser is Going Down, Baby"

    ​As I always point out, I'm not a beer drinker, but that doesn't mean I don't taste it. And I've never understood why anyone would bother with either Budweiser or Coors, or their Light derivatives--it all smells like piss to me, and tastes barely better. But that obviously means nothing to America ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Drunk After Work: Morton's The Steakhouse

    ​ The Place: Morton's The Steakhouse, locations in Santa Ana and Anaheim.The Hours: Mon.-Fri., 4:30-6:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to close. Santa Ana also has the same hours on Sunday.The Deal: $5 beers; $6.50 wines; $7.50 Mortinis and cocktails. Bar bites ranging from $6 to $7. Anaheim lists bar bite de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Tapas and Beer In Rancho Santa Margarita: First Taste

    ProfessorSalt.comGrilled chicken marinated in achiote with pineapple rice​If you thought I meant Papas and Beer, that south-of-the-border mega-bar, calm down. This is Tapas and Beer, a new restaurant that seeks to fuse a small-plate concept with a neighborhood sports bar.And the place looks like a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Tonight: OC Music Awards Best Live Acoustic Finals at Fullerton Museum

    ​Tonight, the Fullerton Museum will host acoustic artists vying for the Best Live Acoustic title at the 2011 OC Music Awards. The winner will get a four-day recording session at Red Bull Studios, $1,000 Best Buy gift card, an Ernie Ball endorsement and a chance to perform at the big event on March ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Drunk After Work: House of Big Fish and Ice Cold Beer

    ​ The Place: House of Big Fish and Ice Cold Beer, 540 S. Coast Hwy., Ste. 200, Laguna Beach, (949) 715-4500; The Hours: Mon.-Fri., 2:30-6:30 p.m. The Deal: 25-cent shrimp-and-wings extravaganza; $1 oysters; $5 margaritas; $1 off all beers. $5 well drinks, plus a handful ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    OC Music Awards At Gypsy Den in Santa Ana Tonight

    OC Music Awards 2010​We're more than halfway through the OC Music Awards showcase series--and getting closer to the 2011 Music Awards Ceremony at the City National Grove of Anaheim on March 5. Tonight, local acts Justin Soileau, Micah Brown, Parker Macy Blues, Danny Maika, and The Foxx & Da Ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Drunk After Work: The Balcony Grill & Bar

    Edwin Goei​ The Place: The Balcony Grill & Bar, 2710 Alton Pkwy. Ste 215, Irvine, (949) 387-0888; The Hours: Drink specials, all day Sunday through Thursday. Open till 2 a.m.

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    OC Music Awards at the Gypsy Lounge Tonight

    Sarah Buss​​As we mentioned in December, the Gypsy Lounge will host the Orange County Music Awards tonight. Sadly, this will be one of the last shows there before the venue closes its doors. The five acts on the bill--Gromble, Strange Birds, May McDonough, Kiev and California Condors--will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Drunk After Work: Lucille's Smokehouse

    Edwin Goei​The Place: Lucille's Smokehouse, 2550 Park Ave.,, Tustin, (714) 259-1227. Also available at its other locations; check Lucille's website for addresses. The Hours: 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 p.m.-close all week. Available in the bar only The Deal: Appetizers from $1.95 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Drunk After Work: Asian Tapas

    Edwin Goei​The Place: Asian Tapas, 6380 Irvine Boulevard, Irvine, (949) 651-8999; The Hours: Mon.-Fri. 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. The Deal: All 16 ounce draft beers and domestic beers are $2.00 each, and all 16 ounce imported beers are $3.00 each. Prices on shochu and sake range bet ... More >>

  • Film

    November 11, 2010

    America, Back On Track

    The little guy saves small-town USA (and its corporate overlords) in 'Unstoppable'

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Drunk After Work: Cucina Alessa

    Edwin GoeiThe Place: Cucina Alessa, 520 Main St., Huntington Beach, (714) 969-2148; The Hours: Mon.-Thurs., 3-6 p.m. & 9-10 p.m.; Fri., 3-6 p.m. & 9-11 p.m.; Sat., 9-11 p.m.; Sun., 9-10 p.m.The Deal: $4 antipasti. $6 pizza marghertia or beef carpaccio. $3 draft ( ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 9, 2010

