Krakatoa Island

  • Music

    September 5, 2013

    DNA Project: Straight Outta OC

    How the sons of Eazy-E and Dr. Dre plan to write the next chapter of NWA's legacy in . . . Lake Forest?!

  • Food

    July 25, 2013

    Tavern On the Coast: Act of the Apostle

    Bryan Podgorski flaunts his Thomas Keller cred and proves it at the Dana Point bistro

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    Navy Grog at Trader Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar, Our Drink of the Week!

    If you're an OC drunkard, you've no doubt already made your way to Trader Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar at the Disneyland Hotel, as fine a simulacrum of the era as anything Shag could ever envision. You already know about their fine drinks, about the speciality cups, about how the tiny spot goes boom whe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Drink of the Week: Tiki Tiki Tiki Tiki Tiki Rum at Trader Sam's

    Edwin Goei​Go to Trader Sam's now, before everyone figures out it's there, before the whole world realizes this is a free-admission Tiki Room where hard alcohol is served. Make no bones: Trader Sam's is the most fun you can have on Disney property without spending a dime on a park ticket and the b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Disneyland and California Adventure Debut New Rides This Week

    ​Planning a trip to the Happiest Place on Earth this week? (I'll be there Saturday, so be sure to keep an eye out for me. Hint: I'm a white guy... with glasses.) If so, you're in luck because not only does this week kick off Disneyland's official summer season, but it also welcomes the debut of tw ... More >>

  • Food

    April 14, 2011

    There's Something About 320 Main

    Cameron Diaz eats at this Seal Beach stalwart, and so should you!

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Go To Cool Off, Stay For The Theater

    ​In the flea-infested, plumbing-challenged, air conditioner-less Fullerton hovel that this glorified typist hangs his hat, it's hot. Krakatoa East of Java hot. Head of a thousand suns hot. Just plain fucking hot. So, at some point this summer, I'm sure I'll point my camel's snout south to Laguna B ... More >>