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    April 19, 2014

    Death Will Never Kill Coachella's Drug Culture

    Oakland resident Kimchi Truong was 24. She passed out on the Coachella grounds last weekend, likely due to an overdose. Her death, Thursday, was shocking. But what's really shocking is that this kind of thing doesn't happen more often. This story is about very young people doing a shit-ton of drug ... More >>

  • Food

    September 19, 2013

    Papa Hassan's Has a Brand-New Bag

    The legendary Middle Eastern restaurant is now in Anaheim but serving the same great comfort food

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    September 4, 2013

    Mooyah, A Texas Burger Chain, Announces Plans To Conquer Southern California

    If you think it's already a crowded fast-casual burger scene out there with the recent proliferation of Five Guys, The Habit, and Smashburger along with our indigenous favorite, In-N-Out; get ready for one more. Southern California, say howdy to Mooyah, an outfit that hails from Texas and boasts 24 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    On The Line: Kerri Cacciata Minton Of The Yost Theater, Part One

    We were candid when admitting to Kerri that we had no idea The Yost even served food (You know, besides the deep-fried variety that goes so well with cocktails). Yet the more we got to know Minton, the more we realized just how her lifestyle revolves around food. Whether it's her edible garden or co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    This Week In Food: Racist Whole Foods, the Best Carne Asada, and Semen the Superfood

    This week was the release of our Summer Guide to Orange County, and we decided to tell all of our favorite summertime stories in comics form. Let's take a look at the culinary comics and the rest of our blogs this week... We learned that Edwin, along with being our super-secret food critic - is an ... More >>

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    June 6, 2013
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    April 9, 2013

    On The Line: Brooke Des Prez Of Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee, Part One

    When we gave Brooke the option of meeting somewhere besides their much anticipated Sidecar Doughnuts, she requested Noah Blom's ARC at The OC Mix. It was at that moment that we knew (like we have with the previous bakers interviewed) that she had her finger on what's trending. We couldn't turn down ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    Smashburger Opens Its First Two OC Restaurants

    Five Guys, In-N-Out, meet Smashburger. I believe you already know The Habit. Smashburger has opened its second planned restaurant last week in Aliso Viejo after debuting one in Mission Viejo weeks before, on November 20th. The latter was the first outlet in Orange County for the Denver-based ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    On The Line: Geeta Bansal Of Clay Oven, Part One

    Geeta Bansal doesn't sit still. Her travel plans to visit chefs Europe are around the corner, and they've just finalized plans for another dinner collaboration-- and that's just for October. Most recently, they served wild boar at Taste of Newport. Plans to prep their signature Thanksgiving turkeys ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    On the Line: Alessandro Pirozzi of Mare Culinary Lounge, Part One

    To get Alessandro to sit still for our meeting was next to impossible. Somewhere between emails, planning the daily special (sea bass with a white wine sauce made with grapes in their garden), and coordinating the staff schedule, we went over the questionnaire. What was the first thing your Nonna Id ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2012

    On the Line: Pascal Olhats, Part One

    "I think it's time that Orange County made its mark in the country by being a restaurant scene. It's going to take some time. . . It's simmering, but we need to make it boil."It's unfair to associate Pascal Olhats with only one establishment, since he's spent the last 20-something years parlaying hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    Game of Burgers: Dominion of Diners, First Round!

    Let's get down to it shall we? My first round has four battles between eight contenders in the division we're calling the Dominion of Diners. We have Pee Wee's versus Red Robin; Memphis versus The Catch; Mick's Karma Bar versus The Rider's Club; Yellow Basket versus A's Burgers.So without further ad ... More >>

  • Food

    July 19, 2012

    Savori Is the Next Burger Generation

    [Hole In the Wall] This Fountain Valley restaurant shows what happens when Vietnamese kids get into the burger business

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    June 13, 2012

    No. 87, Polenta Board at CUCINA Enoteca

    A memorable meal can be layered in flavor or simple in taste. In the case of our polenta board, it leans towards the latter. The fewer the components, the more a kitchen focuses on precise execution. Call it the In-N-Out school of thought: When an item is made well, it need not be fussy nor possess ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    On the Line: Ryan Adams of Three Seventy Common Food Drink, Part One

    When interviewing a chef at their establishment, there's always the possibility that we'll be interrupted by one of their staff and our meeting will be cut short. In the case of Ryan Adams, it was quite the contrary. He assured us that interruptions wouldn't occur in their private dining room (a.k.a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    On the Line: Austin Lee of Itriya Cafe, Part Two

    Austin manages to bring food into the non-food portion of our interview, but what can you do? At least he taught us another combination to order at In-n-Out. This jack of all trades keeps us interested with anecdotes that ultimately lead back to great cuisine. On a completely unrelated note, Lee als ... More >>

  • Music

    May 3, 2012

    Deer Tick Want You

    To be politically aware, frolic in sandals (if you're a girl) and avoid Mitt Romney

  • Food

    March 15, 2012

    The Riders Club Cafe Goes Back to Basics

    This San Clemente dive makes a damn-fine burger

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    December 9, 2011

    This Week In Food: Gustavo's New Book, Best Chocolate Chip Recipe Ever, And Portola Coffee Lab

    Portola Facebook​What with our early deadlines crunch and best stuff of 2011 lists soon to be popping up on our blogs, the Weekly is about ready to wrap up the year. But we still have three weeks of the year of the Rabbit, so here's a wrap-up of this week in food instead.

