Julia Child

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2013

    On The Line: Brian Fast Of Waff-N-Roll, Part One

    Luxe lonchera owner Brian Fast is no stranger to foodservice, but he is relatively new to the mobile meal scene. He draws his restaurant experience from Arthur's Coffee Shop in La Habra and collaborates with chef consultant Elizabeth Whitt to create fulfilling meals sandwiched in a waffle made with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Philippe Labbe, Rising French Cooking Superstar, in Conversation with Geeta Bansal!

    Every week, Clay Oven Irvine executive chef/owner Geeta Bansal shares an interview that she's done with some of the heavyweights of European cooking. Today, she regales us with a conversation with French superstar Philippe Labbe. Enjoy!

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2011

    On the Line: Gretchen Beaumarchais of Honda Center, Part Two

    Photo by Meranda Carter​In our continuing interview, chef Gretchen Beaumarchais discusses her inner Julia Child and what we might expect to find cooking in the massive stainless-steel smoker. Get familiar with her stories of Boston, Beijing and Buttercup in Part One. Oh, and take note of where she ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    This Week In Food: 8,000 Calorie Burger, Walmart to Start Stocking Craft Beers, and Shitheads Who Tip Poorly

    As serious as a heart attack.​Enjoy this week's edition of all that is fit to read, eat and oggle at (above) from this week at Stick A Fork In It! Read it all after the jump.

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    PBS Launches More Streamlined Food Site With Full Episodes of Julia Child​ PBS has long been the bastion of hype-free cooking shows, the home of Julia Child, as well as such varied personalities as Jacques Pepin, Martin Yan and Mary Ann Esposito in the old days; plus, the brilliant Korean-food documentary series Kimchi Chronicles With Marja Vong ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    On The Line: Josef Lageder Of The First Cabin Restaurant, Part Two

    Photo by Meranda Carter​Did you know The First Cabin is open to the public? We did. What we weren't aware of were their separate European breakfast and comfort lunch menus. Nor did we realize just how much Chef Josef digs the pig. How about the planning that goes into their month-long Oktoberfest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    On The Line: Josef Lageder Of The First Cabin Restaurant, Part One

    Photo by Meranda Carter​This week, we are treated with an ocean view at The Balboa Bay Club & Resort for our interview with Executive Chef Josef Lageder. A man of diverse culinary talent, he's not only worked alongside Julia Child, but Sam Choy, too (That explains his love of using a rice cook ... 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 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 18, 2011

    On The Line: Jared Cook of St. Roy Chef's Pub At Vine Restaurant, Part Two

    Photo by Kevin Lara​Our second installment of this week's On The Line has Jared explaining who what St. Roy is named after. We also learn just how much he admires Julia Child. To catch up on Part One, you can click here. Stop by Thursday for a juicy recipe.Hardest lesson you've learned:No matter h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Elizabeth Gaitanis of Tastes of Greece Goes On the Line

    Photo by JC Vera​I hadn't been excited by local Greek food for years until stumbling upon Tastes of Greece, the closet-sized Hellenic stunner in Laguna Niguel, with flavors as bright and soothing as the baby-blue tones on the walls. Running the place is Elizabeth Gaitanis, who personifies the Grec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    The Tiny Kitchen Chronicles: Five Superfluous Tools (And What to Use Instead)

    Flickr user stop_that​The Anaheim outpost of OC Weekly's test kitchen is a tiny place, an apartment-style galley in which it's hard to fit even two people. To say that storage is at a premium is quite an understatement; tools are only permitted if there is no other way to accomplish a task.Origina ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Kris Kirk of Ecco Restaurant, Part One

    Photo by Todd Barnes​Kris Kirk used to cook at the late Sage on the Coast, but now heads the kitchen at the new Ecco at The Camp in Costa Mesa. The restaurant, which opened a few months ago after a prolonged delay, is already making up for lost time doing pizza, a seasonal menu, and, um, a s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    Five Great Cooling Soups for Summer

    Flickr user niecieden​Driving through the 104°F (40°C) Central Valley today was a stinging reminder that summer is in full swing. Here in Orange County, the worst of the heat is yet to come, but when it does hit in August and September, appetites will be blunted and we naranjeros will be looking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Zov Karamardian of Zov's Bistro, Part 1

