Every Monday, Clay Oven Irvine executive chef/owner Geeta Bansal
shares an interview that she's done with some of the heavyweights of
European cooking. Today, she regales us with a visit to Barcelona,
where Sebastian Mazzola is making his name at 41°. Enjoy!
Orange County businessman Roy M. Cox apparently did not know that no means no.The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has won a stipulated judgment and permanent injunction against Cox, a Santa Ana resident who ran an international, robocalling telemarketing business that routinely violated the Nationa ... More >>
J FischerDwarves, legendary punks who intentionally offend those around them -- faking the death of their guitarist, HeWhoCanNotBeNamed, is said to have gotten them dropped from Sub Pop, for instance -- are descending into Orange County for a good ol' fashioned punk show with fellow legends LA ha ... More >>
Austria, a Latin Alternative outfit from Argentina, is a week into its current Southern California tour that will keep the six-piece band busy around town until the 18th. Bringing their latest album Nada along for the ride, the band's sound was described to me as Coldplay en Español. With acoust ... More >>
The tango is one of Latin America's most sensual and enduring contributions to the world of art. Tango Buenos Aires will bring their dramatic-yet-sophisticated brand of Argentinean dance to the Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa this Saturday. "The Fire and Passion of Tango" features intri ... More >>
Michelle Woo There's one major tragedy in traveling to Argentina. You'll probably never be able to fully enjoy American steak again. I just returned from my two-week honeymoon and despite the country's stunning scenery, insane nightlife and raging political culture, when anyone asks me abou ... More >>
Flickr user FortysevenDon't feed Santa too many cookies lest he get like this...It is the holidays, and most publications are list-crazy. But we do it best--four critics, four top-five restaurant lists, and no spillover! And more highlights after the jump!
What a great time to be a sports fan. The world's best soccer players are battling in South Africa, the world's best basketball teams played an epic Game 7 for the NBA Championship and, here in Orange County, the Angels are back!After a long struggle that had many reaching for the panic button, t ... More >>
A certain music festival and conference held annually in the sleepy hamburg of Austin, Texas announced their initial slate of performers this year, and there's not an Orange County or Long Beach band among them. We had several acts in last fall's CMJ Music Marathon, so this is kind of a bummer. Keep ... More >>
Many, many books get delivered to the Weekly. Some of them are likely Very Important Books that Very Serious Thinkers would spend much time mulling over. But some of them are little escapist gems of chick lit, my own frothy, guilty pleasure. I've been scooping up books from the receptionist's office ... More >>
As you've no doubt heard, Operation Iraqi Chaos (or whatever the official name is for the U.S. invasion and occupation) has now lasted longer than America's involvement in World War II. And judging by President Bush's statement this morning, American troops won't be leaving anytime soon.
"There's o ... More >>