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  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Chow Down with our Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Championship Playlist!

    Along with being our nation's birth, July 4th is also the day all eyes will be on Coney Island for Nathan's world famous Hot Dog Eating Competition. Yes, competitive eating's biggest day of the year goes down tomorrow as the biggest names in consumption will attempt to out-devour each other in a mor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    ¡Ask a Comida Critic! Favorite Food-Themed Song?

    ​Sorry, folks: I answer what people ask. And while I have in the queue preguntas about sausage, chocolate, Aliso Viejo restaurants (or, rather, the lack of) and other more pressing issues, I couldn't help but like the query sent by Ramón:So, what's your favorite food-themed song?Hmm. I'm not sure ... More >>

  • Music

    August 12, 2010

    Old Becomes Neo

    [Locals Only] Rockabilly band the Sugar Daddys keep their sound relevant

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    'I'm Cold!' Playlist

    ​This cold front is killing me. Literally. I think. Being from Florida, I don't do well when the temperature dips below, say, 72. I moved into pretty much the smallest, oldest bungalow on the Balboa Peninsula of Newport Beach. The place is wonderfully funky. I love it. Or loved it. For the first ... More >>

  • Music

    October 16, 2003

    Aint Gonna Be Your Dog

    A wealth of new local blues CDs

  • Music

    December 21, 2000

    Palace Music

    Taj Mahals deep blues

  • Music

    December 16, 1999

    He Got Riddim

    King Arthur has a new CD, and Johnny Mathis is hipper than youll ever be

  • Music

    November 18, 1999

    Goat Ropers Romp, Blues Lovers Stomp!

    Buck Owens and B.B. King in the same week

  • Music

    October 21, 1999

    Celebrate Post-Feminism Week!

    Seven days worth of angry, horny women

  • Features

    August 20, 1998