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Corona Del Mar

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2013

    Coming Tomorrow: Porktoberfest Part Deux

    We get our fair share of Octoberfest event announcements here at the Weekly, ranging from small bar/pub deals to giant, horribly planned "festivals." Of all these, my favorite hey-look-it's-October-let's-do-something-involving-beer concept has got to be Porktoberfest, which is happening tomorrow at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    Newport Beach Tries to Kick Out OC Weekly Racks from PCH!

    From the Department of Self-Survival comes this: a faithful reader alerted us that Newport Beach is trying to remove OC Weekly racks from Pacific Coast Highway, specifically the section that passes through Corona del Mar. Wonder what the hell would spark that? We've had the location for ages, and w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2013

    Ron Martin, Corona del Mar High School Drama Teacher, on Leave Due to Report of Battery Involving Student, District Confirms: Update

    See the update at the end of this post about the Newport-Mesa Unified School District confirming Ron Martin is on paid leave because of a report of battery involving a student.ORIGINAL POST, JUNE 11, 1:10 P.M.: A Corona del Mar High School drama teacher has been on paid leave since Wednesday because ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    On the Line: Ali H. Zadeh of Port Restaurant, Part Two

    Read our interview with Ali Zaheh of Port Restaurant, Part One. And now, on to Part Two. . . . Hardest lesson you've learned: The need to develop and have a great team in place for being successful in the business world. Where did you grow up? I grew up in Tehran, Iran, and I moved to Newport Bea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    Sprinkles Ice Cream Announces OC Opening Date

    A key player to the cupcake trend, Sprinkles Cupcakes expanded their repertoire to include chilly treats and dessert ATMs last year. Once they took over neighboring Gelato Paradiso in November, it was only a matter of time before good news arrived. And just in time for spring break!If their website ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    Top Dog Barkery Replaces Three Dog Bakery In Newport Beach

    We don't own a dog (yet), but when we roomed with someone who did, we picked up treats for Cocoa and Mocha from Three Dog Bakery in Corona del Mar Plaza. Other than the occasional Gelato Paradiso fix, we rarely head down there anymore.Turns out the owner of the Newport locale retired, leaving our lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2013

    On The Line: Scott Brandon of LinX, Part One

    Scott Brandon is no stranger to the restaurant scene, but he will be making his Old Towne Orange debut next month, as LinX is ready to rock and roll. Scott made time to answer our burning questionnaire, and well, you've been warned. This chef interview is rated PG-13 for adult language.Your earliest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2012

    Costa Mesa's Beloved Little Knight Returns as Black Night Gastro Lounge

    Six Three months ago, there were only a handful of worthy pubs that coined the G-word. Haven in Old Towne Orange, Corona del Mar's SideDoor and The Crosby in SanTana were some of our favorites (Still are!). But the trend is booming with the latest trifecta of stiff drinks and quality eats.Wild Goose ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Newport Beach To Get Rid of Fire Pits

    ​That was fast. Last night, the Newport Beach City Council voted unanimously to remove the 60 fire pits at Corona del Mar and Balboa Pier. Goodbye summer bonfires. Au revoir to that guy who always whips out a guitar. So long to the bits of marshmallow that always fly into your hair and are a bitch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    President Barack Obama's Official Remarks in CdM--with Applause and Laughter Breaks

    ​The White House has released an official transcript of President Barack Obama's remarks at a breakfast fundraiser in Corona del Mar this morning--complete with laugh and applause breaks.Admission to the event started at $2,500 and rose to $35,800 depending on what kind of access one wanted to The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    President Barack Obama Set to Land in Bitter Enemy Terrority--Orange County

    ​Under intense security, Air Force One and Barack Obama landed late this afternoon at Los Angeles International Airport for the president's ninth trip to Southern California and, during a series of fund-raising events, touted his administration's accomplishments, including a repeal of "Don't Ask; ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Local Record Review: 'The Invisible Empire' by Beatnik

    ​BeatnikThe Invisible EmpireEcovox RecordsA little out of our usual coverage here given that Beatnik are over the hills in Corona (rather than Corona Del Mar, say), but given the continuing Occupy protests -- accompanied with various articles and comments about 'where is the music or anthem of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Barkworks Sells Puppy Mill Pets: Lawsuit

    ​A pet store chain with two Orange County shops sold puppies supplied by a puppy mill, alleges a class-action lawsuit filed by a Los Angeles law firm.The complaint alleges puppy breeds prone to illness and other health woes are being sold by Barkworks, which has stores in Brea and Mission Viejo.

