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Kyoto

  • Film

    December 12, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    Theorem: Portola's Specialty Concept Bar For The Ultimate Coffee Nerd

    For a little over a year, Portola Coffee Lab has been educating, surprising and inspiring the caffeine-deficient in OC and beyond, prompting java lovers to hang up their Starbucks mugs for good. The Costa Mesa shop has surely won us over with its specialty beans and unique brewing processes--check o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    VIDEO: Ramen Gets Set on Fire at Kyoto Restaurant

    I just returned from an awesome trip to Japan, home of sakura blossoms, crazy vending machines, maid cafes, kawaii adorableness, Pocky and ramen--so much ramen. I slurped my weight in noodly goodness. Oh, pork broth and soft-boiled soy sauce egg, how I love thee. The most unique ramen experienc ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 23, 2011

    OC Art Galleries Will Feature Japan, Shag and More!

    [SUMMER GUIDE] Highlights from Orange County and Long Beach galleries for the summer

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    New Noodles: Battle Recently Opened Ramen

    Flickr user camknowsCheap, cheap facsimile: reject this if financial straits allow!​It's difficult to write about ramen because the simple dish of yellow noodles in broth is fetishized by its partisans; ramen arguably inspires more heated discussions than any other element of Japanese cuisine. It' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Gettin' Made: After Christmas Sales!

    Citrus Fruit earrings gift set by Goodsauce​Open the papers or turn on the TV, and you're practically hit over the head with ads for after Christmas sales. Did you know you can score great deals on indie arts and crafts after the holidays, too? It's simple - do a search for "clea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    New Ramen Shop Opens In Anaheim

    Photo from KappaRamen.com​ There's no shortage of places to slurp ramen in OC these days. We've seen a handful of new ramen shops opening. In Irvine, Shizuma and Mizuki debuted this year. And now we're learning of a new ramen-ya in Anaheim called Kappa. Actually they've been in business sinc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Three Signs of OC in Japan

    ​OC Weekly sent this reporter to Japan for two weeks to study karaoke. Or, this reporter took a vacation. Not saying either way. Regardless, even in the land of the rising sun and the plentiful vending machine, Orange County wasn't ever far from mind. Three examples follow...

  • Music

    August 16, 2007

    Platinum Ambition

    Art rockers Blonde Redhead overcome adversity to launch a fruitful new creative phase

  • Culture

    December 14, 2006

    Big Ideas

    The best-laid plans of frescoes and cast glass sometimes go astray

  • Food

    December 7, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    August 10, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    August 3, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from OC's best damn dining guide

  • Web

    July 20, 2006

    Remote Hog

    Global Warming: What You Need to Know With Tom Brokaw

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2006

    White House Oil Men: OUT! More Taxes on Gas: IN!

    My how times change. The boost that 9/11 gave the oily men in the White House was as short-lived as any post-Seinfeld sitcom starring Jason Alexander. It seems like only yesterday that Dickless Cheney was defending our latest Blood for Oil campaign by suggesting Americans essentially have a God-give ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2006

    Who'll Stop The Rain?

    It's one of those things you're liable to hear whenever the rain starts pelting down: "Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it." It's one of the few lines of Mark Twain's that just about everybody can quote. Two problems: first, it's not a Twain quote; second, it's not t ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 30, 2006

    !Ask a Mexican!

    'Mexicans Will Take Only So Much Ribaldry'

  • Features

    December 8, 2005

    Give It Up for the Geisha

    The exquisitely phony charms of the Asian bourgeoisie—Hollywood style

    By Scott Foundas

  • Film

    December 8, 2005

    Give It Up for the Geisha

    The exquisitely phony charms of the Asian bourgeoisie—Hollywood style

  • Columns

    July 7, 2005
  • Film

    June 3, 2004

    Theres Got to Be a Morning After

    The Day After Tomorrow

  • News

    November 14, 2002
  • Culture

    August 15, 2002
  • Columns

    January 3, 2002

    Oh, Death!

    The year that sucked

  • Columns

    August 16, 2001
  • News

    July 12, 2001

    Shrubs Man In Madrid

    Lets send someone with lots of money and no experience to Spain

  • Columns

    May 24, 2001
  • Features

    September 21, 2000

    Gettin Shig-ee With It

    Shigetoshi Hasegawa pursues baseball, golf balls and the American dream

  • Food

    March 16, 2000

    Eat Cheap

    Part Two

  • Food

    March 16, 2000

    Eat Cheap

    or expensive. or somewhere in between

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