Prepare your livers now. OC Brew Ha Ha, one of the greatest craft beer events in Southern California, is coming to Oak Canyon Private Park near Irvine Lake this Saturday. (Check out our photos from last year!) The latest brewery list has just been released and it's massive.
After we finished our Final Pho tournament last year in which Edwin, Dave, Shuji, and I subjected ourselves to weeks of pho to determine which was the best in Orange County (Pho Thanh Lich, come on down!), I figured we should do tournos for all the beloved entrees of Orange County. And I figured we ... More >>
Have you picked up OC Weekly's annual Summer Guide yet? It's on newsstands now. In it are all sorts of awesome food stories that fit our "Barely Legal" theme, from a guide to making your own absinthe to an inside look at OC's top-secret Hidden Dinner eat-easys.For us Weeklings, the issue marks the s ... More >>
Truth be told, when friends want to meet for drinks, our Switzerland is BJ's. Yet we found ourselves at The District one happy hour, and negotiations concluded at this other brewhouse. After scanning JT's booze options, the most intriguing choice also doubled as my "least likely to request". The ... More >>
Edwin GoeiI noticed in walking around The District in Tustin last week how deserted the place was. No, not the Costco part or the part where Target and Whole Foods continue to snarl up traffic; but the area around the theater. After the failure of Borders and Chaparosa Grill a few months ago, ... More >>
Yesterday, lawyers for the Orange County Employees Association (OCEA) filed a complaint in Orange County Superior Court, asking a judge to stop Costa Mesa's city council from firing 100 city employees. The complaint, which names Thomas Hatch, the city's chief executive officer, as a defendant, al ... More >>
Edwin GoeiIf 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 >>
From Andrea and Chasen:So we should do something and tell all the people visiting Anaheim for our part of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament where to go eat and get drunk that's not too far away.Rest of the Weeklings, who don't follow sports save for Ted, Matt, and I: (Silence).Me: But the Hond ... More >>
If we're not inundated with food-truck events, there's always some restaurant week happening somewhere. We're in the midst of Irvine's Restaurant Week. But yesterday, OC Restaurant Week, arguably one of the most successful in our realm, announced its line up for this year, and it's a nice ro ... More >>
Where to go for the best deals and drinks
The OC Restaurant Association came out with their final list of participants for the 2010 OC Restaurant Week taking place February 28th - March 6th. As it seems they signed on virtually every restaurant in existence, perhaps an easier thing to do would be to list who's NOT participating.  ... More >>
Eat, drink and be merry! Happy Hour Week runs from this Sunday, April 12, to Saturday, April 18, with more than 60 local restaurants, bars, breweries and pubs offering drinks and appetizers at "very happy" prices all day, as well as prix fixe happy hour menus. Teetotalers needn't miss out, however: ... More >>
Celebrating Ducks fans have good, clean fun—or else
With the game clock standing at two minutes left in Game 5, the huge crowd jammed into in JT Schmid's across the street from the Honda Center could hardly wait for the Ducks' Stanley Cup win to become official. The din of the Ducked-up revelers swelled and swelled as the clock reached 10 seconds, ... More >>
Anaheim Deals With NHL Lockout
We call it 'urination fermentation'