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    September 29, 2014

    The Best Concerts in OC This Week

    Don't forget to check out our constantly updated OC Concert Calendar Monday, September 29 Bicycles and Jazz Saddleback College Well, it's pretty clear what Taylor Ho Bynum's two favorite things are. Currently winding down his 1800-mile Acoustic Bicycle Tour, Bynum makes a stop at Saddleback Colleg ... More >>

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    October 9, 2013

    On The Line: Joe Vieyra of Pee-Wee's Famous Hot Dogs and Hamburgers, Part Two

    Everything revolves around family for Joe Vieyra. His favorite memories include them, and he's building his own as an active parent with his sons in Boy Scouts. His extended family includes the community, where Pee-Wee's participates in local events on a regular basis. Read our interview with Joe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2013

    KFC Starts Offering Burgers?

    If McDonald's can do fried chicken a la its Mighty Wings, I guess it's not so far-fetched that KFC can do burgers? In a Freaky Friday sort-of-way, Brand Eating blog has discovered that some KFCs in China have started selling a so-called "layered beef" burger.

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    June 28, 2013

    This Week In Food: Colonel Sander's Suit, Throwing Out Drunks, and the Weekly Eats Crawfish

    Huzzah! The holiday weekend is almost here. Until then, take a look at this week in food... Edwin visited James Republic in Long Beach and named it one of the best restaurants in the city. He announced the opening of Dickey's BBQ Pit in Brea and it smells goooood. Then he told us that Burger King i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    10 Late-Night Restaurants that UCI Students Are Grubbing At Right Now

    Since the founding of Harvard back in the 1600, college students have always frequented the open-til-two or the 24-hour restaurants, whether it was grog they were seeking or ramen, either as a study break or after a long night of partying at the generic frat house. Six hours of sleep and under ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    Dave Reviews OC Yelp Reviews, Part 11

    First of all, let's provide this paper's coverage of the much-maligned Reviewer Card, which you can hand to restaurant staff in order to inform them that they are under review by or whatever your 7-pageviews-a-day food blog is called:If you get one of these c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    On The Line: Todd Henderson of The Queen Mary, Part One

    We originally planned on interviewing the chef behind Sir Winston's Restaurant. Then we realized Todd Henderson was also the same chef as Chelsea Chowder House, their Tea Room, and the rest of the foodservice offered on board. Therefore, it's no exaggeration to say he governs the gourmet side of Lon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2012

    Jake Hyman Of Freelance Whales Talks New Album, Channeling His Inner Justin Bieber

    With the release of their first album since 2009 and their second overall, it's safe to say that New York City's Freelance Whales are going to have a busy remainder of 2012. Currently on tour, the band will be playing at The Observatory on Wednesday night. Like most bands used to shitty east coast w ... More >>

  • Food

    September 27, 2012

    Kale to the Chef at Healthy Junk

    Root for the vegetarian food, even though it's so-so, at Anaheim's deserted-for-now Center Street Promenade

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

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

    Friends either complement each other or tend to act like twins. For the guys of Waffles de Liege, it's somewhere in the middle, as you'll see in this week's luxe lonchera interview. We met for lunch on their day off and discussed the business -- like those requests for bean-and-cheese burritos?!Your ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    On the Line: Jonathan Eng of Le Pain Quotidien, Part One

    Le Pain Quotidien has been around since 1990, but took its own sweet time arriving in Orange County. They transplanted Jonathan Eng from New York's Bleeker Street bakery to helm the daily breadmaking last autumn. Hungry to explore his dining options beyond Fashion Island, we meet up to recharge over ... More >>

  • Food

    May 3, 2012

    Umami Burger Brings Something Savory This Way

    Adam Fleischman's phenomenon finally opens in OC

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    On the Line: Peter Serantoni of Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen, Part One

    While most chefs generally stay within close proximity of their restaurant (even when they're not on duty), our most recent crop of subjects consists of jet-setters. Take Peter Serantoni, who splits his time between northern and southern California. With our misaligned work schedules, I tolerate Ora ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Rodrigo Y Gabriela At The Hollywood Palladium, April 7, 2012

    Rodrigo Y Gabriela April 7, 2012 The Hollywood Palladium As the lights went down, the crowd cheered on the Latin guitarists as they took the stage; and as soon as the first few riffs were heard, the entire venue exploded with excitement. Not necessarily because the kick ass guitar duo had just se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    On the Line: Paul Zhu of The Balcony Grill & Bar, Part One

    ​Being the owner of a dining establishment means worrying not only about the food, but also about every other aspect associated with running a business. Marketing campaigns, scheduling of employees and purchasing supplies are just a fraction of the responsibilities Paul Zhu has on his mind at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    This Week In Food: Shit Vegans Say, New Girl Scout Cookie, Starbucks & Molotov Cocktails

    So the first week of January was pretty good to us, food-wise; Star Wars burgers, the best sushi in OC, and famous lesbian movie scenes as depicted by hot dogs. Read all about this amazing week on the blog!

