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  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    A Loud Rant About Salad Dressing, Followed By Praise for Saladworks

    I miss New York. I miss San Francisco. Just not for the reasons you'd think.You see, as an office drone, those cities are paradise for lunch. You can walk downstairs from any office building and walk into a takeout-only soup and salad place within two minutes. It's the perfect lunch for corporate wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    Should Buffet Restaurants Charge Children By Their Height?

    Short kids may not get picked first on the basketball court but at several Asian buffet restaurants, they get cheaper meals. It's a longstanding practice: When a child walks in, he's forced to stand next to a ruler on the wall. An employee then determines how much his parents must pay for the m ... More >>

  • News

    August 23, 2012

    OC Health Care Agency's Veil of Vomit

    Why are they still covering up an April outbreak of E. coli at a local restaurant?

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Fatburger Divisions File For Bankruptcy, While CPK Booms

    Seems we're not even buying burgers any more. On the other hand, maybe we're starting to think that it's not all doom and gloom, and that we might live beyond 2010. Two divisions of the struggling Fatburger chain, Fatburger Restaurants of California and Fatburger Restaurants of Nevada, ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2008

    What You Missed Over The Weekend Part XXIII

    This weekend Gustavo Arellano sharpened his writing pen and wrote a post calling-out historian Chris Jepsen for not referencing his pieces on a historical blog. Alex Brant-Zawadzki reported (again) on the continuing construction cost climb on estimates for the 241 Toll Road through Tressles. Been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2008

    On Souplantation's Cookies

    Souplantation is a harmless (I don't mean that sarcastically) and serviceable way to detox from a weeklong meat binge. It's also perfect when you want to please the vegetarian in your midst. We took a visiting Indian colleague who was "veg," and he gushed about it for days. But Souplantation's go ... More >>

  • Food

    November 16, 2006

    This Hole-in-the-Wall Life

    That's a-yummy: Barolo Cafe

  • Features

    August 9, 2001

    Active Eats

    And its one, two, threewhat are we dining for?

  • Columns

    April 20, 2000
  • News

    October 1, 1998

    Knock 'Em Down

    Our 15 favorite places OC developers have missed