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Little Italy

  • Food

    December 19, 2013

    Miraflores Peruvian Express: El Charmer

    [Hole In the Wall] This Westminster restaurant brings Peruvian food to an emerging South American district

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Ten Great First Date Restaurants

    Date night. Everyone looks forward to a date except the person who has to plan it, and it's even worse when it's a first date or blind date. It has to be normal--not everyone loves loncheras, for reasons I don't fully grok--and it has to be expensive enough that you don't look miserly.So let's talk ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    An Unsliced Bit of Italy in Fullerton: Fuoco Pizzeria Napoletana

    "This place is the real deal," I said. My friend Angelo, who spent his formative years playing calcio in a dusty lot in Catanzaro, near the toe of the Italian boot, rolled his eyes."Everybody always says that," he grumbled, "and then I go and they're putting sausage and pepperoni on crappy focaccia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    Upping The Ante On Free: Maggiano's Offers BOGO *And* Free Pasta Day

    The seasons may not want to cooperate yet, but when "free" rains down on us, it definitely pours. Yesterday we shared our frugal finds involving both Corner Bakery and Pei Wei. Today's installment moves us to the Little Italy of chains called Maggiano's. The only location within the county is in Cos ... More >>

  • News

    October 11, 2012

    Jody Agius Vallejo, USC Sociology Professor

    [Best Of 2012] The author of 'Barrios to Burbs: The Making of the Mexican-American Middle Class' on her favorite things about Orange County

  • Columns

    May 10, 2012

    Why Do Mexican Men Love Their Mothers So Much?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] And why can't Americans learn Spanish?

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Ten Great Italian Restaurants In Orange County

    ​When we initially began compiling our list, it appeared relatively easy. But when we got to talking to others about their love of all things pizza, pasta and marinara, there were so many more places to consider. We're certain your place for that perfect slice is missing from our ranks, so make it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    10 Great Pizzerias In Orange County

    ​We'll start at the end of the mystery, like the film Memento: Why didn't I include your favorite in this list of 10 great pizzerias that we Weeklings love? Because that's what the comments section is for, dear reader. Without further delay, here are 10 great pizzerias in Orange County!

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Pie-Ology Pizzeria: The Study Of Kustom Pizza

    ​If Costa Mesa is the county's epicenter for the noveau pizza movement best exemplified by Pizzeria Ortica, then North County is the land of the dinosaur joints, where places like Cortina's in Anaheim and Placentia's Tony's Little Italy haven't changed their pie recipe in decades, if ever. Fast-fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    UPDATED: Machete Used In Sunday 'Ninja' Attack at South Coast Plaza

    Bring your wallet, not your machete​A 19-year-old plumber with blond hair and blue eyes is sitting in Orange County Jail this morning after police say he used a 25-inch machete to attack a man Sunday night in the parking lot of Orange County's most internationally acclaimed shopping center: South ... More >>

  • Film

    January 6, 2011

    Strip Tease

    Set in a sleazy NYC club, Abel Ferrara's 'Go Go Tales' is actually kinda sweet

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Deep They Delved Us: Battle Chicago Pie

    Dave LiebermanThe stuffed pizza at Tony's Little Italy in Placentia​"Deep they delved us, fair they wrought us, high they builded us..." (J.R.R. Tolkien--I'm just that geeky.)I am a child of New Jersey. I grew up eating the flat pizzas of New York, with toppings chosen from the canonical list: sau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Pasta Connection Reopens In Costa Mesa Across From Old Location

    Pasta Connection​A few days ago, tipster Craig gave us a sneak peak of Il Dolce, the Italian pizzeria that took the place of Pasta Connection, which had been at that spot since 1984. In late 2007, the latter shuttered due to increased rental rates imposed by their new landlord. But this week, th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 15, 2009

    Farewell to Swallows

    Mission San Juan Capistrano

  • Food

    May 7, 2009
  • Food

    February 28, 2008
  • Food

    April 5, 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

    October 26, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    September 21, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    September 14, 2006
  • Food

    September 7, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from OC's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    August 10, 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

    July 6, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    June 22, 2006

    Summer Grub Guide

    Your guide to the best damn eats in OC

  • Food

    May 11, 2006

    Grub Guide

    The county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    May 4, 2006

    Grub Guide

    This week in bringing back a bigger dining guide

  • Food

    April 27, 2006

    Grub Guide

    This week in homework

  • Food

    December 8, 2005

    Deep Dish Deliverance

    Solving the horror of the pizza lunch with Tony’s Little Italy

  • Food

    July 7, 2005
  • Food

    October 7, 2004
  • Food

    July 18, 2002

    Much Mangia

    Big food in Little Italy

  • Food

    June 20, 2002

    How Delicious

    Veggies, cocktails and cow tongue with DJ Wanda

  • Food

    October 19, 2000

    I Dined It My Way

    Eat, drink and be Frankie!

  • Food

    May 11, 2000

    Jazz and Italian

    A Mulberry Street that makes its own improvisations

  • Food

    March 16, 2000

    Eat Cheap

    or expensive. or somewhere in between

  • Food

    March 16, 2000

    Eat Cheap

    or expensive. or somewhere in between

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