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    January 6, 2014

    All-You-Can-Eat Pancakes Are BACK at IHOP

    I have gone on record about my disdain for the pancake, so, when I first saw that IHOP was bringing back their all-you-can-eat butter milk pancake batter-vaganza, my first instinct was to gag a little bit. But I'll admit that that opinion is probably my most unpopular (of very many) opinions, so her ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    Free Short Stack From IHOP Tuesday!

    February is not only about government holidays and Valentines, but food celebrations. Check out tomorrow's IHOP deal: A free stack o' buttermilk flapjacks when you come in to celebrate their National Pancake Day! Not to be confused with Pancake Tuesday (a.k.a the day before Lent), it's still a big d ... More >>

  • Food

    September 13, 2012

    Early Bird Is Egg-cellent

    Eat a perfect omelet at Joseph Mahon's new breakfast spot in Fullerton

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    On the Line: Matt Strickland of The Bruery, Part One

    Who is Matt Strickland, and why are we interviewing him? That's the OTL question of the week. His job title is wood cellerman. No, really. Matt makes sure clients get their beer, and that it tastes exactly the way it should. Comparable to a winemaker, he works very closely with his product. You'll p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2012

    On the Line: George Wu and Lawrence Tai of Waffles de Liege, Part Three

    We wrap up our time with George and Lawrence a little envious; being not only good friends, but business partners must have more positives than negatives, right? And making desserts for a living can only be a win-win situation. Wonder if they need someone to stage for them?Since sharing a recipe tha ... More >>

  • Food

    April 19, 2012

    Mil Jugos Is One in a Thousand

    The Santa Ana eatery moved into bigger digs, but its Venezuelan food is still wonderful

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    Five Great Local Places to Go When Hung Over

    ​Hangovers aren't pretty, and they're almost never subtle. They aren't things we really plan for--it's not like our calendars will reflect being hung over; your phone will never go off with a reminder that you're supposed to be hung over at any given moment. They aren't planned events; they're eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2011

    Bacon Lube: For Pork-Flavored Porking

    J&D's​You know it had to happen. Someone decided to bring together the world's two greatest inventions, sex and bacon. Introducing bacon lube. For sex that sizzles. For bacon lovers. For porking--with pork.   

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    M83 at the Music Box Last Night

    ​M83November 9, 2011The Music BoxIt's fitting that M83 chose a glittering starscape to background their set last night at the Music Box. Their music feels like you're being dragged through space in a grand journey through the cosmos--though this we're not talking about this in a modern sci-fi sens ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Weekend Guide: Mitsuwa's Fall Food Fair, Bootlegger's BOO-ery Party, Urban Farm Dinner

    IHOPFree Spooky Face Pancakes at IHOP today!​Halloween edition! TODAY  Mitsuwa's Umaimono Gourmet Fair What: Your must-try ramen for the weekend: sesame-flavored tan tan men, and hot and sour sung hon men, both from Gomaichi, a popular Japanese noodle shop in Honolulu.  When: Now through ... More >>

  • Food

    August 25, 2011

    Brunch a Bunch Across OC!

    OC's best brunches: The ethnic, the gorgeous views and the bottomless booze!

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Waffles de Liege Truck Sells, Well, Waffles De Liege

    ​Gentle readers: por favor welcome Charisma Madarang, a recent graduate of UC Irvine's acclaimed literary journalism department, and the author of the great mini-essay on Newport's Dory fleet that appeared in our summer issue. She'll contribute occasional pieces for SaFII--that is, until she leave ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    New Hue Restaurant Opens in Garden Grove

    Edwin GoeiPhoto is of Ngu Binh's Hue dishes​You know what OC needs more of? Restaurants that serve banh beo, those button-cute mini Jell-O shots of steamed rice flour batter from the Hue region of Vietnam. 

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Five Ethnic Breakfasts To Shake Up Your Morning Routine

    Flickr user theimpulsivebuyThere's not enough brown sugar in the world to make this appetizing.​Tired of Starbucks and their awful, industrial pastries and burnt coffee? Sick of the insipid pancakes from IHOP, drowned in butter and artificially-flavored syrup? Can't hack another packet of instant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Winner, Winner, Don't Eat Dinner: The Worst Restaurant in the Anaheim Resort

    ​Last November, we celebrated the closure of the Baker's Square restaurant in Garden Grove's International West district, the very worst example of a chain that struggles to achieve mediocrity. It was, in retrospect, pretty bad--limp produce, low-quality meat, and service that met every criterion ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Craig Shoemaker Keeps It Real... Real Funny

    ​Craig Shoemaker is more than just funny. He is an intellectual mind who is unbelievably relatable to audiences of all ages.  With a track record that spans years, he is not here to impress--he is here to be himself. And "himself?" Well, he's as entertaining as they come. He's won various awa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Worst Restaurant in the Anaheim Resort: Five Contenders

    Original image: heidigoseek @ CC BY-NC-SA 2.0Ding-dong, the witch is dead, the witch is dead, the witch is dead...​The Baker's Square on Harbor Blvd. in Garden Grove closed at some point. I'm not sure when, but I only noticed it a few weeks ago when we had friends staying in the area an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    This Week in Food: Controversial Tamale Fundraisers, Great Office Park Eats, and Charlie Palmer!

