• Blogs

    November 6, 2014

    Amor y Tacos: For the Love of Mole

    Have you ever heard of "Mole Tots"? Yes, that's "mole," as in the legendary Mexican sauce made from more ingredients than you have fingers to count, plus tots, as in tater, the cafeteria staple you loved as a kid. Order it at Amor y Tacos in Cerritos, and you're served a fruit basket's worth of the ... More >>

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    August 29, 2014

    Five Things We Learned From the 1999 Source Awards

    This month marks 15 years since The 1999 Source Awards were broadcast nationwide on UPN. While at first glance it may seem inconsequential to note the anniversary of yet another award show, these particular Source Awards were a landmark event for many reasons. Recorded at Los Angeles' Pantages Theat ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 24, 2014

    'SARKISIAN & SARKISIAN': Like Father, Not Like Son

    OCMA's exhibit of Paul and Peter Sarkisian's works highlight their individual brilliance

  • Film

    April 3, 2014
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    March 13, 2014
  • Food

    October 10, 2013

    Seasons of Japan: East Meets South

    This Irvine restaurant shows how people from Georgia like their Japanese food

  • Culture

    August 15, 2013
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    December 6, 2012

    Five More Hip-Hop Holiday Renditions We Would Love to Hear

    If the sugar plum fairies dancing in your head this week have started to stop, drop, shut 'em down and open up shop, that's likely because they're still beaming from DMX's absolutely spellbinding cover of the children's Christmas classic "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer." We at the Weekly consider th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Who Supported Prop 37 And Who Fought Against It May Surprise You

    As we reported this morning, California voters rejected Proposition 37, the ballot measure that would have required the labeling of genetically engineered food. Supporters believed the initiative would prevent a misleading use of the word "natural" on foods that have been modified in a lab. What may ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    Monster Energy Drink Possibly Linked To Five Deaths

    The FDA is investigating reports of five deaths that may be linked to Monster Energy, the popular caffeine-and-taurine beverage in a big black can.A lawsuit against Corona-based Monster Beverage claims that a 14-year-old Maryland girl with a heart condition died after drinking two cans of the energy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    Rock the Bells Day 2 - NOS Events Center - 8/19/12

    See Also: *Rock the Bells Day 1 - NOS Events Center -8/19/12*Top Five Acts You Can't Miss at Rock the Bells*Juicy J, Smoke DZA, Joey Badass, Fat Trel - The Observatory - 8/4/12Rock the Bells Day 2NOS Events Center8/19/12Rock the Bells 2012 has come and gone, and with sunken, swollen eyes and sleep-d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2012

    Todd White, SpongeBob Artist and Renowned Painter, Settles Gallery HB "Ninja" Attack Suit

    Onetime SpongeBob SquarePants illustrator Todd White and a former Huntington Beach gallery owner have reportedly settled the gallerist's lawsuit and the internationally renown artist's counter-suit over her accusations he sicced ninjas on her in August 2011.The art world has been closely watching th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Yeezy Engineer Confirms the Making of 'Watch the Throne 2'

    It looks like rap's favorite tag-team Kanye West and Jay-z are about to HAM on us again. Thanks to some flippant confirmation (which we're more than happy to lick up) from Yeezy's long-time producer Mike Dean, the Internet buzz surrounding a sequel of the duo's Watch the Throne album is making us al ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 3, 2011

    'The Trip to Bountiful' Shows Heart Is Where the Home Is

    Horton Foote's masterpiece on the universal desire for one's roots

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    October 28, 2011

    Muhammad Ali's Trunks, Lou Gehrig's Last Bat and Dr. J's Championship Rings Up for Auction in OC

    ​Thanks to a Laguna Niguel company, you can swing the bat last used by Lou Gehrig as a Yankee, slide on "Dr. J" Julius Erving's NBA championship ring or slip into the trunks Muhammad Ali wore in one of his memorable fights against Smokin' Joe Frazier.Of course, to do so, you have to be the highest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Top 10 Noel Gallagher Songs While in Oasis (Bonus: and His 10 Funniest Quotes!)

