Hi guys, I hope you enjoyed St. Paddy's Day! Let's see what happened the rest of the week... Edwin went to Boathouse on the Bay for our print review. He told us to try the leche frita at Cafe Sevilla, and announced that HB's Hyatt Regency has a new restaurant.
"It started with my fear of dying-- that everything goes with me." To say that Geeta Bansal has been through a lot is an understatement. As chef of Clay Oven and a Stick A Fork In It contributor, her emotional journey as a breast cancer patient sent her to places that weren't always geographical. W ... More >>
Before we forget, we wanted to wish our OTL chef Jonathan Solis a happy belated birthday! We're sure you spent it surrounded by good food and great family/friends. As natural as it is for a chef to discuss culinary experiences, they aren't always as forthcoming about their personal life. We were for ... More >>
Chef Jonathan Solis has done his fair share of cooking for resort properties. Once contributing at the dining options at The Mission Inn in Riverside, he currently helms the kitchen at the Hyatt Newporter Regency Newport Beach. He balances an interactive menu, quality time with his family and a bit ... More >>
Orange County Republican Party boss Scott Baugh is apparently taking diversity in politics seriously after all. Baugh--often under fire from liberal critics for running a political party of cranky, rich, caucasian businessmen--has lured a Cuban/Irish American to be the keynote speaker at the group' ... More >>
Onetime SpongeBob SquarePants illustrator Todd White and a former Huntington Beach gallery owner have reportedly settled the gallerist's lawsuit and the internationally renown artist's counter-suit over her accusations he sicced ninjas on her in August 2011.The art world has been closely watching th ... More >>
Jessica FordThere are three reasons to go to a swanky hotel bar: well-crafted cocktails, no crowds and stiff pours. The Red Chair Lounge, inside the Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach, may be walking distance from Main Street but it's clear you will arrive to a completely different crowd. The Red ... More >>
Christopher Polk/Getty Images Matthew Morrison, lead actor of Fox's musical-comedy series Glee, graduated from the Orange County School of the Arts in 1997. He performed his first solo concert outdoors at the Grove in Los Angeles on Jan. 30 in support of the Oscar Meyer Good Mood Mis ... More >>
Photo by Das UbergeekOn Monday, Dave wrote a post listing his food-truck meet-up pet peeves. In the first paragraph, he recalled Gustavo's report on last Friday's $5-admission debacle at the food-truck fest at Boomer's. In the second paragraph, he turned a critical eye to the planned Irvine Hya ... More >>
Read her lips.Peggy Noonan, a White House speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan, has been invited to be the keynote speaker for the 2011 Annual Dinner of the Orange County Business Council (OCBJ), a corporate lobbying outfit.Noonan, nowadays a best-selling Republican author and columnist for T ... More >>
UNITE HERE Local 11 makes the most local news for its years-long dispute against the Disneyland hotels, but it represents other workers, too. And they just scored a symbolic victory for the workers they represent at the Long Beach versions of the Hyatt Regency and the Hilton.
Election 2010: Scenes from some of the few races where Dems didn't get tsunami'd
Welcome back to the next installment of our weekly feature that searches the darkest, scariest and orangiest corners of the Interwebs to find out what outsiders and insiders have to say about and from Orange County. Where Am I? So overblown by the talent of Disney Channel songstress Selena Go ... More >>
Orange County Friends of St. Jude (the children's research hospital, not the saint) will have a celebrity guest speaker at their eighth annual Endless Summer Hampton's Style Benefit at the Hyatt Regency in Newport Beach Saturday night: Patrick Warburton, who played David Puddy on Seinfeld. "P ... More >>
Garden Grove's TusCA is a notch above the typical hotel restaurant
Kimberly ValenzuelaThis week we go On The Line with Chef Laura De Martin of TusCA--a new Italian restaurant inside the Hyatt Regency in Garden Grove.If you missed Part One, you can find it here. Check back tomorrow for a recipe from the chef herself!
Kimberly ValenzuelaThe recent renovation of the Hyatt Regency in Garden Grove ushered in a new upscale eatery--TusCA. The menu features rustic Italian cuisine with a touch of California, with the help of Italian native Chef Laura De Martin.Chef Laura took the time to go On The Line and answer Par ... More >>
Meg Whitman and Condoleezza Rice appear together at an Irvine fund-raising event tonight.
