Restauranteur. Surfer. Drummer. Chuy Vidales' love of food, sports and music makes for one well-rounded individual. We help him check something off his to-do list as he responds to our line of questioning. Glad we could help, Chuy!
Read our interview with Chuy Vidales of Avocado Café, Part One.
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While we normally don't prefer interviewing our subjects at their place of business, the one exception may be our luxe loncheras. Watching their team work in such a confined space, acting as host, order taker, cook and server is a daily lesson in camaraderie. We meet up with the gang from Dogzilla a ... More >>
San Felipe was always known to me as a Spring Break retreat for American college kids looking to see Mexico and ride the mechanical bull. It came as a huge surprise that it's such a sleepy fishing village--you'd never mistake this place for Cabo, Cancun, or Puerto Vallarta. It's a great place to rel ... More >>
Summertime in the LGB.SoCal-ers have long appreciated Long Beach Airport for making air travel less of a hair-pulling affair. Parking's a breeze, lines are relatively short and getting to the gate never requires a 10K sprint (we're lazy). Now there's another reason to love good ol' LGB. It' ... More >>
Today I'm going to play the enabler here for all you knit and crochet yarnophiles out there: Have you seen the book AwareKnits by crafty superstar Vickie Howell and equally crafty cowriter Adrienne Armstrong? (You may have heard of Adrienne's husband Billy Joe Armstrong from a little band call ... More >>
Despite the fact that it falls on a weekend, this year's Valentine's Day puts club-goers (at least the ones who have to work on President's Day) at a slight disadvantage. It's hard to get super crazy on a Sunday night while worrying about Monday's madness.So in that case, Detroit Bar is blowing ... More >>
ZereshkEl Paso: Better than Cancun?The pages of Navel Gazing have long narrated the increasingly crumbly and futile efforts by OC's loose network of immigrant haters to work Americans up into a fit of rage over illegal immigration. But this latest effort by the usual suspects (Barbara Coe, CCIR, the ... More >>