In the Transporter movie series, actor Jason Statham plays a highly-skilled, BMW-driving, special delivery man named Frank Martin, who lives by three rules: "Never change the deal," "No names," and "Never open the package." Fausto Villa Perez (a.k.a. "Seal K") was a real-life transporter, who tho ... More >>
Howard Korder's two 25-year-old plays at STAGES sound like this country's current state of mind
For more than 50 years, Long Beach's Park Pantry has occupied the southeast corner of Broadway and Junipero, baking sugary breakfast pastries and serving classic diner eats to the local hoards. In that time, however, a lot around it has changed. Many of the city's other hometown American-food havens ... More >>
"I don't consider myself old in any way, but I'm old school now. Even Dee (Nguyen), Mike (Rossi) . . .we're old."One of the best things about interviewing a well-connected baker is the exchange of information. Dean reminds us that the community of chefs is full of friends and customers. Can you beli ... More >>
After a Buena Park police sting that resulted in the arrest of Raymond John Lim, 23, of Walnut, for allegedly making and selling counterfeit tickets to Knott's Berry Farm and other Southern California theme parks, attention shifted to his brother, Michael King Lim.That's because Raymond implicated h ... More >>
Eat a perfect omelet at Joseph Mahon's new breakfast spot in Fullerton
We wrap up our time with George and Lawrence a little envious; being not only good friends, but business partners must have more positives than negatives, right? And making desserts for a living can only be a win-win situation. Wonder if they need someone to stage for them?Since sharing a recipe tha ... More >>
In this list of morning meals, you'll find not just the egg, bacon and pancake joints (although there are certainly a lot of those in there), but also a certain Swedish furniture super store that practically gives away its food, a Cambodian/Vietnamese noodle shop and a place to dip Chinese fried ... More >>
Hangovers aren't pretty, and they're almost never subtle. They aren't things we really plan for--it's not like our calendars will reflect being hung over; your phone will never go off with a reminder that you're supposed to be hung over at any given moment. They aren't planned events; they're eve ... More >>
Another non-official Disneyland event is just around the corner!Is it Gay Days? Maybe Bats Day? Nope! It's Rock Around the Park, the annual rockabilly/psychobilly event!Learn more about Rock Around the Park's big weekend after the jump.
OC's best brunches: The ethnic, the gorgeous views and the bottomless booze!
Edwin GoeiWelcome to the Weekly's list of our 100 Favorite Dishes for 2011! Tune in every day until we get to número uno! Now, on to the latest entry. . . .You've had egg breakfasts at home, at Denny's, at your local greasy spoon. What Rick Le Blanc of Rick's Atomic Cafe serves starts with the s ... More >>
The Securities and Exchange Commission has posted online the complaint filed in Santa Ana federal court against mUrgent Corp., a Santa Ana Internet marketing firm for the restaurant and hospitality industry that is accused of using high-pressure sales tactics to defraud investors "in a $10 milli ... More >>
Former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent was arrested last week for allegedly assaulting his wife and keeping the carcasses of dead dogs in his Tennessee home. The arrest has astonished the public, but to insiders, Vincent (birth name Vincent Cusano) and his former colleagues in KISS are not only on ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] Was the cold-case homicide of William McLaughlin cold for so long that exculpatory evidence disappeared?
This new Irvine entry in the Korean chain offers many soft-tofu soups that burn and roil, but, boy, are they delish!
Musing about Tony Hawk 11 years ago, an OC Weekly cover snidely stated, "Dude, You're Old."It's also been opined here--or maybe it was elsewhere--that skateboards should have an expiration date.Hawk, who is 62 (check that: 42), gave credence to both notions Saturday afternoon at Downtown Disney.
Last Night: The Used at Chain Reaction, Anaheim; August 31, 2009.Better Than: Paying $4 billion for something.Questionable Moral Stance: Bert McCracken encouraged the crowd to not be "pussies" and steal the album online, but to walk across the street to Target and steal it there. (Perhaps even mo ... More >>
Giant ceremonial scissors made an appearance along Pacific Coast Highway in Dana Point this morning, as members of the city council and OC Board of Supervisors member Pat Bates dedicated a brand new pedestrian bridge.It's not just a pedestrian bridge, though. It's "beautification." It's a "great wor ... More >>
Despite a few tacky sins, Aysya proves great
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Deck the halls with boughs of Hollywood
The Game: Carrots
The county's best damn dining guide
Sadistic killer now wants to write books for children
Sean Carlson: Fuck Yeah For The Kids
Lessons from the past for this generations military interrogators
Biggie & Tupac doesnt solve anything
Caffe Panini takes the Mc out of breakfast
Not Halle Berry! Dave Grave!
Waiting for good dough
Puppet master Ricki Vincent will give you one of his
Leader singer/guitarist Mike Dziurgot remembers his favorite band
We killed Killer Dana
Rockwellian virtue made solid
Relish on the road with Warped
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The only question is whether the DA will do anything to free 17-year-old Arthur Carmona
Inside a real college sorority
How to set off a Chain Reaction
The finer (and lesser) points of local institutions
Randy Cash is a promoter and a swell guy