City of Industry

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Kingchops, Taiwanese Pork Chop Specialist, To Open in Irvine

    I think I've dubbed Irvine O.C.'s unofficial Taiwan Town before. But I'll say it again now, because along with the recent Taiwanese additions such as the second Class 302 at the Irvine Marketplace, Meet Fresh at Diamond Jamboree, and so many others I don't feel like listing because I'm actually unde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2014

    Fans Rally to Keep the Angels in Anaheim

    Hours before your Anaheim Angels of Anaheim would rally to beat the Philadelphia Phillies at the Big A Wednesday night, dozens of their fans rallied nearby to keep the Major League Baseball franchise in town.

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2013

    Restaurant Roll Call for October 2013

    My, my, a lot of stuff opened in October. We had the Hidden Dinner folks finally opening their long-anticipated brick-and-mortar called Ketri in Santa Ana; there was that Michelin-rated chef opening an oyster bar in Orange; more hot dogs and G Burgers; and that's just a few of what we wrote about on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    Pieology's Quest For World Domination: Six(!?) Locations In The Works

    It's been over two years since we first checked out Pieology Pizzeria by Cal State Fullerton. Since then, a half dozen other joints opened up, all peddling their crust and toppings as supreme. How do we judge success? Earnings, Facebook followers, or maybe the difficulty in finding parking. Although ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2012

    On The Line: Christian De La Vara of Brunos - Part One

    While most individuals are getting shopping done and attending parties, the hospitality industry barely rests. In fact, Christian De La Vera worked the entire weekend; and Brunos Trattoria is open for dinner on Christmas and New Years. So we thank Christian for taking a break and sharing a few of hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    Now There's a "Sexy" Dia de Los Muertos Costume, and Its Name is "Sugar Skull Beauty"

    You know you've made it as an ethnic group in this country when not only is the public at large appropriating your holidays to transform them into bacchanals of booze and women, but when women start slutting up native costumes for Halloween. But still: it's one thing to dress as a spicy señorita, a ... More >>

  • Food

    October 11, 2012

    Pepz Pizza Is a North County Secret

    [Hole In the Wall] This North County chain is ready to go countywide

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    Report: Anaheim Angels in Talks to Move to City of...Industry?!

    After all that has been said and done, I gotta say that the jury is still out on whether Arte Moreno is the best owner your Anaheim Angels could have. Yes, he's spent hundreds of millions of dollars on marquee free agents...yet the Halos haven't been to the World Series since he bought the team back ... More >>

  • Food

    June 28, 2012

    Sit Like a Shogun at Honda-Ya

    The Tustin haunt brings its formidable brand and izakaya food to Fullerton

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    And Now You Can Buy Pre-Wrapped Bacon Hot Dogs

    ​No, seriously: There are people out there who are too lazy to wrap bacon around hot dogs themselves? Answer: Apparently. Spotted at Superior Grocers City of Industry location.

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    AEG Wants to Build an NFL Stadium in Downtown LA (What Traffic?), OC Supervisors Want City of Industry

    AEGA stadium will be built ... somewhere in LA County.​An NFL stadium is coming to the greater Los Angeles area, at some point. The sponsorship deal with Farmers Insurance has been sealed, the promotional propaganda has been spread, the LA city council has voted unanimously in favor of a tentative ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Eat Here, Not There: Pizza

    ​Everyone craves pizza, because we're talking a meal based on bread and covered in cheese. Chains involving tables, huts and brewhouses work in a pinch. Neighborhood joints can be nostalgic, almost Cheers-like.To go beyond the acceptable taste of Costco-style, but not so chic as Pizzaria Ortica, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    New Dumpling Restaurant Replaces Nice Time Deli in Irvine

    Edwin Goei​Well that was fast. Two weeks ago, Nice Time Deli, Irvine's decades-old Taiwanese stalwart for pork chop rice and other comfort food standards closed. Now, its replacement is already packing them in. Good-luck plants crowd one corner and red paper lanterns dangle outside as a hastily hu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Hey, Look: Wasabi-Flavored Dorritos!

    Vickie Chang/OC WeeklyWasabi! Dorritos! TOGETHER!​Spotted at the City of Industry Costco location: Giant bags of Wasabi-flavored Dorritos. Are they delicious? And are they really that nuclear green color?

  • News

    July 8, 2010

    What's a Little Marriage Fraud Between Amigos?

    It's a felony, sure, but in the absence of real immigration reform, some young, assimilated illegal immigrants see it as their best path to citizenship

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    The Real 40-Year-Old Virgin Abides

    Photo by Star ForemanDid Steve Carell blaze the trail for Anthony J. Tarquinto?​Aliso Viejo's Anthony J. Tarquinto, who is profiled in today's News section, may have The 40 Year Old Virgin star Steve Carell to thank for making it okay to be a real-life, 40-year-old virgin.

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    It's Official: There Are No Longer Any Beard Papa's In O.C.

    Once upon a time, there were two Beard Papa's in Orange County. Now there are none. Several months ago, the Beard Papa's shop in Santa Ana MainPlace, which was the last to debut in O.C., was the first to go. Last week, as reported by Weekly contributor and Chowhound Professor Salt, the very firs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Candy-Asser Bret Hicks on Prez: "Hang Obama"

    Hicks: Dedicated Follower of Fascist Fashion​Oh, the hilarity! Last month, I wrote about the sartorial choices of supporters and members of the Candy-Ass Gang, the trio of pendejos (and one pendeja) who prosecutors say drove into Huntington Beach's Slater Slum neighborhood on Fourth of July weeken ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    Los Angeles Stadium Comes Roaring into North OC

    It seems, from our un-lofty perch in Orange County, as if an NFL stadium will not be built in Los Angeles as long as there is a Los Angeles Coliseum Commission, a rogue's gallery of fumblers if there ever was one.But there are still dreamers who believe they can swing a stadium deal outside LA city ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    It's a Quick Read 28

    Orange County Register: The third Disney theme park April Fools prankster comes clean. . . . Two teens are busted in the Old Towne Orange tagging spree. Holiday sales were down 18 percent at South Coast Plaza. . . . Sokol: Military members living under Don't Ask, Don't Tell tell. . . . Mickadei ... More >>

  • Music

    July 5, 2007

    Aural Reports

    More Bang for Your Bukowski: MC/Producer Sol-T refreshes old-school hip-hop

  • Features

    February 13, 2003

    Look Homeward, Porn Angel

    Devinn Lane returns to OC, sucks down a few frozen bananas, and talks about life before she became the den mother of porn

  • News

    August 30, 2001

    Richer Than Rockefeller

    Argyros tells feds hes a billionaire

  • Food

    June 17, 1999


    The art of flour and water

  • News

    June 3, 1999