• News

    May 22, 2014

    For American Military Veterans, Transition Has Been Hell

    On average, 22 vets kill themselves every day in the U.S. On Jan. 18, one of them was my friend Chris

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Tequila Fortaleza, Our Drink of the Week!

    Nearly all of the distilled liquor in the world comes from three sources: sugarcane (rum, cachaça, caña), grain (wheat, rice, corn, rye) and potatoes (some vodka). They're not tied to a sense of place: there is rum from Mauritius and rum from Jamaica, there's whiskey from Scotland and whiskey from ... More >>

  • Food

    October 11, 2012

    Forrest Cokely, Liquor Expert

    [Best Of 2012] The Hi-Times Wine Cellars master's favorite things about Orange County

  • Food

    February 17, 2012

    Mozambique Peri-Peri Does the Mazavaroo

    This Newport Beach restaurant is the cheaper, fast-casual sister of the venerable Laguna Beach original

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Pink Pigeon Rum, Our Drink of the Week!

    ​The suits gave us Hi-Time gift cards for Christmas, and ain't Village Voice Media a swell company to work for? No sarcasm: I was ecstatic to buy something outside my bourbon/tequila/mezcal triumvirate that rules my liver, and scheduled a day to roam their many aisles.I decided on a bottle of scot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Mozambique Peri Peri Opens in Newport Beach​OC's only South African restaurant has begat OC's only South African fast-casual eatery. Mozambique Peri Peri, the take-out little sister of Mozambique in Laguna Beach, is now open for business in Newport Beach's The Bluffs, joining Pei Wei, Freshii and Islands.