    Photo by Kimberly Valenzuela​Zov Karamardian is a restauranteur's restauranteur. Her Zov's Bistro in Tustin has won more awards than most have customers and in recent years she's expanded her empire to Newport Beach and Irvine. She still has time to host charity events as well as write a best-se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Mariela Rebollo of Barcelona On the Go, Part 2

    Photo by Kimberly Valenzuela​This week, On the Line is featuring Chef Mariela Rebollo of the mobile tapas bar Barcelona on the Go. If you missed yesterday's questions, you can find them here. Tomorrow, Chef Mariela gives us a recipe for octopus cooked with wine and potatoes.

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2010

    "Cooking Channel", A Spin-Off From Food Network, Set To Debut

    WikiMedia Commons​Ready for Food Network Part 2? Scripps Network, the owner of Food Network and others, has seen its thunder stolen by such shows as Bravo's Top Chef. Their response? Start over by creating a whole new food channel. Set to start broadcasting on May 31, the new network is a sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Five Food Network Shows First In Line For Reanimation

    Believe it or not, children, there was a time when the Food Network actually concentrated on teaching people to cook. The idea of ten hours a day of inane food "battles" was unheard of, Iron Chef still came to us from campy Japan, the appetite suppressant known as Sandra Lee hadn't yet created her f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    An OC Restaurant Week for Kids? Yep.

    ​I know a 3-year old who loves butter. Not like how Julia Child loves butter; but as in she eats it like yogurt. Plain. With a spoon. When I was five, my favorite meal was chocolate sprinkles and margarine on Wonder bread. What's my point? Kids are weird on food. They like what they like. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Tanya Petrovna of Native Foods, Part II

    ​Tanya Petrovna is the chef and owner of Native Foods. Her ever-expanding vegan eatery started out in Palm Springs in 1994, but we in OC know her best from her restaurant at The Camp, which is housed inside a yurt. She has two other restaurants in OC, not all of them in yurts, but serving the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    Recipe of The Week: Not Quite David Chang's Brussels Sprouts

    So about those fucking Brussels sprouts. David Chang's advice that you "can't fuck them up. Cook the shit out of them; just don't turn them to charcoal," is the most basic and probably best of recipes for the vegetable. Just add salt. But for self-avowed 'sprout haters, such a purist approach can be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    This Week in Food

    ​Over the last seven days, we:Brought you tales of exploding trash cans outside a Taco Bell in Tracy, California.Broke news about openings: Belacan Grill (a Malaysian coming soon to Tustin), the Counter (another outpost of the gourmet burger joint coming soon to Newport Beach) and Daily Express (a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Anaheim White House Pays Delicious Homage to Julia Child

    Brasserie Pascal isn't the only restaurant with a Julie & Julia culinary tie-in. The Anaheim White House is another contender, running a month-long promo featuring dishes from MtAoFC (if you have to ask what that is, you haven't read the book or seen the film). Available until the end of the mon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2009

    Julie & Julia & Pascal

    Courtesy Sony Pictures​ Another Pascal-related post?  Can you say movie tie-in?  All this week (ending Saturday) in conjuction with the opening of "Julie & Julia," that French chef of OC's French chefs, Pascal Olhats, is offering a few of Julia Child's favorite F ... More >>

  • Film

    August 6, 2009
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    June 4, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    "Citizen McCaw" Comes to Chapman. Sue Paterno is Ready

    Citizen McCaw, a documentary on the journalistic war (or war on journalism) in Santa Barbara, is heading down coast to Chapman University, which counts one of this war's correspondents among its faculty.McCaw would be Santa Barbara News-Press owner Wendy McCaw, whose bizarre publishing reign came to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2008

    Garden Grove's Korean District In New Cooking Show on KOCE

    Before The Food Network came along , there was Martin Yan, Jacques Pepin, Tommy Tang, Jeff Smith (a.k.a. The Frugal Gourmet) and of course, Julia Child.  As a kid, I watched their shows every Saturday morning on PBS's KCET 28 when other kids watched cartoons.  I'd stare with rapt amuseme ... More >>

  • Music

    November 4, 1999


    Dennis Cleveland aint no stinkin Traviata