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Laguna Hills Mall

  • News

    June 12, 2014

    LAGUNA WOODS

    Get off our Lawns

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    Pliny the Elder Leads IPA Drinkers into Battle at Total Wine & More Media Deal in Laguna Hills

    So there I am, surrounded mostly by beer bloggers at the media's sneak preview of the new Total Wine & More store across from Laguna Hills mall, when a verbal stink bomb is dropped.No, it was not the inevitable gas that comes after virtual ink-stained wretches are poured 10 tastes from the 2,500 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    10 Great Breakfast Spots In Orange County

    ​In this list of morning meals, you'll find not just the egg, bacon and pancake joints (although there are certainly a lot of those in there), but also a certain Swedish furniture super store that practically gives away its food, a Cambodian/Vietnamese noodle shop and a place to dip Chinese fried ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Is Kula Becoming The Walmart of Sushi?

    ​Some may remember that before it sold $2 sushi on moving belts, Kula's previous incarnation was as a high-priced, made-to-order sushi bar in Century City. When it failed to catch on after about one year, the restaurant made the move to the then still unproven Diamond Jamboree in Irvine. It was he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    Mission Viejo Gets Its Own Farmers Market

    ​Hey, you Mission Viejans reading (all two of you), how you doin' down there? And what are you doing today between 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.? Did you know that your city, Mission Viejo, now hosts its own Farmers Market every Friday?No longer should you look with envy at the three (count 'em again...THREE!) ... More >>

  • Food

    October 13, 2011

    WINNER'S CIRCLE: Dee Nguyen

    [BEST OF 2011: GAME ON!] Owner of Break of Dawn

  • Food

    August 25, 2011

    Brunch a Bunch Across OC!

    OC's best brunches: The ethnic, the gorgeous views and the bottomless booze!

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Where Can You Go to Get Your Potter On Tonight? Everywhere! Want 3D, D-BOX and a Beer With That?

    ​Has there ever been a franchise-ending movie more hyped than Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows: Part II? I mean, since Steve Martin killed the Pink Panther franchise? (It is dead, isn't it? Please tell me so.)Starting at 11:59 tonight and continuing about every minute through 1 a.m. Friday, th ... More >>

  • Food

    June 2, 2011

    Pinoy Pam's Best Gets to the Point-Point

    Eating Filipino in OC means turo-turo, so go for the latest and greatest in Lake Forest

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    80-Year-Old Coot Theatens to Blow Up Sears

    ​A weekend call from Orange County routed through a Sears call center in Florida came from an 80-year-old man who made a comment about blowing up the department store at Laguna Hills mall, according to authorities."He thought he was getting the runaround," an Orange County sheriff's official repor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Food Profiling: Hopkins AG Almonds

    ​When I hear the term "nonpareil," visions of candy and Rolls-Royces normally come to mind. To Dustin Hopkins, this is a French term for unparalleled; It's also the variety of almonds his father farms in Bakersfield. What began in 2009 as an alternative means of income in a single market has bloss ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    [UPDATED] James Edward Norkin Is NOT John Belushi, According to Authorities Holding the Sex Offender

    ​UPDATE, JAN. 28, 7:08 P.M.: A sex-offender parolee and John Belushi look-alike was sentenced today to five years in state prison for molesting a 14-year-old girl on an Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) bus in front of her friends. Get this: At the time of the offense, the genius was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    Mall Food Court Turo-Turo: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

    Dave Lieberman​I don't know why it never occurred to me that Filipino turo-turo ("point-point") food is a perfect fit for a mall food court. You almost never see Filipino food in malls, even though you see takes on Chinese, Japanese and Hawaiian.

