French Food and Cooking

  • Food

    May 23, 2013

    Bistrot Massilia: Butter Up!

    Yorba Linda's hidden gem is good any day of the week you want French, but better on weekends

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    On The Line: Hiro Noguchi Of Sushi Noguchi, Part One

    Hiro Noguchi may have required a translator to answer our questionnaire, but we shared a rapport over his omakase menu one afternoon. While skittish about dining on fresh coronet (pictured), it quickly became apparent that Noguchi would be our sushi hero, saving us from Americanized rolls and introd ... More >>

  • Food

    May 10, 2012

    Anepalco's Cafe Has Le Mexique

    Danny Godinez's second restaurant serves Mexican meals in the French style

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    On the Line: Jeff Armstrong of Splashes, Part One

    ​Jeff Armstrong sat at the bar just after conducting a tasting of next season's selections at Splashes. His egg-centric answers were amusing, just like the rest of his tattooed self. A man of few words, it took a Red Bull and view of the Pacific to get our conversation going. What are six words th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    On The Line: Wing Lam of Wahoo's Fish Taco, Part One

    Photo by Meranda Carter​One-third of the founding brothers behind Orange County's quick-casual eatery simply known as Wahoo's is not just On The Line, but on the go. We accompany Wing in the carpool lane one afternoon as he reflects on his education and passion for cooking to the masses. Buckle up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    On the Line: Dave Dennis of Matador Cantina, Part One

    Photo by Amy Kaplan​A man who loves his turf as much as surf, Dave Dennis banged out our questionnaire in one day (Thanks, Dave!). Is he hungry to discuss his views or just starving all the time? Only one way to find out what the chef at Matador Cantina is thinking . . . and rocking out to.What ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    On The Line: Jared Cook of St. Roy Chef's Pub At Vine Restaurant, Part Two

    Photo by Kevin Lara​Our second installment of this week's On The Line has Jared explaining who what St. Roy is named after. We also learn just how much he admires Julia Child. To catch up on Part One, you can click here. Stop by Thursday for a juicy recipe.Hardest lesson you've learned:No matter h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Where Good Apples Go When They Die: Baba au Calvados

    Flickr user jo-h​If you're a regular reader of Fork, you've probably noticed I haven't been around much lately. This is because I am stuffing myself silly doing research on regional French food and drink. While I love Paris, get out into the countryside and French food becomes more approachable, c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    UPDATE: Pascal Olhats Coming to French 75, Fashion Island

    Details at 11, or, rather, as soon as we have them, because everyone is remaining tight-lipped about this at the moment. But French 75 did confirm that famed French chef Olhats is joining them "within the month", that he isn't closing any of his other restaurants and that there will a new menu to ce ... More >>

  • Features

    September 20, 2007

    Mmm . . . Vittles

    Hardtack, biscuits & gravy, salt pork, beef jerky, burritos, falafel, & banh mi—you know, cowboy  food

  • Food

    April 12, 2007

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    May 4, 2006

    Grub Guide

    This week in bringing back a bigger dining guide

  • Food

    January 24, 2002

    Coffee Crusade

    The great Little Saigon coffee inquiry

  • Features

    February 1, 2001

    Holy Mackerel!

    We came, we saw seafood, we ate it, we left