California Pizza Kitchen Inc.

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2014

    "Best Taste of Santa Ana" Event This Sunday

    There's a lot of great food to taste in Santa Ana, but not always all at once, together, at one single event. Tasting festivals like the one this post is about has been done many times before in Santa Ana, I'm sure--this isn't their first rodeo. But if you're already tired of OC Fair deep fried foo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations Now Online at Four Orange County Malls

    If your electric car comes with a portable plug, you can charge it up at home. More charging stations are also coming on line up and down the state. But here in Orange County, we love to shop. No sweat if you take to the aisles at four OC shopping malls.

  • Food

    February 27, 2014

    Craftsman Woodfired Pizza: The Return of the Parlor

    This Placentia restaurant brings back the family-feedbag concept

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    Spend $80 At One Of These Irvine Spectrum Restaurants, Get Two Tickets To The Circus

    It's rare that Donald Bren's empire will give you something for nothing...and this isn't one of those times; but the free Circus Vargas tickets The Irvine Spectrum is offering (with purchase) is more than I would usually expect from Bren & Co. So here it is: if you're going to spend $80 at one o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Island Cinema Reopens with Charity Showings of Young Adult and New Sherlock Holmes Flick

    ​The Irvine Co.'s revamped Island Cinema at Fashion Island in Newport Beach won't open to the public until Friday, but charity screening events tonight and Wednesday night give sneak peaks to guests who pony up $50 each.

  • Food

    November 10, 2011

    Itriya Cafe Shows Ssam Like It Hot

    An ex-Cheesecake Factory executive sells Italian and Korean food under one roof in Irvine

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    As Ducks Die in OC, Are Gnatcatchers Next?

    Small but deadly to land developers.​Readers of the Weekly before there was a Weekly may recall the California gnatcatcher, a cute little bird who managed to stop development in its tracks in Orange County in the early 1990s, cause Donald Bren to forever be saddled with a menacing Mr. Burns squint ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    CPK ASAP at South Coast Plaza Closed

    ​California Pizza Kitchen's QSR (quick-serve restaurant) concept is fizzling. Last year saw the closing of the CPK ASAP adjacent to Angel Stadium of Anaheim, presumably cannibalized by the full-service CPK in the GardenWalk mall.Now it's the turn of the CPK ASAP in the South Coast Plaza annex (you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Zpizza Offering Buy One, Get One Free Deal on its New Rustica Pizzas Starting NOW

    ​I've had Zpizza before, and it's good for a chain: thin, flavorful, with a good sauce, milky cheese, and a crunchy crust. I didn't know--or rather, forgot--they were originally from Laguna, which means I'll urge folks to buy from them when looking for mass-order pizzas. And to further entice thos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Five OC Restaurants and Trends that Should be at the New John Wayne Airport Terminal

    Flickr user b r e n t​There's a bit of a controversy brewing over two proposals vying to get the food concession contract at John Wayne Airport as it prepares to open its latest terminal next year. One, HMS Host International, has the current contract and proposes to change up the offerings to ref ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Alice Waters Speaks At the LA Times Festival of Books

    Doyenne of the locavore movement, defender of the schoolyard organic garden and quintessential Berkeleyite Alice Waters spoke at the L.A. Times Festival of Books yesterday morning. A crowd of nearly a thousand gathered to watch her present, completely extemporaneously, a series of demonstrations on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Fatburger Divisions File For Bankruptcy, While CPK Booms

    Seems we're not even buying burgers any more. On the other hand, maybe we're starting to think that it's not all doom and gloom, and that we might live beyond 2010. Two divisions of the struggling Fatburger chain, Fatburger Restaurants of California and Fatburger Restaurants of Nevada, ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2009

    "Taste of Anaheim" To Be Held May 14th at GardenWalk

    Ruth Chris Steakhouse, California Pizza Kitchen, Bubba Gumps, McCormick & Schmick's, Rain Forest Café, Naples Restaurant, Catal Restaurant, Tortilla Jo's, Roy's Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine, Alcatraz Brewing Company.These are the names of some of the restaurants that will be participating in this ye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2008

    Anaheim GardenWalk's Garden Party Music Series

    Looking for an excuse to finally check out the new Anaheim GardenWalk? Their free and outdoor Garden Party Music Series starts tomorrow, Saturday, September 6th and will continue every Saturday until the 27th. Click HERE for the schedule and more details on the acts. Even if you've seen their s ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 15, 2006
  • Features

    October 24, 2002
  • Features

    September 27, 2001

    Aliso Viejo

    The homies call it AV

  • Food

    March 9, 2000

    Casa del Carne

    Meaty treats at the Gaucho Grill

  • Food

    December 30, 1999

    Old-school Pizza

    Getting back to the pizzeria basics

  • Food

    March 18, 1999

    Famous Food, Part 2

    Conductors! Rock Stars! Restaurateurs! Poets!