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    November 29, 2011

    On the Line: Pedro Resendiz of Tamarindo Truck, Part One

    Photo by Meranda Carter​We meet up with luxe lonchera owners Pedro and Sarah Resendiz of Tamarindo Truck after their SoCo lunch stop one afternoon. Our humble chef was excited to share his thoughts on epazote, chiles and things that crack him up. Get to know our friends who can't sit still [Editor ... More >>

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    September 2, 2011

    This Week In Food: RIP The Helm, Slater's 50/50, Free Food From Seabirds Truck

    RIP the Helm :-(We lost several good men this week including Costa Mesa's the Helm bar, Sassoon Chicken in Orange, and South Coast Winery in Santa Ana, to name a food. But our news wasn't all bleak this week. See our good news of the week after the jump!

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    On the Line: Joe Youkhan of Chef Joe Youkhan's Tasting Spoon, Part One

    Photo by Meranda Carter​South County is represented this week, as we sit down with Joe Youkhan and discuss his Italian-inspired, Rancho Santa Margarita-based luxe lonchera, Chef Joe Youkhan's Tasting Spoon. An East Coast transplant, he loves his butter, salt and vino. Learn how this father of two ... More >>

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    July 6, 2011

    On the Line: Christian Murcia of Crepes Bonaparte & Brats Berlin, Part Two

    Photo by Laila Derakhshanian​Our conversation with Christian Murcia continues as we discuss family, animal-style fries and Crepes Bonaparte's stint on The Great Food Truck Race. To read up on yesterday's installment, you can click here. For a savory cooking lesson, come back tomorrow.Hardest lesso ... More >>

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    July 5, 2011

    No. 73: G-Style Fries at G Burger

    Edwin Goei​Welcome to the Weekly's list of our 100 Favorite Dishes for 2011! Tune in every day until we get to número uno! Now, on to the latest entry.George Makri's G-style fries is a superlative mound of food that has a drive-thru origin but a sit-down pedigree. If it cribs a bit from In-N-Out' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    On the Line: Dave Dennis of Matador Cantina, Part One

    Photo by Amy Kaplan​A man who loves his turf as much as surf, Dave Dennis banged out our questionnaire in one day (Thanks, Dave!). Is he hungry to discuss his views or just starving all the time? Only one way to find out what the chef at Matador Cantina is thinking . . . and rocking out to.What ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    On the Line: Brent Palmer of Mesa, Part One

    Photo by Amy Kaplan​When Mesa first opened, it was like the Skull and Bones Society: a secret society with no calling card, website or markings on the building. Now, the vibe is LA hipster without the commute and better food. Chef Brent Palmer helms the back of this house, and he has allowed us ac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    On the Line: Manuel Gonzalez of TAPS Fish House & Brewery, Part One

    Kevin Lara​We head north this week to visit with Brea mainstay TAPS, which locals frequent for Sunday brunch. This is the domain of Manuel Gonzalez. His heart belongs to pho, and his weirdest customer request is NSFW. This certainly makes for an interesting start to On the Line. (Stay tuned for pa ... More >>

  • Food

    April 28, 2011

    Mandoorang Dumpling House Is the In-N-Out of Korean OC

    [Hole In the Wall] This Buena Park diner offers great dumplings and other late-night Korean munchies

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    April 18, 2011

    The District in Tustin Sees A Lot of Restaurant Turnover

    Edwin Goei​If you're not In-N-Out, Chik-fil-A, or one of the other proven local stalwarts like Lucille's Smokehouse or JT Schmid's, the only sure thing of doing business as a restaurant at The District in Tustin is that someone will take your place soon after you're gone. In its four short years o ... More >>

  • Food

    March 31, 2011

    Pee-Wee's Is Beach Burger Bingo

    [Hole In the Wall] This Huntington Beach fave offers great burgers and hot dogs, and its regional specialties are even better

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    March 10, 2011

    CBS LA and Food & Wine Put Out Best Burgers List

    Edwin Goei​For some reason both CBS Los Angeles and Food & Wine Magazine published a list of their favorite burgers around the same day this week. The former focused on LA burgers; the latter cast its net nationally. Why burgers and why now? The answer is hits. Putting out such a list, of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Alex Pettyfer Gets Some In-N-Out

    Who's Alex Pettyfer? That's the same question I'm asking, but the E! side of the celebrity universe is pumping him up as the next It Boy--good for him.For our purposes, though, we only care that the Brit ate at In-N-Out.

