When John Hughes and Hyun-Sook (Juliette) Chung, the husband-and-wife original owners of Orange's Filling Station sold their restaurant in 2010, we broke the news with a heavy heart. Chung, the woman behind the best pies in Orange County had burned out from being a one-woman bake shop. But we just g ... More >>
ProfessorSalt.comDon't go changin'...Sorry to break this news to you on the first day of autumn, but The Filling Station in Orange--known for their mile high, shortbread-crusted pumpkin pie--is about to change hands. The legal notice has come down, and the place is in its 30 day escrow.
We hear all sorts of horror stories of pups not even allowed at outdoor restaurants thanks to Health Department restrictions... and even with all the nice weather and patios around here, it can be difficult finding a place to fine with your furry equivalent(s). Here's a list of five dog-friendly ... More >>
Last week, after quite the active back-and-forth on a post about how Filling Station owner John Hughes accused Edwin and I of payola, Hughes finally responded. Did he give the apology he owes us for his serious accusation? Is his food a bargain? Here's Hughes' note:It appears the touchy one is you!
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Last month, I took issue with The Filling Station in Orange because I felt they overcharged for merely good food. Over the weekend, owner John Hughes (not the same genius behind all those Brat Pack films) left this humdinger of a comment:I always found it funny that OCweekly [sic] gives great review ... More >>
I promised milady a special breakfast this morning, but she's the kind of gal who wants things her way. I suggested Anton Schwager's Jagerhaus, La Galette Creperie in San Clemente; she demanded The Filling Station, an Orange institution even though it truly hasn't been around that long, which goes t ... More >>
If there's one thing that unites just about everyone in Orange County, it's probably not opposition to the War in Iraq or a sincere belief that our beaches are too clean. No, that one thing is this: gas is too fucking expensive and it's about fucking time to do something about it.
Fortunately, some ... More >>