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    September 4, 2013

    Some McDonald's Have Started Offering $1-Any-Size Coffee

    Some McDonald's in Northern and Central California including those in Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto as well as a few in Northern Nevada, have started offering any size of their McCafe Premium Roast Coffee for just a buck. QSR Magazine reports that you can overcaffeinate yourself any time of the d ... More >>

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    March 21, 2013

    Four Sea's Wake-Up Call

    This Irvine restaurant serves Chinese early-morning staples—like, really early

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    March 14, 2013

    McDonald's Introduces Egg White McMuffin

    A yolk-less Egg McMuffin will hit McDonald's stores this April, reports say. McD's has been testing the so-called Egg White Delight in select markets, but is now ready to offer it nationally. 

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    January 16, 2013

    Four Sea, A New Chinese Breakfast Joint, Opens in Irvine

    Four Sea, the Chinese breakfast purveyor that we said would open at the plaza where Sushilicious closed last year, has now opened. As expected it serves hot soy milk, deep fried crullers and all the wonderful starchy things that a billion or so people enjoy in lieu of cereal and Egg McMuffins. And ... More >>

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    October 24, 2012

    Four Sea, A New Chinese Breakfast Restaurant, To Open In Irvine

    Anne Marie broke the news that Sushilicious in Irvine closed suddenly earlier this week. But just as that concept fizzled, a tipster told me about another restaurant that's close to opening across the same parking lot.

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    August 10, 2012

    McDonald's Tests "Breakfast After Midnight" Menu In Some Areas

    Have you ever harbored a craving for an Egg McMuffin when it's two in the morning? A few lucky people in Ohio, Denver and Boston now have the option of going to their local McDonald's after the witching hour and fulfilling their jones. McDonald's has started offering a "Breakfast After Midnight" men ... More >>

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    July 25, 2012

    Game of Burgers: Dominion of Diners, First Round!

    Let's get down to it shall we? My first round has four battles between eight contenders in the division we're calling the Dominion of Diners. We have Pee Wee's versus Red Robin; Memphis versus The Catch; Mick's Karma Bar versus The Rider's Club; Yellow Basket versus A's Burgers.So without further ad ... More >>

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    July 2, 2012

    Why McDonald's Won't Serve Breakfast After Breakfast Hours And Other Secrets of The Fast-Food Chain

    See also:*McDonald's Shamrock Shakes To Come Back...Everywhere*McDonald's To Stop Using "Pink Slime" in Beef*McDonald's New Uniforms Inspired from Mad MenIt remains one of the greatest first world problems. All you want is to start your day with Sausage McMuffin and hash browns, but as usual, you ro ... More >>

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    June 4, 2012

    No. 94, "Pork Hash" at Huong Giang

    Hey, kids: guess what time is it? It's time to restart that Long March known as 100 Favorite Dishes (INSERT YEAR). YEAH!!! Now, on with the program...It's just two bites, if that, the compressed ham-habanero-daikon treat wrapped inside a banana leaf and sold three for 50 cents at Huong Giang in Litt ... More >>

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    April 9, 2012

    An Open Letter To Friends of Food Writers

    "Oh, it's not up to your standards, I'm sure."I hate that phrase. I hate that phrase so much that just typing it made my blood pressure spike for a moment. I hate that phrase so much because it means someone is intimidated by cooking for me, and they shouldn't be.I write about food and seek out what ... More >>

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    March 12, 2012

    McDonald's Testing Out Fresh-Baked Items to Compete With Dunkin' Donuts

    ​The Boston Globe has reported that McDonald's has started offering "cheese danish, two kinds of muffins, banana bread and vanilla scones" that are baked on the premises in stores in the New England area.

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    February 17, 2012

    Huong Giang Is Hue Great

    [Hole In the Wall] This Little Saigon standard excels with the dishes of Central Vietnam

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    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 >>

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    January 19, 2012

    Taco Bell Introduces the "First Meal," AKA Breakfast

    ​Years back, Taco Bell started offering a Fourth Meal, but in reality, it was only the Third Meal, because it had yet to introduce a First Meal. . . . Wait, who's on second?     Anyway, the Irvine-based chain is now rolling out that First Meal, better known as breakfast. The menu, w ... More >>

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    November 17, 2011

    Carl's Jr. Does Handmade Biscuits. Really?

    Dave Lieberman​It's a rare occasion when we link to Fast Food Maven around here, but I was intrigued by the recent article post handmade biscuits at Carl's Jr.After all, everything in a fast-food chain comes preportioned and pre-dumbed-down so that anyone can do it, right? Creativity and individua ... More >>

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    June 30, 2011

    How Disgusting is McDonald's Jalapeño Cheddar McChicken Sandwich?

    ​Before you dismiss me as a corporate-hating elitist...well, maybe I'm the former, for sure. But I do not reflexively hate McDonald's. I still maintain their ham Egg McMuffin is one of the great fast-food creations, one that spurs me to eat four in a sitting, while their small apple pies, gooey an ... More >>

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    February 25, 2011

    Eat Here, Not There: Sausage Muffins

    Flickr user mhaithacaBut the cheese isn't even melted on this McDonald's sandwich! Meh!​The Golden Arches. Even those who profess to hate it fall prey to their addictive breakfasts. The Deluxe Breakfast, the Egg McMuffin, and the most evil, habit-forming nemesis of all, the Sausage McMuffin with E ... More >>

  • Food

    June 3, 2010

    Burrito Korner

    [Hole in the Wall] Liquor, breakfast burritos and sandwiches: What more could you want from Qwik Korner?

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    March 4, 2009

    Top Ten Healthy Fast-Food Chains

    Although I posted last week about doom-mongering health-related news, such as the fact that the higher the number of fast-food outlets in your neighborhood, the more likely you are to have a stroke, and, my personal favorite, the revelation that one drink a day is apparently a death sentence for wom ... More >>

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    February 19, 2009

    CNN Reports That Fast-Food Chains Are "Going After Sit-Down Diner Dollars"

    The headline speaks for itself.  CLICK HERE if you'd like to read the article.But I know what you want to know.  Who's planning to serve what?Since we're all busy people, I'll bullet point it for you:- Burger King:  Thicker burgers, ribs, and kebabs.- Jack in the Box: Miniature sirloi ... More >>

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    February 10, 2009

    Starbucks Doing Cheap Breakfast Combos?

    "Starbucks Launches Cheaper Coffee-and-Food Combos" the article in Reuters was titled, and with it, I saw two words I'd never thought I'd see in the same sentence with the name "Starbucks": Cheaper and Food Combos.  But that's exactly what they're doing. Why? Well, I.T.E.S (it's the economy stupi ... More >>

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    November 18, 2008

    Benihana--You Knew This--Sucks

    The greatest shame of my life is that my siblings--raised on the stove of a Mexican mami--loves crappy food. The eldest son of the Arellano clan has covered food for the Weekly for more than six years, knows all the great joints in Orange County--but they prefer Papa John's. I urge them to visit Ruf ... More >>

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