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Top Five Cheeseburgers Under $5--and Our Top Five Cheeseburgers Over $5

    Chasen Marshall/OC WeeklyIn-N-Out: A god among burgers, but OC's best?Let's get this out of the way quick: I'm no food critic. ​I'm just another blue-blooded American who loves him some bloody beef and flavorful cheese on a big, toasted bun. If there can be a beer and a ball game (anything but bas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Katy Perry Reiterates Her Love for In-N-Out in Rolling Stone

    Pop chanteuse Katy Perry has never hidden her love for In-N-Out--she's tweeted about it, told reporters about it, and more. We get it--she loves the burgers.But she can't say it enough.

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2010

    Forget Five Guys Burgers: Why Can't We Get a Blake's Lotaburger?

    In retrospect, I should've taken a better picture...​Finally got around to trying the much-hyped Five Guys Burgers and Fries, and the verdict Not meh: they make a good burger, better than the chains for the most part, but not as good as In-N-Out by any sense of the imagination. And defini ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    In-N-Out Has Raised Its Prices

    Edwin Goei​You might have noticed it, or maybe you didn't: In-N-Out quietly raised its prices by 10 cents on April 1st. It's one of those incrementally minute things that you don't realize has happened until eventually, ten years later, you think to yourself, "Wow, a burger here used to be less t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2010

    This Week in Food

    ​ It's been a busy week for Stick a Fork in it, so we'll just drive right in!Dave introduces us to five foods first eaten out of desperation, gives his suggestions on how to circumvent tasty tomato scarcity, describes how one food truck has begun to do deliver and holds a battle of the Lebanese pi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2010

    Joël Robuchon (a.k.a French Food God) Eating In-N-Out

    Photo Courtesy of Kat Odell at Good Bite​Who's that eating an Animal Style In-N-Out burger? Why, it's Joël Robuchon, the man dubbed "Chef of the Century" by the Gault Millau, and the only one who can boast more Michelin stars than any chef in the world. Still doesn't ring a bell? You might ... More >>

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    January 20, 2010

    Life on the Veg: Vegetarian Sausages at Valhalla Table

    Grace LeSpicy Italian Sausage​ There's little better than a hot, spicy Italian sausage between your buns. There, we said it. Now that we've gotten the necessary sexual innuendo out of the way, it's time to move on and describe what it was like to wrap our lips around seven savory inches of  v ... More >>

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    January 15, 2010

    This Week in Food​This week, Stick A Fork In It has managed to cover everything from crime and condiments to burgers as big as your face!Gustavo's Taco Bell Crime of the Week recounts the story of an ex-manager on the run after an ultimate act of job dissatisfaction.Edwin discovers a Korean cookie ... More >>

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    January 12, 2010

    On the Line: Shewaye Zeleke of Tana Ethiopian

    Dave Lieberman​That Tana Ethiopian Restaurant is on a fairly short list of places I visit frequently is due to a serendipitous trip to Portillo's in Buena Park a few years ago. I saw a sign and pulled a quick U-turn in the road, earning me the ire of a bus driver and the first of many happy dining ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2010

    My Five Favorite Burgers in O.C.

    The Counter​Burgers abound in our fair county, and not just at the obvious favorites of In-N-Out and Fatburger. Those are a given. If you didn't know about them, I would have to assume that you are vegan or just arrived from space. For this reason, I didn't include them in my list of five fa ... More >>

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    November 19, 2009
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    October 8, 2009
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    August 31, 2009

    The Hot, Beery Beerness of OC Beer Fest

    ​First, look at that picture to the right. See that hat? About half of the attendants at the Orange County Beer Festival on Sunday were wearing one of those. Singha Beer realized what this event was: A chance to promote their brand to people willing to pay $40 for three hours of unlimited beer.[[F ... More >>

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    July 7, 2009

    On the Line: Marc Cohen of Watermarc Marc Cohen's newest restaurant, Watermarc, is a flat out hit, even by Laguna Beach standards.  If you haven't heard of it, you will.  And if you haven't had his food, you need to.Here are his answers for our list of 8 frivolous questions.1. Dish that you cook that ... More >>

  • Features

    December 28, 2006

    Meat You in Heaven

    OCs top five new restaurants and other random observations

  • Music

    September 9, 2004

    Love Without Ego

    GB gives the loverman a melvin

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    February 6, 2003
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    March 14, 2002

    Primary Madness

    An OC election time line

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