• Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    At the Farmers' Market: Squash Blossoms

    Since the recipe yesterday involved fresh squash blossoms, it seemed like a good time to explore the ins and outs of the bright yellow or orange flowers.Dave Lieberman​

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Bangok Taste Closed for a Week--No Worries. I Hope.

    Had dinner earlier this week at Bangkok Taste in SanTana, my current fave Thai restaurant, with the mysterious Ben Dayhoe (contrary to popular rumor, he's not Mr. X). We enjoyed soups, fried tofu, their famous roti dessert, and the peanut-butter soup called khao soy. After our dinner (we ate with ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2008

    This Week in the OC Weekly

    In "Good Medicine" Daffodil J. Altan interviews Mary Jo Frawley of Doctors Without Borders, who may live in Sunset Beach, but her head and hart are in Sri Lanka, Somalia, Mexico, Angola . . . News has Daffodil J. Altan explaining how Santa Ana Unified School District offers a lesson in upgrading and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 9, 2008

    The Dahlia Lady of Costa Mesa

    If you've visited Kean Coffee in Newport Beach (...but really Costa Mesa) in the last few months, you'll notice their abundance of beautiful, brightly colored, fresh-cut dahlias in all shapes and sizes—some, bigger than your face—on display. And if you peer even closer, you'll notice homemade ... More >>

  • Columns

    May 1, 2008
  • Columns

    October 11, 2007


    OC Weekly is a stupid tabloid for journalists/writers who could never make it to a real newspaper!

  • Columns

    May 31, 2007


    'WHO or WHAT raised you?'

  • Culture

    February 2, 2006

    Godly Work

    Joel Heflin is as attentive to Found Measure Project as God would be: not very

  • Columns

    February 3, 2005
  • Film

    December 12, 2002

    Inside Charlie Kaufman

    The metafictional mayhem inand behindSpike Jonzes Adaptation

  • News

    February 7, 2002

    Hellooooooo, Mr. Wilson!

    Enviros give pro-development supervisor the kid-glove treatment

  • Culture

    December 28, 2000

    Face Off

    Mabel Alvarez and the mysterious

  • Culture

    April 13, 2000


    Linda McCartneys photos, bold African Ceremonies

  • Culture

    December 2, 1999

    The Sacred and the Dead

    Plus: Zapata, Zapata, Zapata!

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    All the President Meant

    We help Nixon apologists explain away the president's apparent narrow-mindedness

  • Culture

    September 23, 1999

    Daniel du Plessis Is Very Sweet

    And we mean that in a good way