Culinary Arts

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    On The Line: Justin Miller Of Pizzeria Ortica, Part Two

    One thing we learned about Chef Justin Miller is his love of all things hoppy. Which is fitting when you consider their upcoming tap takeover with Cismontane Brewery. On Wednesday, November 13, Miller will team up with the brewery out of Rancho Santa Margarita for a beer dinner. Their collaboration ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    New Hotel And Restaurant/Bar Opening Soon in Long Beach

    ‚ÄčThe AVIA is set to open on Bay Street on either August 6 or 7. The fact that the date isn't yet set in stone hints that preparations are down to the wire, so we wish them well in putting the finishes touches to the property.We're intrigued about this new hotel and, in particular, its restaurant a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2009

    This Week In Food

    In the last five days in Stick a Fork In It:We worked out that, to the best of our knowledge, no OC restaurants closed in June. That's a first!Edwin chowed down on chicken bowls and rated Flame Broiler's above Yoshinoya's.Chef Steve Samson of Pizzeria Ortica worried us all with his "I would like to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    For Immediate Release: LA Weekly, Editor to Part Ways

    The LA Weekly is announcing that Editor in Chief Laurie Ochoa and the paper are parting ways after eight years. A former intern, contributor, and special sections editor at the LA Weekly from 1984-1988, Ochoa returned to take over the editor in chief role in 2001. LA Weekly wishes her luck in all ... More >>