• Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    [UPDATED, W/IN-N-OUT STATEMENT--WON'T STAND FOR COW HATERS] Claim: In-N-Out Buys Its Cheese From Cow Abusers

    Updated, with new information at the bottom...ORIGINAL POST, OCT. 10, 11 A.M. If there is one fast-food company that gets universally positive coverage, it's In-N-Out--hell, even anti-fast-food crusader Eric Schlosser praised their practices at the end of his epic Fast Food Nation (and how cool that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Vegetarians Petition For In-N-Out To Make A Veggie Burger

    One of the travails of becoming a vegan, as Ari Solomon has found, is that your choices are pretty limited at In-N-Out. The LA-based activist once enjoyed the chain's burgers but can no longer eat them. So in an attempt to make In-N-Out more vegetarian-friendly, he started a petition that calls for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    Game of Burgers: Dominion of Diners, Third Round

    In this third round in the Dominion of Diners, we are left with two very good competitors. Taylor called it exactly like I would have if I had judged round two. Whomever should ascend to the next round will fight on to what I assume will be the most difficult-to-judge and hard-won battles yet.

  • Food

    July 19, 2012

    Savori Is the Next Burger Generation

    [Hole In the Wall] This Fountain Valley restaurant shows what happens when Vietnamese kids get into the burger business

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    The Hoff Hassel-Hearts Surf City Beaches

    Beach season unofficially begins Memorial Day weekend, and when it comes to the best beach on this blue planet, Huntington Beach has been Hasselhoffed.See what former Baywatch star David Hasselhoff has to say about Surf City after the jump . . .

  • Food

    April 12, 2012

    Mick's Karma Bar Is Burger Heaven In Hell

    [Hole In the Wall] This Irvine gem makes amazing hamburgers from a corporate Irvine office tower

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    How Disgusting is McDonald's Jalapeño Cheddar McChicken Sandwich?

    ​Before you dismiss me as a corporate-hating elitist...well, maybe I'm the former, for sure. But I do not reflexively hate McDonald's. I still maintain their ham Egg McMuffin is one of the great fast-food creations, one that spurs me to eat four in a sitting, while their small apple pies, gooey an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Carl's Jr. Missed Connection

    Original image: Flickr user keenanpepper​I was the hungry corporate drone with barely any time to grab food and get back to the salt mines, waiting as patiently as I knew how for my turkey burger and salad.You were the large-and-in-charge woman in front of me in line, holding a paper sack that--be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Top Five Cheeseburgers Under $5--and Our Top Five Cheeseburgers Over $5

    Chasen Marshall/OC WeeklyIn-N-Out: A god among burgers, but OC's best?Let's get this out of the way quick: I'm no food critic. ​I'm just another blue-blooded American who loves him some bloody beef and flavorful cheese on a big, toasted bun. If there can be a beer and a ball game (anything but bas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Battle Beloved Chain Burger: T.K. Burgers vs. In-n-Out!

    ​Behold a pair of burgers from In-n-Out, the mighty king of Southern California hamburger hamlets, the inspiration behind best-selling books, imitators, numerous Internet rumors, and people eating 26 of its patties in one sitting.In-n-Out is a great burger, and I have many fond memories of eating ... More >>

  • Food

    August 26, 2010

    Double Up at Apollo Burgers

    [Hole in the Wall] Another local answer to Five Guys

  • Food

    May 6, 2010

    Gyro Kabob Is No Ordinary Beach Shack

    [Hole In the Wall] Sunset Beach eatery serves up refreshing Greek treats

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    Boardwalk Fresh Burgers and Fries To Take Over Irezumi Sushi Spot at South Coast Metro Pointe

    As long as we're talkin' about chains from The South penetrating our borders and tickling our tongues, let's talk about Boardwalk Fresh Burgers and Fries. It will open at South Coast Metro Pointe, next door to Arriba's (no word yet on an actual date). If you're paying attention, this is the sp ... More >>

  • Food

    January 13, 2000

    The Wronged Cobb

    Its a great saladwhen its made right