Take a talented group of culinary professionals, throw in a selection of OC Baking Company breads, and you've got the inaugural Big Cheese festival and competition being held at Provisions Market. Although it is sold out, we learned of one avenue hungry followers can go down to acquire a coveted pai ... More >>
Pictured: Gabriel Zambrano at left, with Carlos Salgado of Taco María, outside Zambrano's Soho Taco. Missing: Danny Godínez of Anepalco's and Gabbi Patrick of Gabbi's Mexican Kitchen. We'll rectify this soon--details to come...Follow OC Weekly on Twitter @ocweekly or on Facebook!
There was something different about meeting Michael Rossi. It could've been that I was half an hour early, yet he was more than ready to start our interview. I did not know it, but our conversation would expand beyond the questionnaire. It was like an episode of Inside the Actor's Studio, except ... More >>
Gabbi's Mexican KitchenGabbi's Market TamalesThe Christmas music is already playing at the mall, which means it's tamale-making season here in Southern California. This Saturday at 10:30 a.m., as part of the Chef Demo Series at the Orange Home Grown Farmers Market, Chef Gabbi Patrick of nearby Ga ... More >>
Gabbi Patrick and her namesake Mexican Kitchen in Old Towne Orange has rightfully earned praise for her meals, which skip across Mexico to offer different regional treats (go right now while they're offering her take on chiles en nogada, featuring fluffy picadillo and a walnut sauce so sweet it ... More >>
Screw Carmageddon. The weekend of culinary desmadre in the Southland is ON. Since the original post, we've discovered that not only will OC be represented at Eat Real, but OC Weekly will--Gustavo is leading panels at 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday, and I will be demonstrating preserved lemons ... More >>
Though the weather was overcast Saturday morning, and parking was at a premium, that didn't stop hundreds of people from attending the debut of Orange's latest farmers' market, the one with the most potential upswing.
Dave LiebermanOld Towne Orange, were you feeling left out? While Irvine boasts at least three farmers markets occurring throughout the week, the City of Orange has, to my knowledge, only one. That gathering is held on Thursday afternoons at the 1500 E. Village Way between Katella & Linc ... More >>
Christopher Victorio Edwin goes on a tasting tour at the Fountain Valley Cupcake Showdown and more tasty tidbits you miss this week in Stick a Fork In It after the jump!
It seemed a couple of days ago that my chica and I would experience another disappointing meal at Gabbi's Mexican Kitchen in Orange, a place I have long championed but has recently acted like another Old Towne Orange battle horse, Felix's Continental Cuisine: a super-busy restaurant past its prime. ... More >>
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