JT Schmid

  • News

    April 3, 2014

    Fifteen Things You Didn't Know About Ryan Getzlaf

    The Anaheim Ducks center is the greatest, least-known sports star Orange County has ever seen—and he likes it like that

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    The Insane List Of Breweries Coming To OC Brew Ha This Saturday

    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.  

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    Announcing OC Weekly's "Game of Burgers," Our 32-Burger Tournament Extravaganza!!!

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    Win Tickets To OC Weekly's Summer Carnivale This Saturday!

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Whipped Cherry Pie At JT Schmid's, Our Drink Of The Week!

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    The District in Tustin Loses 3 Restaurants

    Edwin Goei​I 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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Costa Mesa Fires City Workers While City Leaders Get Free Lunch

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Where Can Out-of-Towners Get Drunk for This Weekend's NCAA Men's Basketball Western Regional Championship?

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    2011 OC Restaurant Week Participants Announced

    ​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 >>

  • Food

    July 22, 2010

    Your Essential OC Happy Hour Guide

    Where to go for the best deals and drinks

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    2010 OC Restaurant Week Participants Announced

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    Reminder: Happy Hour Week Kicks Off This Sunday

    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 >>

  • News

    June 14, 2007

    Stanley Cops

    Celebrating Ducks fans have good, clean fun—or else

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2007

    Quack! Quack! Quack!

    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 >>

  • News

    January 20, 2005

    Puck Off!

    Anaheim Deals With NHL Lockout

  • Features

    December 30, 2004

    Diary of A Mad Year

    2004 regurgitated

  • Columns

    February 5, 2004
  • Features

    June 1, 2000

    The Future of Beer

    We call it 'urination fermentation'