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    [UPDATED with Death Stench:] Holy Calamari! Orange County Waters Squid-y (Again)

    ​UPDATE, SEPT. 27, 4:09 P.M.: Newport Beach officials were scheduled today to remove 200 to 300 dead squid that washed up on Little Corona Beach Friday.That will hopefully remove the death stench, too.The city had hoped the tides would return the Humboldt jumbos to the sea from which they came, b ... More >>

  • Food

    July 14, 2011

    Rose Bakery Café Is the Dough-Right Man

    This Corona del Mar spot looks yuppie, but makes doughnuts worthy of Anaheim

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    On The Line: John Cuevas of The Crow Bar and Kitchen, Part Two

    Photo by Kevin Lara​ Today we continue with our interview with John Cuevas, the new kitchen mastermind at The Crow Bar and Kitchen in Corona Del Mar.  If you missed the first part of our Q&A, click here.  Otherwise, read on. Weirdest thing you've ever eaten:Sea cucumber.You're ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    As Art Houses Struggle, Port Theatre Roars Back

    ​This week's Weekly feature story is about the struggle to survive for Southern California theaters that run art, indie and foreign films. Included in "The State of the Art House" are the experiences of Edwards University in Irvine, the Art Theatre in Long Beach and the Regency Lido in Newport Bea ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 7, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    Flickr Photo of the Week: Eye on the Camera

    Flickr user Talo66Sunbathing pelicans in Corona del Mar.​​Got something to share with your community? Join the OC Weekly Flickr pool!

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Where To Grab A Bite Near OC's Honeybaked Ham Shops

    Easter means ham, and most of Orange County gets their hams from Honeybaked Ham. The Honeybaked folks actually have the distribution down to a science, which is a plus, but it still takes a couple of minutes per customer, and that means huge lines. Tempers can flare, especially since the lines at th ... More >>

  • Food

    March 11, 2010

    SideDoor Is Gastro-Sensational

    May all of OC's many, many gastropubs-to-be follow this Corona del Mar highlight's lead

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2009

    Dueling Dishes: Aioli Smackdown?

    The Crow Bar's cool-as-hell logo...​Few culinary trends annoy me more than the spread of aiolis (pun intended)--just seeing the term on most any menu is a tell that the chef imagines himself to be some high-falutin', fusion-y maestro who's going to blow you away with something that's really glorif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    Drink of the Week: Deilirum Tremens

    Sometimes nothing tastes better than a cold, smooth beer. And if you're going to pay over five bucks a pop, you might as well go with World Beer Championship's 1998 winner of "Best Beer in the World," Delirium Tremens (Latin for "trembling madness"). Don't let the name fool you, this Belgium brewed ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 12, 2008
  • Features

    June 12, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 3, 2008

    OC Oldsters Rock at LA Marathon

    Only one surprise in the elite field at the 23rd Los Angeles Marathon yesterday ... 9 of the top 10 finishers being the usual flock of 5-foot, 102-pound Kenyans. (The dude listed as from Bahrain and the one from Marietta, GA? Kenyans.) How the hombre from Mexico snuck into sixth place, we have no id ... More >>

  • Articles

    September 20, 2007
  • Blogs

    August 31, 2007

    Wine & Ice Cream Tasting

    When I first heard about the unusual pairing of wine and ice cream, honestly it sounded like a stomach ache waiting to happen. Then again, I'm one of those people who likes to try weird and possibly gross food, so I decided to check it out. The four-course tasting was held at the Wine Gallery in ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 30, 2007

    Hey, You!

    Teenage Runaway

  • Food

    August 16, 2007
  • Food

    August 9, 2007

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    August 2, 2007

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    September 28, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    May 18, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Orange County's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    May 11, 2006

    Grub Guide

    The county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    May 4, 2006

    Grub Guide

    This week in bringing back a bigger dining guide

  • Features

    October 20, 2005
  • Food

    June 2, 2005

    GUSTAVOS GRUB GUIDE

    This week in the coast

  • Food

    May 26, 2005
  • Food

    October 14, 2004
  • Food

    September 16, 2004

    No Feigning Necessary!

    The distracting decor and fabulous dinners of Svelte

  • Food

    June 19, 2003

    Checklist Please

    Five frozen fancies

  • Food

    May 29, 2003

    Vacuuming in the Nude!

    Candy sets the summer on fire

  • News

    May 15, 2003
  • Features

    October 24, 2002
  • Columns

    July 25, 2002

    Hot Bartenders

    This is what a newspaper column is for

  • Features

    September 27, 2001

    Corona del Mar

    Nighttime hotspot for the surgically enhanced

  • Features

    August 9, 2001

    Active Eats

    And its one, two, threewhat are we dining for?

  • Columns

    March 23, 2000
  • Food

    March 18, 1999

    Famous Food, Part 2

    Conductors! Rock Stars! Restaurateurs! Poets!

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