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    Mission Viejo is Safest Place to Live, Shops at Mission Viejo is Safest Place to Leave Your Car

    ​If you reside in Mission Viejo, congratulations, you sleep at night in the safest city in Orange County, according to rankings based on FBI crime data.Meanwhile, if you are a purse, stereo or other valuable item inside a car parked at the Shops at Mission Viejo--or a vehicle itself parked there-- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    James Norkin is NOT John Belushi, According to Authorities Holding the Sex Offender

    ​Believe it or not, that is not John Belushi in the photo released by the Orange County Sheriff's Department in connection with a case involving a man who allegedly touched a teenage girl in a sexual manner aboard a bus in South County.We stand unconvinced. Not only would one imagine Belushi weari ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    At the Farmers' Market: Petrou Foods

    Twenty years ago, your average American was about as likely to use freshly-rendered beef tallow for cooking as he was to use extra-virgin olive oil. Unless you grew up in a Middle Eastern or Mediterranean household, the green-golden elixir was an expensive and, frequently, a poor-quality purchase.Da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Dee Nguyen of Break of Dawn, Part 1

    Photo by Kimberly Valenzuela​Food critics don't always agree on things, but ask any of your Stick a Fork In It bloggers where the best breakfast in OC is, and you'll get the same answer from all of us: Break of Dawn, a stunning hidden gem in a freeway-adjacent plaza next to the Laguna Hills Mall.C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Crime Time: Alleged Rummy Mommy, Ex-Cop Robber, Sticky Fingers, Douches on (and Taking) Bikes and Really Bad Karaoke Singers

    It's the Weekly's weekly police blotter--now with more alleged rummy mommies, ex-cop robbers, sticky fingers, douches on bikes and really bad karaoke singers.MONDAY, NOV. 23 Insert car here.​That Walled-In Feeling A man crashing his black Toyota Corolla into a wall at the Shell gas station at Lake ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Five Great Places to Eat on Black Friday

    eliya @ flickr.com CC BY-NC 2.0​This week contains one of the most ancient and cherished traditions in America, where families get up at shockingly early hours to fight traffic just to be together for a day. Thanksgiving, you say? No, Black Friday, the day by which all retail business for the enti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    At the Farmer's Market: Peaches (Maybe)

    Dave Lieberman'Tis the last peach of summer left rip'ning alone...​That's right, peaches--maybe.Yes, it's mid-November. Yes, it's already snowing all over the purple mountains' majesty and the fruited plains east of here. People in New York are settling in for a long winter of imported Israeli pro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    At the Farmer's Market: Apples and Stuff Made From Them

    Dave Lieberman​It's fall, which means it's apple season here in Southern California.Tilden Farms from Riverside has Sekai Ichi apples, which are thought to be a cross between Red Delicious and Golden Delicious. They're great for eating out of hand, with a lot of juice and none of the mealiness tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    Because You're Ugly: It's Not Too Late!

    Look, it's not too late. Jump in the car, drive. See something in her size? Are Pokemon still cool? What's a Ped Egg?--just fucking grab it at this point. Hey, Macy's is even staying open until midnight today and tomorrow for people like you. Hurry. South Coast Plaza: Mon.-Tues., 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Chr ... More >>

  • Food

    August 16, 2007
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    August 9, 2007

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    August 2, 2007

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    December 7, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    November 30, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Orange Countys best damn dining guide

  • Food

    November 2, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    September 7, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from OC's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    August 31, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from OC'c best damn dining guide

  • Food

    August 24, 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

  • Food

    July 27, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    July 20, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    July 13, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from OC's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    June 29, 2006

    Grub Guide

    A sampling of Orange County's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    June 15, 2006

    Grub Guide

    A taste of Orange County's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    March 9, 2006

    Grub Guide

    This week in fish

  • Features

    October 20, 2005
  • Features

    January 3, 2002

    Diary of a mad county

    Orange County, California: 2001

  • Columns

    November 1, 2001
  • Features

    September 27, 2001

    Laguna Hills

    Nice offramps

  • Features

    February 1, 2001

    Holy Mackerel!

    We came, we saw seafood, we ate it, we left

  • Food

    June 29, 2000
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    March 23, 2000
  • Features

    October 28, 1999
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    October 28, 1999
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    June 3, 1999
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