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    On the Line: Brian Bennett of Paul Martin's American Grill, Part One

    Photo by Meranda Carter​One of the visionaries behind Paul Martin's, Brian Bennett teamed up with Paul Fleming in selecting local purveyors and perfecting the sustainable menu at their ideal neighborhood restaurant. With a personality as grand as his Tommy Bahama shirt collection, Bennett shares q ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Burger King Has New French Fries

    ​In the hierarchy of fast-food fries, Burger King's offerings have never been at the top of the batch. They've long wilted beneath McDonald's fries, which are awesome if consumed within 48 seconds, and In-N-Out fries, which taste cardboard-y to me, but are generally loved by the masses. Well, ... More >>

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    November 24, 2011


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    November 22, 2011

    On the Line: Eric Souka of Capital Seafood, Part One

    ​The latest branch of Capital Seafood greeted guests just less than a month ago, bringing its signature Asian cuisine to the lifestyle venue known as the Irvine Spectrum. Executive director Eric Souka has been cooking with Capital for more than 30 years, and he was gracious enough to meet between ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Stick a Fork In It Reacts to the 2011 OC Weekly Readers' Choice Awards

    ​It's Best Of time . . . you have your dead-tree copies, right? No? Go get one . . . we'll be here when you get back.Unfortunately, whoever was supposed to tabulate the Reader's Choice poll this year into one easy-to-read guide must have had a huge hangover because it's nowhere to be found online- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    On The Line: Wing Lam of Wahoo's Fish Taco, Part One

    Photo by Meranda Carter​One-third of the founding brothers behind Orange County's quick-casual eatery simply known as Wahoo's is not just On The Line, but on the go. We accompany Wing in the carpool lane one afternoon as he reflects on his education and passion for cooking to the masses. Buckle up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    On the Line: Hung Tram of La Creperie Cafe, Part One

    Photo by Laila Derakhshanian​It helps to have a sense of humor when you're launching two restaurants. Just ask Hung Tram. A couple of months ago, he opened one in Chino Hills; this month, the second La Creperie Cafe welcomed diners off Pine Avenue in Long Beach. Hung found time between commutes to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    On the Line: Jared Cook of St. Roy Chef's Pub at Vine Restaurant, Part One

    Phot by Kevin Lara​Can a name for our featured chef be more appropriate than Jared Cook? Nah. The man in the kitchen at St. Roy Chef's Pub offers us his thoughts on foodies and how he likes to spend his free time. On the Line, Part One, begins below.What are six words to describe your food?Real, c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    On The Line: Jay DiEugenio From BACON MANia, Part One

    Kevin Lara​Who doesn't love a slice of bacon? Chewy with extra grease, or baked crisp, Shuji-style, its universal appeal is probably only outnumbered by oxygen. It was a matter of time before a luxe lonchera came along to steal the snout-loving diners of Orange County. Half of the visionary duo BA ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    Do We Really Need a Jack In the Box Food Truck?

    From JIB's Munchie Mobile Facebook Page​Carl's Jr. has one; so does In-N-Out.  Last week, ball-headed Jack got a truck of his own. Jack In the Box's so-called "Munchie Mobile" is tricked out in side graphics featuring the typically business-suited mascot all muscled-up in a He-Man pose and ri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    On the Line: Arturo Briones of Wildfish, Part One

    Photo by Kevin Lara​Wildfish, for a lot of people (including myself), is known for its generous Happy Hour--one of the best in OC. The discounts extend later than most and continue on the weekends. But it should also be known for its seafood and the man who makes it sing. Here, we talk with exec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Justin Bieber Eats In-N-Out Before Leaving LAX

    I am not a Canadian, so I do not know what chains they inordinately idolize, so who knows how teeny-bopper Justin Bieber got to In-N-Out before departing on a flight from LAX on Valentine's Day--but order some he did.

