Dublin (Ireland)

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2014

    Long Beach Lunch: The Auld Dubliner

    One of the greatest joys about eating in Long Beach is finding that unassuming, unexpected and surprisingly authentic ethnic fare; and this column has proved that you can easily wander your way through the cuisines of El Salvador, Cambodia, Trinidad and Peru, all without ever leaving city limits. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2014

    U2's iPhone6 Invasion: What We Learned

    It's been nearly 200 years since anti-Irish sentiments (especially "Irish Need Not Apply" signs) became a part of American history. Now, U2, which hails from Dublin, Ireland, has become the poster child for another unwelcome invasion. Starting September 9th, Apple boasted that it would give U2's new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2014

    Orange County and Santa Clara Prosecutors Target 5 Companies Over Prescription Drugs

    The district attorney offices of the counties of Orange and Santa Clara have teamed up to charge five large pharmaceutical companies with endangering patients and deceiving doctors by intentionally misrepresenting the dangerously addictive nature of painkillers to expand their markets and profits.

  • Film

    April 17, 2014

    NBFF Forever!

    Your cheat sheet for the Newport Beach Film Festival, from the parties to the flicks about speed-dating geezers

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2014

    15 Signs You Grew Up Eating Tex-Mex Food

    I know, I know: where the hell does a born-and-bred Mexican from California get off telling the rest of the world about the glories of Tex-Mex cuisine? But hear me out, world: I am Tex-Mex's most arduous non-Texan defender. I've crisscrossed most of the state doing research for my Taco USA: How Mexi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    No. 2: Sauteed Chicken at Cafe Hiro

    Just ONE DAY left in our list of lists known as 100 Favorite Dishes (INSERT YEAR), which means that very, very soon, you'll be able to run to one of the awesome businesses who loan us a few square feet of space and pick up a copy of our annual Best Of issue. YEAH!!! Enjoy!

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    No. 4: Prime Gastro Burger at Dublin 4

    Just one week left in our list of lists known as 100 Favorite Dishes (INSERT YEAR), which means that very, very soon, you'll be able to run to one of the awesome businesses who loan us a few square feet of space and pick up a copy of our annual Best Of issue. YEAH!!! Enjoy! In a county stacked deep ... More >>

  • Food

    August 29, 2013

    Sausage Party In Orange County!

    Mattern Deli, LinX and all the other places to get a banger (and a green chorizo and longanisa and bratwurst) in your mouth

  • Calendar

    August 15, 2013

    Bedroom Farce

    Stages Theatre

  • Calendar

    June 13, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Garman's Irish Pub Coming to Mission Viejo

    We don't wander south of the El Toro Y often, but we were looking for one thing and found Garman's instead. Not to be confused with a GPS brand, this future watering hole is located behind a Bank of America and across from the Shops at Mission Viejo. Serving traditional fare in addition to lots o' G ... More >>

  • Film

    November 1, 2012
  • Food

    October 4, 2012

    Dublin Down at Dublin 4

    Darren and Jean Coyle unveil a Mission Viejo gastropub that's a stunner

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    Pawnshop Kings -The Constellation Room - 9/3/12

    See Also: *The Jacuzzi Boys - The Queen Mary - 8/1/12*Mom - The Constellation Room -8/17/12*Over the Weekend: Nobunny - Alex's Bar - 8/17/12Pawnshop Kings The Constellation Room (at the Observatory) 9/3/12It was Labor Day, and the Pawnshop Kings began their month-long residency by keeping it si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Lawsuit: Former SCAQMD Official Sexually Harrassed Secretaries, His Superiors Punished Victims

    In the wake of the Carlos Bustamante scandal, more sex-related allegations have hit the top levels of Orange County management, most recently a lawsuit filed against a former high-ranking official at South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD, which counts OC as part of its jurisdiction).Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    Free Ticket Tuesday: Young Dubliners at the Coach House

    ​Get your fill of St. Patrick's Day shenanigans with Celtic rockers the Young Dubliners, who, as our calendar editor Erin DeWitt says, are always down to bring their raucous, whiskey-soaked live show onstage. Better yet, we'll just quote from DeWitt's 2011 calendar pick: "The continual tourists, f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Chieftains's Paddy Moloney: 'Ireland's a pretty good place. I don't think I'll ever leave.'

    ​Paddy Moloney and the rest of the Chieftains will celebrate their 50th anniversary as a band, releasing their latest CD, Voice of Ages (made in collaboration with a slew of relative youngsters including Bon Iver, the Decemberists, the Punch Brothers, and Pistol Annies) and performing at the Soka ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 2, 2012

    'Orson's Shadow' Is Citizen Screwed-Up

    The Long Beach Playhouse production fictionalizes Orson Welles and Laurence Olivier playing each other for one big gig

  • Film

    January 26, 2012

    Liam Neeson Returns

    The strange career trajectory of the star of 'The Grey'

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    This Week In Food: Japanese Video Game Food, Doritos Invented At Disneyland? & Sex In Exchange for McNuggets

    Mmm...brains...​As always, each week we bring you tales of the weird, wacky and delicious (see above). Here's your handy guide to the awesomeness we brought you this week!

  • Film

    January 19, 2012

    Gina Carano Goes 'Haywire'

    Veteran asskicker and first-time actress shines in Stephen Soderberg's new action film

  • Calendar

    June 16, 2011
  • Culture

    March 31, 2011

    'The Weir' Focuses on the Spooks of Life

    Tales of ghosts and fairies abound in South Coast Rep's staging of the play—but they're not the true scary story

  • Calendar

    March 17, 2011

    The Weir

    South Coast Repertory

  • Calendar

    March 17, 2011

    Young Dubliners

    Galaxy Concert Theatre

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    OC Fans Trek To Smiths/Morrissey Convention At The Music Box

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  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Love It Or Hate It? Six Qualities Of The NorCal Music Fest​I've been to music festivals in Southern California, in the Midwest, Northern California and the East Coast, but I had an epiphany at the Harmony Festival in Santa Rosa (about an hour north of San Francisco) last weekend. There, I realized that for some reason, NorCal mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 3/12-3/15

    Joel Mchale, Friday, 7 p.m.See this funny man of E!s The Soup dish out comedic gold this Friday.Long Beach Terrace Theatre, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA; 562-436-3636The Magic Flute, Saturday, 11:35 a.m.View Mozart's operatic masterpiece live at the Orange County Performing Arts Center.Orange ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 19, 2008

    Smiling Eyes

    Great American Irish Fair 
and Music Festival

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2008

    NBFF: Snow Jobs and Sausages

    Sometimes I wonder about the power of coincidence. Both times I've covered the Newport Beach Film Festival, I have been unable to attend every day because some or other duty at the office ends up taking a lot more of my time than expected. So I was called home on Tuesday, thereby missing both THE RE ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2008

    What you missed over the weekend: Part XIII

    Patrick Chavis got a taste of Pinoy pop culture at UCI Friday night, where he caught Bambu, Rhythm Natives and the Fighting Cocks. Pat also ran into a tagger who dreams of letters. Read his review and see some photos here. Rich Kane spent his Saturday morning reviewing the past week in the Orange C ... More >>

  • Food

    November 11, 2004
  • Food

    July 3, 2003

    Diarmuid and Fergals Place

    Not just another pub

  • Food

    March 23, 2000