    ​ Things you should know by now: Noel Gallagher is a rock & roll star. He is no longer in Oasis. Although his little brother Liam was the face and main voice of Oasis, Noel was the leader. Noel only sang lead vocals on about 15 percent of the songs, but he wrote about 95 percent of them. Noel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Five (Supposedly) Haunted Orange County Eateries

    anaheimwhitehouse.comCurrently owned by a CNN Top 10 Hero, built in 1909, has mysterious blue lights and chandeliers that spin for no reason.​Sometimes they're friendly ghosts and sometimes they're not-so-friendly ghosts, but these five Orange County food spots (which includes one supermarket) all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Pepsi Unveils Spambot "Be Social" Vending Machine

    PepsiOMGWTFPepsi​In a move that ups Coca-Cola's decades-old "I'd like to buy the world a Coke" campaign, PepsiCo introduced a new vending machine prototype that allows consumers to buy their friends around the world a soda.

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    March 18, 2011

    Diet Coke Now Outselling Pepsi--Are the Cola Wars Finally Over?

    Flickr user joyosity​AdAge is reporting (via the subscriber-only Beverage Digest) that "a historic shift for the beverage industry" has occurred: Diet Coke is now outselling longtime second-place holder Pepsi. Last year, Coca-Cola's junior product sold 9.9 percent of all sodas in the United States ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    American Hi-Fi's Front Man Stacy Jones: 'I Just Turned 40, and I Have Not Had a Real Job'

    ​"American Hi-Fi has become kind of an inside joke for the four of us," says front man Stacy Jones by phone from his downtown Los Angeles home. "It's become kind of this boy's club where we drink beer and we watch sports and we play rock music."  Not an entirely bad gig: over the span of thei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2010

    Snoop Dog Gives Holiday Greetings for Pepsi Max

    Our favorite LBC-er commits holiday heresy by pimping out Santa Claus--which Coca-Cola has pimped out as their own for decades--for Pepsi. Pretty funny!

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    November 16, 2010

    "Mexican" Coke on Continental Airlines

    Dave Lieberman"You're taking a picture of the Coke can?" "Yes." "O-o-okay."​I was in Washington, D.C., last week, and on my first leg flight from John Wayne to Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport, I asked for a Coke to settle my stomach. It had a very familiar taste; imagine my surprise ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Mexican Coke: The Real Thing?

    Flickr user cpmcgann​I don't drink Coke. It's brain-shockingly sweet, it rots your teeth and it's loaded with--ew--high-fructose corn syrup. But Mexican Coke, that's different. It's the real thing, baby. Sweetened with cane sugar, not the artificial stuff, the Coca-Cola beverage made and bottle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    The Best Little Gourmet Taco Cart in Orange County: Soho Tacos

    Soho Taco's tacos​Sixth entry in our series where we promise to review, for better or worse, every "high-end" roach coach that visits the Weekly's world headquarters. A Hawaiian shaved-ice truck visits next Monday--when will YOUR mobile food truck come? Inquire with Jessica Ford at jeford@ocwe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2009

    "This is why you're fat" Food Blog

    One of the hottest sites tagged on right now is the aptly named food blog called "This is why you're fat."  It only began this month, but so far it's got the momentum of a greasy chili dog racing through a fat man's digestive system.It's just a very simple format of pictures coupled w ... More >>

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    June 4, 2008

    Thanks Coca-Cola... I Guess.

    Sending over a giant box filled with Coke bottles, the Coca-Cola giants' latest little project includes bringing together Eastern graphic designers from China (I can only assume Coke is going to be a huge sponsor for the ‘08 Olympics), and West-side-of-the hemisphere musicians— mostly DJs like K ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2007

    All Coked Up

    Vanilla Coke is back! You might not have realized that it went away, of course, especially if you eat regularly at Rubio's, the only major food chain to keep it on its soda fountains. But yeah, they replaced it with Black Cherry Vanilla a while back, which was decent but not as tasty. Now plain Van ... More >>

  • Food

    May 16, 2002

    Fast Food

    The beast, the burrito, the glory