Did I say that there was a glut of food festivals this weekend or did I say that there was a glut of food festivals this weekend? There's The Anatolian Cultures and Food Festival, which starts today and runs through Sunday at the OC Fairgrounds. Then there's the OC Greek Fest, which starts tomorrow ... More >>
This weekend is turning out to be the weekend of food festivals. Yesterday we reminded you about the Anatolian Cultures & Food Festival in Costa Mesa. Starting Friday, St. John's Greek Orthodox Church, 405 N. Dale Ave. in Anaheim will, once again, celebrate its annual Greek Fest with zorba dancing, ... More >>
For an event that has been around 4 years, The Anatolian Cultures and Food Festival has become one of the biggest food festivals in our county, second perhaps to the OC Fair. It's appropriate then, that it is actually taking up residence at the OC Fairgrounds, where it started out years ago and wher ... More >>
Great news. Beer festival season isn't over yet. The organizers of the epic OC Brew Ha Ha Craft Beer Festival are making sure 2012 ends with--yippee!--more amazing ales. The inaugural OC Brew Ho Ho Holiday Ale Festival, happening from noon to 4 p.m. at Dec. 8 at Anaheim's Phoenix Club, will fea ... More >>
You've got two ways to get your BBQ on this weekend. Fountain Valley hosts their second annual rib burn, and Westminster holds their inaugural sanctioned barbecue competition. At either event, you'll have a chance to walk among the cooks and sample their smoked meats.
The real-deal contest at the W ... More >>
We're got our food festivals here, sure, and they're usually pretty cool events. I spent last Sunday afternoon very happily and gluttonously stuffing my face with pork and craft cocktails, and there's always the Taste of OC and the various city tasting events. There's Patchwork and Secret Fork, wher ... More >>
OC Greeks have their yearly celebration at St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church in Irvine and the fried food fiends have got the OC Fair, but until this weekend, the Indians of OC has not yet, to my knowledge, held a food festival of their own.
Photo by: Scott Brinegar/DisneylandGuy Fieri at a previous year's DCA's Food & Wine FestivalSince Disney has effectively put the kibosh on this year's and any foreseeable year's California Food and Wine Festival usually held at their California Adventure Park, the Patina Group of restaurants ... More >>
Dave LiebermanClick here for the Long Beach Street Food Fest slideshow!What do you get when you put a couple of thousand people, 21 new-style food trucks, a pretty good cover band, and a beer and margarita tent in a park near the ocean?If you're me, you get a belly full, an earful and a nasty sun ... More >>
Susan Sabo/OC WeeklyIn May we told you about a food truck festival would be hitting Long Beach in much the same way that the LA Street Food Festival hit downtown Los Angeles in February (hopefully this time without the disorganization and massive crowds).Well, that glorious, taste-bud-satisfying, ... More >>
Flickr user Heart of OakThe OG.Back in February, over 30 food trucks congregated for the first ever LA Street Food Festival at the LA Center Studios in Downtown Los Angeles. Thousands of people also congregated--resulting in all sorts of crowd issues and growing pains.Long Beach will soon take a ... More >>
Photo Courtesy of Eddie LinFrom left to right: Jay Rayner, Kelly Choi, Andrew Zimmern (Bizarre Food), Eddie Lin, Marc Moss (Weird Food Festival), Bill Esparza (Street Gourmet LA).I know we write a lot about Eddie Lin. He--the author of Extreme Cuisine and the blog that started it all, Deep End ... More >>