Every Monday, Clay Oven Irvine executive chef/owner Geeta Bansal shares an interview that she's done with some of the heavyweights of European cooking. Today, she regales us with a visit to Peru, where Virgilio Martinez is currently the toast of the country's cooking scene. Enjoy!
Asshole. Prick. Handsome. I've been called all three. But Karin Pouw, a spokesthetan for the Church of Scientology, dropped a u-bomb on me in a Feb. 20 email.
She called me "unprofessional." Sniffle. Between Feb. 13 and 18, I called the church's media-relations outfit in Los Angeles t ... More >>
Valentine's Day may be all about love and all of that mushy stuff to some people but this February 14th, why not make it a fun one by checking out the pure comedic genius that is Tom Segura. Will it be a romantic show? Not so much. Will it be hilarious? Oh for sure! If you and your honey (or you ... More >>
Dead Space 22011 has been a rough year for so many businesses. With the way the economy is heading these days, we should expect to see more and more companies go under, and video game development studios are not immune to such sad news. Despite many of them having popular and critically acclaimed ... More >>
Mary Bell/OC WeeklyDelta Spirit at BuskerFest in Long Beach in 2010South By Southwest revealed a whole slew of new acts confirmed to play at official showcases during the annual music and film conference in Austin. This is the third list of musicians to be released. The venues and dates they ... More >>
Photo by Todd BarnesThis week, we meet Chef Shelly Register of A Restaurant and Market in Newport Beach. Typically, bakers are strong at either breads or pastries, but not
both. The French make a linguistic distinction between these
specialty shops: pâtisseries sell pastries, and boulangeries ... More >>
When we received a tweet that included this link: http://www.newspaperintegrity.com/paper.php?id=513. . . we here at the Weekly World HQ nearly flipped our Che berets. Who was this "Committee for
Newspaper and Media Integrity" and where did they get off scoring us with a combined 57.1 for integr ... More >>
This weekend, beloved Long Beach hangout the Prospector is a worthy destination for those looking for a quirky, experimental rock fix. Featuring a lineup of mostly-local LBC talent, the bar welcomes ethereal pop songstress Katie the Pest, eclectic and echo-heavy Long Beach rock vets Baby Champ ... More >>
Don't get me wrong, it's not that I have any specific gripes against the Melbourne-based rockers of Jet, except for maybe this photo. Any band that has managed to brave the music business in the heart of the download era for more than one album deserves a little credit. Plus, you know they're all fa ... More >>
An Australian mother of four daughters who planned to bring her brood to Disneyland to celebrate her release from detention in Thailand for stealing a bar mat was denied a U.S. visa so the trip has been scrubbed, reports today's Herald Sun. Annice Smoel, 36, of Melbourne, hoped a visit to the Magic ... More >>
Stephen C. Smith calls on others to keep tabs on Irvine City Hall.CORRECTED!Lost in Santa Ana a few months ago, half paying attention to the street signs and half to Larry Mantle's KPCC interview show blaring out of the car speakers, I heard the host steer his Orange County "roundtable" guests--Oran ... More >>
If your TV is on the fritz, you didn't pay your cable/satellite bill or you're just one of those Communists who does not watch the tube, you may not have heard there is a new Star Trek movie opening today and, according to one Weekly Trekker at least, it's a solid effort.But some die-hards do have s ... More >>
Muscles from Melbourne: kinda weak.
Halloween: It's really more for adults than for kids, isn't it? It astounds me how much effort grownups put into their costumes, simply to have ridiculous amounts of fun getting wasted as they take mini-vacations from their own personae. The overflow gathering ... More >>