    College Night Bowling

    Lucky Strike Lanes and Lounge

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Wolfmother at the House of Blues Last Night​Wolfmother August 19, 2010 House of Blues, Anaheim Despite being close enough to Disneyland to see the whites of Mickey's eyes, Wolfmother transported a veteran crowd at House of Blues Anaheim directly to a 1970s, sweat drenched U.K. rock bar. From the balcony, all you could re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Wavves at the Glass House Over the Weekend

    Mary Bell/OC Weekly​Check out our Wavves/Growlers/Crystal Antlers/Abe Vigoda slideshow here!Wavves/Growlers/Crystal Antlers/Abe Vigoda August 13, 2010 The Glass House The Hype: In 2004, an energetic 18-year-old named Sean Carlson pulled together the first Fuck Yeah Fest in Echo Par ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Love It Or Hate It? Six Qualities Of The NorCal Music Fest​I've been to music festivals in Southern California, in the Midwest, Northern California and the East Coast, but I had an epiphany at the Harmony Festival in Santa Rosa (about an hour north of San Francisco) last weekend. There, I realized that for some reason, NorCal mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Watch The 2010 KROQ Weenie Roast Live (On Your Computer)

    ​If you didn't get tickets to the sold-out show tomorrow, you can watch the concert here on Heard Mentality or's Webcast at Aside from live performances, there will also be backstage interviews with Sublime with Rome, Stone Temple Pilots, Hole, The Temper Tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    This Week In Food

    Flickr user HeadOvMetalBacon and eggs on the brain?​Do you love breakfast more than this guy? Doubt it.See what you missed this week on the Stick A Fork In It blog after the jump!

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Wheat Beer Showdown

    cogdog / CC BY 2.0Mothership Wit​With the masses of craft beers now widely available--many coming out of our southerly neighbors in San Diego County--American beer doesn't have quite the same stigma as it once did. There is certainly still the watery, cheap swill to uphold that stereotype, but wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    Over the Weekend: Return of the Dream Team at the House of Blues, Anaheim

    The Hype: Despite Orange County's out-dated reputation as a no-fly zone for hip-hop, this local showcase of MCs and DJs at the House of Blues, Anaheim grabbed some serious attention thanks to the eclectic, four-piece tribe Return of the Dream Team. The supergroup of sorts is Huntington Beach duo LD ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    Last Night: Rufus Wainwright at the House of Blues

    Last Night: Rufus Wainwright and Lucy Roche Wainwright at the House of Blues Anaheim. Better Than: A night at the Met.  Best Overheard Question: "Is Rufus gay?"   Download: Poses; "14th Street" off Want One It was the most dressed down I'd ever seen Rufus Wainwright, which, if you've ever ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2007

    Sunday's Headlines & Surprises: Pipe Bomb Rocks Long Beach

    Bud Light No More, You Pick Again: My-Thuan Tran reports this morning that the “Starbucks generation” of Vietnamese Americans “couldn’t stand dingy” Little Saigon restaurants and is building “stylish and spotless . . . swank” restaurants in response. Bao Tran, 34, quit a job in insuran ... More >>

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    July 20, 2007
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    June 21, 2007


    On deck with weekend warriors angling for the mighty Humboldt squid

  • Music

    August 17, 2006

    Live Review

    Your New Favorite Fuzz: Peach Fuzz at Alexs Bar, Long Beach, Sunday, Aug. 13

  • Columns

    August 17, 2006

    !Ask a Mexican!

    Special Food Edicion

  • Music

    March 10, 2005

    Our Crowd Will Pound Your Bar

    Nex Level makes hip-hop look Eazy

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Stupid Tanned Hot Chicks

    Always bringin me down!

  • Music

    November 14, 2002

    A Very Mullet Christmas

    The Shout make it out of the trailer park

  • Features

    February 7, 2002
  • Culture

    October 18, 2001

    Mau-Mauing the Fact Catcher

    Dave Mau and the aesthetic of everything

  • Culture

    September 6, 2001
  • Music

    March 2, 2000
  • Food

    October 21, 1999

    The Land of the Rising Beer

    And thats why were here

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