International Dairy Queen Inc.

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2014

    Transgender Activist Zoraida Reyes Was Choked to Death by Randy Lee Parkerson: Prosecutors

    UPDATE, OCT. 9, 5:21 P.M.: Randy Lee Parkerson met transgender immigrant rights activist Zoraida "Ale" Reyes, choked her to death and kept her body in the trunk of his car before dumping the corpse behind a Dairy Queen, according to prosecutors.

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    Remembering Transgender Immigrant Activist Zoraida Reyes

    A procession made its way down West Fourth Street in Santa Ana Friday evening in memory of Zoraida "Ale" Reyes, a 28-year-old transgender immigrant rights activist whose body turned up the day before near a Dairy Queen in Anaheim. A somber mood hung over the gathering of about 200 that ended at Sass ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2014

    Zoraida Reyes, Transgender DREAMer Activist: Death Deemed "Suspicious;" Vigil TONIGHT

    The death of a transgender activist who fought against deportations that break up same-sex couples is being investigated as suspicious, according to the Anaheim Police Department.

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2014

    We Eat It So You Don't Have To: Oreo-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies (And Others!)

    There's not much new you can do with cookies, but God help the good people at Nabisco -- they're trying. Less than a month ago, Nabisco felt the stirring desire for innovation -- a hunger, if you will. They set to task what I can only assume were a crack team of foodologists with their fingers on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Panda Express Heading to . . . China?

    Wiki CommonsPanda Express may introduce the people of China to . . . Chinese food--or at least the American bastardization of it.​First, Taco Bell made its way to Mexico. Now, Panda Express, which we can thank for bringing glazed orange chicken to mall food courts across the country, may find a pl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Finally, Something to Eat at the Lake Elsinore Outlets

    Shopping at the Lake Elsinore Outlets may result in "good cheap" purchases, but it always results in a "bad cheap" lunch. The nearest restaurants are a mile and a half south, where the road formerly known as Ortega Highway spills out onto the Mojave Freeway, and the choices are a grim list of greasy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    MTV Jersey Shore's DJ Pauly D Hawking Ice Cream for Baskin Robbins​We were just innocently perusing for more info on the aforementioned 31-Cent Scoop Night when we came across the above image. Yep, that's DJ Pauly D of MTV  Jersey Shore "fame," trying to get you to buy a soft serve ice cream--with mix-ins, hilarious!--at B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    2009: Bad Year To Be In The Restaurant Biz, Or Was It?

    Edwin Goei​If you think the year that's passed was bad, try owning a restaurant. It was a tough 2009. The luxury brands predictably suffered. The likes of Savannah, White Horses, Manhattan Supper Club and even Tracht's folded as people got tighter and choosier with their budgets. And some ot ... More >>

  • 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 6, 2009

    OC Restaurant Closures During February

    Here's a post I'm not enjoying writing. It's a list of OC eateries that closed in February. Whether or not these were good restaurants, it's not nice that people lose their jobs or businesses, so here's hoping that anyone affected gets back on their feet again soon.They are:Bobby McGee's, 200 S Stat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2008

    Which Burger Joints Can Homophobes Trust?

    Don’t laugh. This is a serious question for Reverend Wiley Drake, pastor of the First Southern Baptist Church in Buena Park. Early Sunday morning, Drake, with assistance from the American Family Association (AFA), launched what he hopes will be a nationwide boycott of McDonald's. Its sin? The co ... More >>

  • News

    June 19, 2003
  • Music

    December 20, 2001

    Are You Feeling Political?

    We focus-group Good Riddance

  • Music

    October 18, 2001

    Two Worlds

    Glass Candys John David V of the produce department

  • Features

    September 6, 2001

    Trailer Park Confidential

    My Short Life as a California Dreamer

  • Columns

    June 8, 2000

    One Year, Two Summers

    Real life in Southern California

  • Music

    March 5, 1998

    Tunes and 'Toons

    Eric Stefani relishes both worlds-and anonymity