Gabbi Patrick

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2014

    How to Score Tickets to The Big (Grilled) Cheese Competition Next Week!

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    Carlos Salgado and Gabriel Zambrano, One-Half of Orange County's Mexican-Food Million-Dollar Quartet, Pose for a Photo!

    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!

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    On the Line: Michael Rossi of the Ranch Restaurant and Saloon, Part One

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    Chef Gabbi's Tamale Demo At Orange Farmers Market THIS SATURDAY

    Gabbi's Mexican KitchenGabbi's Market Tamales​The 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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2011

    El Grito at Gabbi's Mexican Kitchen, Our Drink of the Week

    ​ 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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    July 16-17: The Weekend of Culinary Desmadre

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    Old Towne Orange Farmers Market Debuts, a Success

    ​ 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.

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Old Towne Orange To Host OC's Newest Farmers Market

    Dave Lieberman​Old 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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    This Week in Food

    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!

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    A So-So Gabbi's Mexican Kitchen Dinner--But, Oh, Those Churros...

    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 >>

  • Features

    September 20, 2007

    The Chuck Wagon

    Steakhouses, mess halls, eateries, barbecues, fine-dining establishments, & gratuitous & thematically inconsistent Tolkien references