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    September 17, 2012

    Game of Burgers: Fast Food Fiefdom, Final Round: TK Burger Versus In-n-Out!

    Well...hello again! Last time we did this tournament, Dave had a showdown between G Burger and Umami Burger in the Burger Baron category, with the La Habra upstart beating the Los Angeles chain in a controversial upset.That was on August 9. I was supposed to follow by matching up TK Burger versus In ... More >>

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    July 27, 2012

    Game of Burgers: Burger Barons, Round One

    We've got no shortage of places in Orange County that specialize in burgers and only burgers. They're not diners (not enough blue hair and orthopedic shoes on the waitstaff), they're not fast food (not at these prices), and they're not gastropubs (which have non-burger foods). The question is, are t ... More >>

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    July 18, 2012

    Announcing OC Weekly's "Game of Burgers," Our 32-Burger Tournament Extravaganza!!!

    After we finished our Final Pho tournament last year in which Edwin, Dave, Shuji, and I subjected ourselves to weeks of pho to determine which was the best in Orange County (Pho Thanh Lich, come on down!), I figured we should do tournos for all the beloved entrees of Orange County. And I figured we ... More >>

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    October 1, 2010

    #6. The Whole Sha-bang Shrimp at Boiling Crab

    Edwin Goei You'll have noticed we're changing who writes this feature on a day by day basis: this is how you know we're getting close to the end of our countdown. Make sure to pick up a copy of our Best of OC 2010 when it hits the newsstands October 14!

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    September 21, 2010

    #14. Strawberry Croissant at Cream Pan

    Edwin Goei​ You'll have noticed we're changing who writes this feature on a day by day basis: this is how you know we're getting close to the end of our countdown. Make sure to pick up a copy of our Best of OC 2010 when it hits the newsstands October 14!

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    September 17, 2010

    #16. Tripas Tacos at Taco Pronto

    ProfessorSalt.comGutsy tacos!​ You'll have noticed we're changing who writes this feature on a day by day basis: this is how you know we're getting close to the end of our countdown. Make sure to pick up a copy of our Best of OC 2010 when it hits the newsstands October 14!If you're the sort ... More >>

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    September 15, 2010

    #18. Deep Fried Fish with Mango Salad at Thai Nakorn

    Edwin GoeiYou'll have noticed we're changing who writes this feature on a day by day basis: this is how you know we're getting close to the end of our countdown. Make sure to pick up a copy of our Best of OC 2010 when it hits the newsstands October 14!

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    August 27, 2010

    #31. Enchilada Combo at Baja Fish Tacos

    Edwin Goei​We continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy! #31. Enchilada Combo at Baja Fish TacosThis choice only applies to the Baja Fish Tacos in Santa Ana, not so much the one ... More >>

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    August 25, 2010

    #33. Sweet Corn Soup at Raya at The Ritz Carlton

    Edwin GoeiWe continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy! #33. Sweet Corn Soup at Raya at The Ritz Carlton In a recent review of Raya at the Ritz I said that the sweet corn sou ... More >>

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    August 24, 2010

    #34. Chao Chow Rice Noodle Soup at Trieu Chau

    Edwin Goei​ We continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy! #34. Chao Chow Rice Noodle Soup at Trieu Chau As of this writing, the weather's probably too hot to eat soup for l ... More >>

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    August 20, 2010

    #36. Flan at Taleo Mexican Grill

    ​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...Years ago, I deemed the flan as Taleo "the best in the universe," a line that the restaurant includes in ... More >>

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    August 16, 2010

    #40. Tacos de Rajas con Queso at Gabbi's Mexican Kitchen

    ​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...Whenever it's my birthday, I ask dear old mami for one of two dishes to celebrate: asado de boda jerezano ... More >>

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    August 13, 2010

    #41. Odessa Sandwich at Moscow Deli

    Dave Lieberman​Our Best of Orange County is coming out in just a couple of months; in the meantime, here are 100 dishes that we think make dining in OC the happy experience it is.

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    August 12, 2010

    #42. Omakase at Sushi Shibucho

    Photo: Edwin Goei​Our Best of Orange County is coming out in just a couple of months; in the meantime, here are 100 dishes that we think make dining in OC the happy experience it is.

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    August 11, 2010

    #43. Paletas at Delicias de México

    Dave Lieberman​Our Best of Orange County is coming out in just a couple of months; in the meantime, here are 100 dishes that we think make dining in OC the happy experience it is.

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    August 10, 2010

    #44. Meatloaf at Memphis

    Dave Lieberman​Our Best of Orange County is coming out in just a couple of months; in the meantime, here are 100 dishes that we think make dining in OC the happy experience it is.

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    August 9, 2010

    #45. Chamoyada at Natural

    Dave Lieberman​Our Best of Orange County is coming out in just a couple of months; in the meantime, here are 100 dishes that we think make dining in OC the happy experience it is.

