Anthony GreenFox Theater PomonaFeb. 11, 2012"The Beautiful Things" tour flew through Pomona last weekend, leaving fans captivated by the unprecedented energy of Saosin and Circa Survive alumni, Anthony Green. Supported by Isadora Crane and The Dear Hunter, Green reminded everyone why he became th ... More >>
Reigning Sound - Meg StrouseReigning Sound, The Strange Boys, Thee Carmons, & Death Hymn Number 9January 27, 2012Alex's BarCheck out more pictures in our slideshow here!Alex's Bar, LBC's favorite punk watering hole, celebrated its 12th birthday last night with an adverse lineup of punk/surf/r ... More >>
The last time we checked in with Hidden Dinner, the underground dining pop-up created by Anahita Naderi, Betty Lang and Justin Veiga, it was in a warehouse where diners were led blindfolded into the room and fed thirteen small plates meant to evoke the tastes and smells of the past. Last time ... More >>
Turntable aficionados will be pleased to note that DJ PZB, a.k.a. Josh Brooks, will grace the stage at Detroit Bar Friday night as part of the club's weekly Static Fridays. For those of you grooving the night away under the desert sky at this year's Coachella, DJ PZB was featured on the Energy Fa ... More >>
Meg Strouse/OC WeeklyCrispy-skin salmon with orange couscous, watermelon, mango and tomatillo sauce.See Meg Strouse's slideshow of last night's Dos Lime dinner here!We've never understood what led Jason Quinn and Hop Phan to open food trucks, other than lower startup costs, but whatever the motiv ... More >>
Dee Nguyen, of Break of Dawn: Il capo di tutti capi of OC dining in 2010Yay! It's the end of the year, which means it's year-end list season! YAY! In all seriousness, these lists are great opportunities to further highlight restaurants that did a wonderful job in 2010. Dave, Edwin, and Shuji will ... More >>
Meg StrouseGabe Zambrano of the Soho Taco cart is on the line this week; if you missed the interview portions, click here and here. He closes this week with a great salsa recipe so simple even an editor could do it.
Photo by Meg StrouseThis week, Gabe Zambrano of Soho Taco, the gourmet taco company, is on the line with us. You'd think that someone would have started a taco cart with higher-end ingredients before, but they didn't, and OC is lucky to have Soho. (Now get a truck!) If you missed yesterday's inte ... More >>
Photo credit: Meg StrouseYou know you're doing it right when Gustavo approves of your tacos (and you're not El Chavito and the two-for-a-buck-plus-pineapple-juice in Huntington Beach). Gabe Zambrano is the head of the kitchen at Soho Taco, a gourmet taco cart that has been eating up Twitter, and ... More >>
Photo credit: Meg StrouseRonnie Arnold of Anaheim's K'ya Street Fare is on the line with us this week, at the helm of a menu that spans the entire globe, from Paris to Korea. Prices are lower for the small plates than at the original K'ya in Laguna Beach, which makes it a place for sun-dazed and ... More >>
Photo credit: Meg StrouseDrive up Harbor Boulevard in the Anaheim Resort and you might think the only things to eat are pre-made burgers, dreadful pancakes and fancy-yet-still-corporate steak. You'd be missing something, though, because at the very top of the district, in the Hotel Ménage, lies ... More >>
Photo by Meg StrouseFor our final installment of On The Line with Chef Joshua Miller of Seal Beach's 320 Main, the man shares a recipe. Missed the first or second part of our interview? Click here and here. Otherwise, read on.
Photo by Meg StrouseToday we continue our Q&A with Chef Joshua Miller of 320 Main. If you missed the first part, read it here. Stay tuned tomorrow for our final installment: a recipe from the chef. What would you'd like to see more of in Orange County from a culinary standpoint: Resurgence ... More >>
Photo by Meg StrousePeople come to 320 Main in Seal Beach to sip the stiff drinks owner Jason Schiffer mixes and chomp the steaks that Chef Joshua Miller sears. We wish we could do a profile on both; but for this feature, Chef Miller gets the stage as he answers our silly questionnaire. Stay tu ... More >>
Photo: Meg StrouseJames Foxall and Virginia Strickland, organizers of the OC Foodie FestThe success of last weekend's Long Beach Street Food Fest bodes well for OC Foodie Fest, a gathering of fifty food trucks (the final list of which was just published on their website) at the Honda Center on Sa ... More >>
Photo: Meg StrouseJames Foxall and Virginia Strickland, organizers of the OC Foodie FestJames "Fox" Foxall is the owner of Taco Dawg and one of the organizers of the upcoming OC Foodie Fest, a gathering of 50 of the new-style food trucks at the Honda Center. He took some time out of his two-job d ... More >>
Meg Strouse / OC WeeklyEmmylou Harris at Lilith.This week in local music coverage that isn't ours: Lilith Fair gets positive-yet-bored reviews, Billy Kernkamp gets real, big-name touring acts get money problems.