Yesterday, we hooked you up with major Bruxie scoopage. Today, we've got the goods on our incoming Aussie posse on Costa Mesa's 17th Street, adjacent to Sidecar Doughnuts. Pie categories, pricing and even descriptions straight off their final menu are ready to share. What are we waiting for? Absolut ... More >>
While this Forker knows she's not tall, I felt exceptionally space-efficient meeting up with Dino McDonough of the growing Slater's franchise. It's no wonder; as he's six-foot-three, I was content to sit on the raised bench in the Huntington Beach locale to conduct our interview. He's been with t ... More >>
Our interview concludes with something meaty. Foods need not be fired over a grill to release their flavors, as chef Michael Rossi demonstrates in this week's featured plate. Mushrooms and Tennessee truffles socialize with savory sirloin, only to be enticed by Pecorino Romano and fava beans. We c ... More >>
ProfessorSalt.comChicken pie dinner at La Palma Chicken Pie ShopThis 100 Favorites Dishes feature is all about comfort foods for this writer. Granted, I include tacos de tripas and fish pho in that category, but it also embraces American classics like chicken pie. In Orange County, old-scho ... More >>
Edwin GoeiBrodard Chateau's PhoWelcome to OC Weekly's Final Pho. Sixteen pho shops chosen from the more than 100 in the county; four critics who know what the pho makes a good bowl of Vietnamese noodle soup. The chosen 16 will face off in each of our brackets, two by two. The next match-up has ... More >>
McDonalds.co.jpThe food-blog web is snickering with news that McDonald's outlets in Japan are doing a new burger promotion called Big America 2 (yes, it's a sequel, meaning they've done this before).The burgers, hilarious caricatures and revealing in how Japan sees us, are shown above in all thei ... More >>
Courtesy of Roy's...It was 98 F'in degrees out last week. Welcome to "autumn." There's no chilly nip in the air, no smell of fallen leaves, no sense of the coming snowboard season. On a day like this, my thoughts don't turn to spiced cider and pumpkin pie. I'm thinking of sitting under the shade ... More >>
Edwin GoeiIf you haven't noticed, the building that was once The Clubhouse in South Coast Plaza has between split in two like a two-layer cake. The bottom layer is now Seasons 52, part of the East Coast chain that eschews butter and fry oil to keep their entrees at or under 475 calories.
ProfessorSalt.comMeat is murder --tasty, tasty murder
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
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Unless you've built a chicken run in your yard, you probably haven't tasted an egg raised right here in Orange County. Locally raised beef and pork is even harder to find unless you know where to look.
The Cancer Project today issued its list of the five worst fast-food value menu items. And the envelopes, please...
1) Junior Bacon Cheeseburger (Jack in the Box, pictured). $1; 400 calories; 23 grams of fat; 8 grams of saturated fat; 1 gram of trans fat; 55 milligrams of cholester ... More >>
Los Angeles Times reporter Alana Semuels wins for the best story of the day. In the business section, Semuels reported on the increasingly comical burger wars in Southern California.
According to Semuels, CKE Restaurants Inc., owners of Carl's Jr. and Hardees, sued Jack in the Box on Friday in Oran ... More >>