ASR, usually the surfing world's biggest tradeshow, will be hard pressed this year to compete with the success of the Agenda Tradeshow this past weekend. Held at the Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach, Agenda saw a wide assortment of designers, surfers, artists and industry types converge for p ... More >>
Photo Courtesy of Andrei'sYves Fournier was born in Paris and has worked just about everywhere in the world, including France, England, New York, and, of course, Irvine, where he was Chef de Cuisine for 6ix Park Grill at the Hyatt Regency. Now he is the Executive Chef of Andrei's, which c ... More >>
Hyatt Regency hotels Huntington Beach (top left), Irvine (top right), Newport Beach (bottom left) and Orange County in Garden Grove. It's not because they fired all the housekeepers and replaced them with private contractors at three Hyatt hotels in Boston that should make you want to boycott ... More >>
As a preview to the upcoming Happy Hour Week (which kicks off this Sunday, April 12--more on that later in the week), Bloomingdale's at South Coast Plaza is playing host to local mixologists (and a chef), who'll showcase some of the drinks and snacks that will be offered during the event. Non-alcoho ... More >>
Manic Mondays, 10 p.m.Manic Mondays at Proof are pretty swinging, welcoming all types of music--everything from hip-hop, electro and dance to disco, funk, '70s, '80s and contemporary stuff, too.Proof Bar, 215 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, CA; 714-953-2660Cloris Leachman at Heritage Pointe Luncheon & B ... More >>
When you get a cut, do you bleed Kikkoman? When you're sad, do you cry ponzu tears? When your blow your nose, does wasabi come out? If so, then you love Japanese food. And as such you might want to know that the Japanese Food and Sake Festival 2009 is coming to town on Thursday, March 5th from 5: ... More >>
State GOP chairman Ron Nehring: "Lease, don't buy..." The state GOP's "Victory Night Party" (hah!) was over before it started. Driving over to the Hyatt Regency Irvine to make the 8:30 p.m. start time, I was talking on my Bluetooth to my brother in San Francisco when he informed me John McCain was ... More >>
Halloween Swingthing, 8 p.m. Contests, dance workshops and open dancing, featuring the dancers from "30 Seconds Of Fame" and "Star Search" finalists, Jordan Frisbee and Tatiana Mollmann. Irvine Hyatt Regency 17900 Jamboree Road Irvine, CA 92614 (949) 975-1234 420 Band, 9 p.m. Toke up and groove dow ... More >>
Octopus, plum wine, taiko drums, eco-chopsticks made of pressed wheat...all this and more at the Hyatt Regency in Garden Grove last night.
Ha Ha Hanukkah at the Brea Improv, Chapman University’s 30th Anniversary Economic Forecast at the Hyatt Regency Irvine
Admitted Mater Dei molester raising money for high schoolers
Election night with the biggest losers
Our R. Scott Moxley reports that, by the end of the night at the Hyatt Regency Irvine, the older Republicans in the room showed on their faces exactly what they felt: worry, frustration, indignation. But the Young Republican types in their 20s and 30s were not missing a beat--or a drop of hooch--as ... More >>
Remember how congenial the OC GOP gathering at the Hyatt Regency Irvine seemed a few minutes ago? Fuck that shit. Election-loss testiness reared its ugly head at 10:20 p.m., our R. Scott Moxley reports from the scene. As the giant TV screen showing CNN flashed pictures of presumed California winn ... More >>
With the Democrats taking the House and threatening to take the Senate at this hour, you might expect the Orange County GOP election night party at the Hyatt Regency Irvine to be a mopey affair. After all, a huge banner in the room proclaims this is "America's Most Republican County." But, other tha ... More >>
Enjoying the pairings at the HB Hyatt Regency
Good news for those of us who have never seen the power of a monarchy in action, and the servility it demands of its subjects. President Bush is extending his weekend trip to California, and will be visiting scenic Irvine on Monday. According to the Register, "Bush will speak to the Orange County B ... More >>
Dispatch from the Brownies at the NALIP Conference
The Pacific Shoreline Marathon
Oct. 6 - Oct. 13
The Dining Day at the Irvine Hyatt Regencys 6ix Park Grill
Amazing good stuff in a hotel
His sons death leads Fernando Suarez del Solar to speak out against the war
Notes on the new Huntington Beach resort opening
Flying around with the Bill Simon press corps
Hangin with homos in OKC and RepCon 2002, dawg
Focus is only half-good for you!
We finally discover the price of peace: Its about a billion dollars
It's hip to be intolerant at religious gatherings