  • Food

    February 4, 2011

    The Kickin' Crab Joins the Crustacean Nation

    A new Santa Ana Vietnamese-Cajun seafood joint joins the trend and tries to break the curse of its location

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    On The Line: Dean Simon of Bruxie, Part One

    Christopher Victorio​If you've not heard of Bruxie, the waffle sandwich shop in Orange, time to catch up. We've reviewed it. Twice. We had slideshows, blog entries, the works. And it's not even a food truck. Now we go more in depth with Dean Simon, one of the owners as he goes On The Line. S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    Ross Pangilinan of Leatherby's Café Rouge, Part One

    Photo by Mary Bell​ Meet Ross Pangilinan. Born in Tennessee and raised in Orange County, Chef Pangilinan studied at Le Cordon Bleu in Pasadena before going off to cut his teeth in fine-dining establishments here and in Michelin-starred restaurants in France. Now he commands the kitchen as th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    The 2010 OC Weekly Readers' Poll: Better, But Still A Lot Of WTF

    ​Well, you've definitely improved, Gentle Readers.You picked Kéan Coffee once again as the best coffeehouse in OC, and I wiped a tear of pride from my eyes. My heart swelled as I read that the Bruery is your favorite brewery, that Slater's 50/50 is where OC loves to get a hamburger, and that Rach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Mariela Rebollo of Barcelona On the Go, Part 1

    Photo by Kimberly Valenzuela​We've interviewed the chefs of fancy places, we've interviewed the chefs of hidden holes in the wall, but we've never interviewed the chef of a food truck until now. Mariela Rebollo is the force in the mobile kitchen of Barcelona on the Go, a Spanish food truck that's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    Yvon Goetz of The Winery, Part One

    Photo by Kimberley Valenzuela​I first ate Yvon Goetz's food when he was the executive chef at the now defunct Chat Noir in Costa Mesa. It was a wonderful meal. This was way before the whole Culinary Adventures empire went kaputz. Prior to that, Chef Goetz was the executive chef at the Ritz-C ... More >>

  • Food

    February 18, 2010

    George's Hamburgers' Breakfast Burrito Connection

    [Hole in the Wall] The Fullerton eatery deepens the mystery wrapped in an enigma wrapped in a flour tortilla

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    Overheard at the Farmers' Market, Part 4

    ​This week's list is a little thin, because the Irvine farmers' market was smaller than normal due to the torrential rains of last week; fully a quarter of the vendors were unable to pick. That didn't stop the adventurous from braving the still-soggy outdoors, though.

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    On The Line: Daniel Stevens of Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill

    Courtesy of Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill​When not in the kitchen, Daniel Stevens, executive chef of Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill at South Coast Plaza, can be found surfing the waves in Huntington Beach. This Connecticut native graduated from culinary school in 1996 and has been leading the Costa Mesa ... More >>

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    October 29, 2009

    At the Farmer's Market: Apples and Stuff Made From Them

    Dave Lieberman​It's fall, which means it's apple season here in Southern California.Tilden Farms from Riverside has Sekai Ichi apples, which are thought to be a cross between Red Delicious and Golden Delicious. They're great for eating out of hand, with a lot of juice and none of the mealiness tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    On The Line: John McLaughlin of At Last Café

    Photo By Russ Roca​Every city should have a chef like John McLaughlin, who at his At Last Café cooks gourmet food but charges diner prices.  Long Beach, you're lucky to have him.  And we are lucky that he agreed to answer our silly survey.1. Dish that you cook that most represents you. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    On the Line: Amar Santana of Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale's

    ​This week we grilled Amar Santana, Executive Chef at Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale's, South Coast Plaza. As well as cooking, the Dominican Republic-born chef also teaches regular kitchen technique classes at the restaurant (for information, check the website).Here, he talks about his love of por ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    Boardwalk Fresh Burgers and Fries To Take Over Irezumi Sushi Spot at South Coast Metro Pointe

    As long as we're talkin' about chains from The South penetrating our borders and tickling our tongues, let's talk about Boardwalk Fresh Burgers and Fries. It will open at South Coast Metro Pointe, next door to Arriba's (no word yet on an actual date). If you're paying attention, this is the sp ... More >>

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    July 17, 2008
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    September 12, 2007

    Men Get Hate Crime Charges for Vicious Beating of Illegal Immigrant Janitor

    Right about now three Southern California men probably wish that they'd just gone home after drinking booze at the Angels 9-6 loss to the Boston Red Sox on August 8. Or, perhaps, James Joseph Kelly, 26, Justin Louis Mullins, 23, and Cheyne Danica Wilson, 25, wish that the final event of their even ... More >>

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    August 21, 2007

    Del Taco: Chicken-Checkers

    So I'm cruising over the 241 toll road Monday listening to the Angels-Yankees game on 710, when a Del Taco commercial drifts over the airwaves. There's some blah-blah-blah, and then the ad does exactly what the Lake Forest-based fauxMex chain's marketing department hopes it'll do: It gets my attenti ... More >>

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    February 16, 2006

    Grub Guide

    This week in supporting Costa Mesa restaurants

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    March 4, 2004

    You Want Christ With That?

    Chick-fil-A sticks God in the deep fryer

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    October 30, 2003
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    March 29, 2001
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