    Flickr user ilovemypit​Given this was Turkey Week, the blogging 'round here was at a more-relaxed pace, but that doesn't mean there weren't goodies in the mix (sorry for the double negative, a no-no in English, but I'm still asleep from the racks of ribs we ate last night). After the jump, some hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    TSOL Singer Jack Grisham: 'That's Right--I'm Supporting the Arts. I Got a Fucking Award For it. I'm An Award-Winning Artist.'

    Danielle Bacher/ OC Weekly​Jack Grisham's life has taken more twists and turns than the PCH. The 49-year-old gained early notoriety as the lead singer of seminal Orange County punk rockers TSOL. After five years fronting the group, Grisham left amid rumors of substance abuse and acrimony from the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    This Week in Food

    Flickr user Doxieone​This week Stick a Fork In It featured everything from more food abominations to the opening of restaurants you'll want to be first in line to try!Find out what you missed after the jump!

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    IHOP Serves Up Cheesecake--Between Pancakes. With Bacon on the Side.

    Courtesy of IHOP​Everyone's getting fatter! Santa Clara County is trying to ban fast food toys. The Obamas just launched a childhood obesity task force in February. And nevertheless: IHOP has just announced their latest dish, Pancake Stackers.What is a stacker exactly? It's a layer of cheesecake s ... More >>

  • Food

    March 25, 2010

    Double Dosa

    At the second Dosa Place location in Tustin, bigger is bigger and, in some ways, better

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    National Pancake (and Dog Biscuit) Day

    Despite the fact that Shrove Tuesday was last week, just a reminder that today is National Pancake Day. Go to IHOP and get your free short stack of pancakes. Contribute generously to charity. Expect lines.Now that that has been dispensed with, on to more important discoveries: today is also National ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    The Return of Captain EO to Disneyland

    Andrew YoussefA new generation of Captain EO fans.​We arrived at the Disneyland gates at 9 a.m. and the line was surprisingly short. Considering the holy trifecta of popularity here (Disney, Michael Jackson, a post-mortem tribute), only about an estimated 400 fans had started lining up as early as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2010

    Free Pancakes at IHOP on Feb. 23

    marriageequality @ CC BY 2.0Marie wants you to eat pancakes!​Mark your calendars, everyone: February 23 is National Pancake Day at IHOPs nationwide.Guests at IHOP on that day can ask for a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes. Donations will be accepted for the Children's Miracle Net ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    Five Great Places to Eat Near Disneyland

    Original image: heidigoseek @ CC BY-NC-SA 2.0Certainly not the only offender, but the worst one...​Harbor Boulevard. If there were any justice for people who love good food, the stretch between Ball Road and Chapman Avenue in Anaheim and Garden Grove would be called Horror Boulevard. Th ... More >>

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    January 14, 2010
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    October 26, 2009

    Wacky Snacks Halloween Edition: Bug Factor Arackneggz Candy

    Edwin Goei​ Name: Bug Factor Arackneggz Candy Origin: Candy Made In USA; Toy Made in China Found at: 99-Cent-Only Store, Cypress Cost: $0.99

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    McDonald's Makes The Grade; Others Must Try Harder

    A few weeks back we brought you news of a survey of America's healthiest fast-food chains (Panera Bread topped the list). Now comes the reverse: America's unhealthiest fast-food restaurants. A report by health and nutrition experts David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding, authors of "supermarket survi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    Hanging Out With Ferrets Anonymous

    Gendy Alimurung writes in our sister paper LA Weekly about having breakfast at the Laguna Niguel IHOP with members of Ferrets Anonymous, a support group for people pissed off over the state's prohibition of their pets as pets. "Chinchillas are legal, why not ferrets?" asks one flapjacking dude.It br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    IHOP To It

    Tomorrow (24 February), in honor of National Pancake Day, IHOP is giving away free short stacks of pancakes (one per diner), from 7am to 10pm. In return, they're asking customers to consider making a donation to the Children's Miracle Network (an alliance of kids' hospitals) or another charity of th ... More >>

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    May 8, 2008
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    February 28, 2008
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    September 8, 2005
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    May 12, 2005

    Alias Peter Guzman

    A mild-mannered busboy has the toughest job ever

  • Columns

    December 23, 2004

    Kids Eat Free!

    And adults drink like theyve got a second liver!

  • Food

    October 14, 2004

    Sushi by Moonlight

    Feasting into the early morning at Honda-Ya

  • Food

    December 5, 2002

    All About the Antojitos

    Indulge your antojo at Pupuseria San Sivar

  • Features

    October 24, 2002
  • Food

    May 2, 2002

    Frenching, Italian-Style

    Caffe Panini takes the Mc out of breakfast

  • Food

    February 21, 2002

    Suzie Wong Meets Lazy Susan

    Peking Restaurants wheels of fortune

  • Features

    January 31, 2002

    Nice Dish!

    100 things you should put in your mouth

  • Food

    December 27, 2001

    The Father of Peppino

    A summertime Christmas story

  • Music

    November 29, 2001

    Punk Rock Academy

    What the Adolescents learned from their adolescence

  • Food

    September 27, 2001

    Z Marks the Spot

    Fine dining in Irvine rises 50 percent

  • Food

    September 6, 2001

    Pedal to the Griddle

    OCs Hottest Cakes

  • Features

    August 9, 2001

    Active Eats

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

  • Music

    March 22, 2001
  • Food

    May 27, 1999

    Flapjack Fever

    Carbo inferno at Haute Cakes Caffe