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    August 6, 2010

    #46. Linguine With Clams at Franco's Pasta Cucina

    Edwin Goei​ We continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy! #46. Linguine With Clams at Franco's Pasta CucinaAs we've reported before, Franco, the moody, irascible owner known lo ... More >>

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    August 4, 2010

    #48. Monday Night Pizza Special at Pizza Shack

    Edwin Goei​We continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy! #48. Monday Night Pizza Special at Pizza ShackThis pizza tastes just fine at any other night, but it's on Monda ... More >>

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    August 3, 2010

    #49. Truffle Fries at Andrei's

    Edwin Goei​ We continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy! #49. Truffle Fries at Andrei'sThey don't really start out as truffle fries.  They only become so when yo ... More >>

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    July 30, 2010

    #51. Secret Beer-Battered Fish Burrito at the OG Taco Adobe

    I have no clue why iPhone flipped my photo like this...​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...If you go to the original Taco Adobe in Orange (not ... More >>

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    July 29, 2010

    #52. Iskender Kabob at DonerG

    ​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...DonerG rightfully gets praise for its namesake kabob and other Turkish dishes, but my favorite is the iske ... More >>

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    July 28, 2010

    #53. Salteñas at Rollie's Bakery

    Photo from Rollie's website​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...I once had a Bolivian friend tell me that the salteña, the country's epic empa ... More >>

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    July 27, 2010

    #54. Anything at Night at Joe's Italian Ice

    Photo by the Elmo Monster...​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...This summer hasn't exactly been scorching (knock on bark beetle-infested wood) ... More >>

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    July 26, 2010

    #55. Persian Buffet at Irvine Wholesome Choice

    Jonathan HoKooftah, among some of the treasures...​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...I actually would be fine if we bumped the Persian buffet ... More >>

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    July 23, 2010

    #56. Chicago Dog at Portillo's

    Flickr user meghannmarco​We're nearly halfway through our list of 100 great dishes to eat in Orange County and its environs. See the previous choices at the end of the post.

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    July 22, 2010

    #57. Kibbeh at Zait & Za'atar

    Dave Lieberman​We're nearly halfway through our list of 100 great dishes to eat in Orange County and its environs. See the previous choices at the end of the post.

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    July 21, 2010

    #58. Gobi Paratha at Traditions

    Dave Lieberman​We're nearly halfway through our list of 100 great dishes to eat in Orange County and its environs. See the previous choices at the end of the post.

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    July 20, 2010

    #59. Wang Mandoo at Myung In

    Dave Lieberman​We're nearly halfway through our list of 100 great dishes to eat in Orange County and its environs. See the previous choices at the end of the post.

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    July 19, 2010

    #60. Eggs, Charcuterie and Bread at Uyen Thy Bistro

    Dave Lieberman​We're nearly halfway through our list of 100 great dishes to eat in Orange County and its environs. See the previous choices at the end of the post.

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    July 12, 2010

    #65. Seven Courses of Beef at Thien An

    Edwin Goei​We continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy! #65. Seven Courses of Beef at Thien AnYou might think that seven courses of beef (that's bo 7 mon in Vietnamese) is ... More >>

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    July 9, 2010

    #66. The Hash Browns of Pop's Cafe

    Photo by the Elmo Monster, and the corned beef hash to the right is pretty tasty, too...​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...Look at those hash ... More >>

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    July 6, 2010

    #70. Beso de Monja at El Rincón del Sabor

    ​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, and we lazy scribes love easy hits, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...The dish: beso de monja, essentially a quesadilla, but with much more ... More >>

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    July 6, 2010

    #69. Fatteh at Kareem's Restaurant

    ​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, and we lazy scribes love easy hits, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...I've been eating at Kareem's for nearly seven years now, if not longer ... More >>

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    June 24, 2010

    #77. Tofu Vegetable Salad at BCD Tofu House

    BCD Tofu HouseHeavyweight salad of the world.​ We continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy!#77. Tofu Vegetable Salad at BCD Tofu House530 pixels are not enough to convey the ... More >>

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    June 10, 2010

    #87. Beef Teriyaki Bowl, Teriyami

    ​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, and we lazy scribes love easy hits, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...Teriyaki bowls stopped being Japanese decades ago in Southern Californ ... More >>

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    June 9, 2010

    #88. Budino di Cioccolato, Pizzeria Ortica

    Photo from pizzeriaortica.comReally is delish, despite my pendejadas...​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, and we lazy scribes love easy hits, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show.. ... More >>

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    June 8, 2010

    #89. Midnight Al Pastor Burrito or Taco, Taqueria Tapatia

    Photo by Jack GouldDuet of desmadre...​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, and we lazy scribes love easy hits, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...I have called Taqueria Tapatia i ... More >>

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    June 7, 2010

    #90. Beans on Toast, The Olde Ship

    Hail Britannia beans!​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, and we lazy scribes love easy hits, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...Traditional British pub food isn't meant to be nu ... More >>

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    June 3, 2010

    92. Lamb with Preserved Cabbage at Mas' Islamic

    Dave Lieberman​This week, it's my turn for our 100 Favorite Dishes. Find out what you're missing with this list of 100 memorable dishes at local restaurants. We'll count down every weekday, with the top dishes appearing right before our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy!

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    June 2, 2010

    93. Cuban Sandwich from DeSimone's Deli

    Dave Lieberman​This week, it's my turn for our 100 Favorite Dishes. Find out what you're missing with this list of 100 memorable dishes at local restaurants. We'll count down every weekday, with the top dishes appearing right before our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy!

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    June 1, 2010

    94. Strawberry Shortcake from Job's Daughters

    Dave Lieberman​This week, it's my turn for our 100 Favorite Dishes. Find out what you're missing with this list of 100 memorable dishes at local restaurants. We'll count down every weekday, with the top dishes appearing right before our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy!

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    May 31, 2010

    95. Collard Greens at Johnny Reb's

    Dave Lieberman​This week, it's my turn for our 100 Favorite Dishes. Find out what you're missing with this list of 100 memorable dishes at local restaurants. We'll count down every weekday, with the top dishes appearing right before our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy!

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    January 11, 2010

    My Five Favorite Burgers in O.C.

    The Counter​Burgers abound in our fair county, and not just at the obvious favorites of In-N-Out and Fatburger. Those are a given. If you didn't know about them, I would have to assume that you are vegan or just arrived from space. For this reason, I didn't include them in my list of five fa ... More >>

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