• Columns

    November 29, 2012

    What Does 'Wey' Mean?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] And should the U.S. bring back the guest-worker program for Mexicans?

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    On the Line: Mike Dimmitt of Garlic Scapes, Part One

    Mike Dimmitt was difficult. And by difficult we mean next to impossible to get a hold of. We'll let the fact that he was in the process of moving be an excuse, but c'mon! He's lucky we share a favorite chef and infatuation with dim sum and (San Diego) breweries. A purveyor of this stinking rose, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011 and Select Boutiques Donating Net Proceeds to Japan Disaster Relief Tomorrow

    ​It's now the world's most famous mouthless white cat's turn to help out Japan: Tomorrow, and select participating boutique locations will donate all net proceeds toward Japan disaster relief.The company (whose stateside headquarters is housed in Torrance) seems to be following in the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Dueling Dishes: Zankou Chicken vs. Sasoon Chicken

    Edwin Goei​This week in Dueling Dishes, a good old fashion cock fight: a battle of Armenian rotisserie hens. The first contender, of course, is Zankou, the Chowhound obsession of a few years ago, when every post on the foodie bulletin board seemed to wax poetic on the glory of its gossamer, crisp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2006

    Tan Nguyen Continues to Have Translation Problems

    Just came back from the Santiago Community College District headquarters, and it turns out the Tan Man wasn't interviewing voters, as a voter asserted earlier. Tan Man, in fact, was getting out the vote to the final, desperate hours. More to come, but first: Tan Man was handing out bilingual fliers- ... More >>