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  • Blogs

    October 2, 2014

    Snuff A&O Kitchen Bar's Cigar Dessert--Quick

    Let me tell you about the first time something I ate at a restaurant made me . . . um, trip out. Yeah, that's what I'll call it. It was a dessert served at the new A&O Kitchen Bar in Newport Beach: The Tobacco & Whiskey Brulee looks innocent enough, served in a flip-top glass jar. But it isn't; you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2014

    Sunny Delight, Orange-Flavored Sugar Water, Is Now EXTREME

    Come on, SunnyD. Why you gotta do this. Sunny Delight has hopped on the "extreme" bandwagon that's been plaguing 90s food lately (Cracker Jack'd, Planters' Power of the Peanut, etc etc). They're currently testing a new line of carbonated "energy" drinks minus the taurine and caffeine. Where's the ... More >>

  • Food

    June 10, 2010

    Buy Me Some Sushi and Cracker Jack

    [Summer Guide] A rundown of the best non-chain eats at the Big A

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    Loretta Sanchez Fashion-Off With Sarah Palin Draws Response From Congresswoman's Chief of Staff

    Courtesy Rep. Loretta Sanchez's Office The congresswoman presses the flesh at Little Saigon's Tet Festival. For years and years and years--beginning long before most of you were born--Clockwork has taken potshots at Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove). For that, this wind-up Cra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2007

    Wednesday's Headlines & Surprises: Bootlicker is back!

    Tinker Bell Plot: Reporter Dave McKibben visits the turf war in Anaheim and discovers “The Disney-supported initiative, which supporters say has gathered enough signatures for the ballot, seeks to bar new housing in the resort district unless voters approve it. [But the] measure wouldn't require v ... More >>