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Moscow

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    Gin-Gin Mule at Orange Hill, Our Drink of the Week!

    Being one of a few restaurants in OC that's perched on a high-enough mound of earth, Orange Hill is still, after all these years, making a killing on that view. The valet is still mandatory and if you eat at the actual restaurant, it's going to cost you about $40 for a 14-ounce New York steak and an ... More >>

  • Columns

    February 27, 2014

    Why Does Every Mexican Family Have a Jealous Cousin?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] And are there any happy Mexican films?

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2013

    Video: Molotov Are the Mexican"Jägermeisters"

    Molotov may not be Jägers, but they are definitely "meisters" (masters) when it comes to their music. Since 1995, the quartet from Mexico City has raised desmadre everywhere they go. From Buenos Aires Argentina to Moscow Russia, Molotov captivates the crowds with songs filled of controversy, satire ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    SoCal Restaurant Show For this Week on KLAA-AM 830: Angels Stadium's Chef, Lemonade (the Restaurant), and Broadway's Moscow Mule!

    Another weekend, another show with superstar chef Jet Tila on KLAA-AM 830. We turn the keyboard over to show producer Andy Harris--enjoy!

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    Surf City Escrow Firm Loses $1.5 mil to Cyber Thieves Who Send Loot to China and Russia

    The state shut down Efficient Services Escrow Group not because the Huntington Beach-based company is yet another Orange County firm ripping off underwater homeowners but because it is a crime victim.Cyber thieves managed to hack into company computers and wire $1.5 million to China and Russia, auth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2013

    Crispa Crepes To Open In Irvine

    There are a few crepes purveyors already out there in our county (I count about a dozen or so), along with a food truck dedicated to the French specialty. The last one I remember trying was Crepes de Paris, which folded (bad pun intended) not because it wasn't good, but because it was in Diamond Jam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Eat This Now: Lamb Cheeseburger at Sundried Tomato Cafe

    "Where's the beef?" the Wendy's ad campaign famously asked back in the '80s. Our 2013 reply: Who gives a rat's ass? We've seen the light, we've moaned (quietly) in delight, we've licked the copious juices running down our hand, we've discovered anew why "eat" has such sexual connotations--and we ... More >>

  • Film

    February 14, 2013

    Old Habits Die Hard

    'A Good Day to Die Hard' breaks new ground in incoherence and stupidity

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Anne Marie's Top Five Drinks of 2012!

    Here's the thing about me and drinking-- from the time that I was "of age", I drank primarily wine. And champagne. My perception of beer was what I saw in commercials and bottles or cans at wedding receptions. It was crap. If I wanted different, it was some stereotyped cocktail in a martini glass.In ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    No. 13: Any Octopus Dish at Broadway By Amar Santana

    The first time I ever went to Broadway by Amar Santana was on a double date with Gustavo and his chica. I mostly wanted to drink, and I ordered something or other off the menu without really thinking too hard about it.Then the enormous, far-too-large-for-the-tiny-table plate was placed in front of ... More >>

  • Music

    September 6, 2012

    Russian to Judgment

    [Ask Exene] Were the actions of Pussy Riot kind of a dick move?

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    Ask Exene: Were the Actions of Pussy Riot Kind of a Dick Move?

    Exene Cervenka is a writer, visual artist and punk rock pioneer. The OC transplant is the lead singer for X, the Knitters and Original Sinners. If you want to ask the legendary vocalist for advice--on your love life, politics, your musical career, filial relationships--send an email to askexene@o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    Drink of the Week: Moscow Mule on Tap at Broadway by Amar Santana

    "What's that copper cup on the tap?" "Moscow Mules on tap." "You're insane. Nobody puts cocktails on tap." "We do."Insane or not, Gabrielle Dion, Ricky Yarnall and David Valiante at Laguna Beach's Broadway by Amar Santana have indeed been creating enormous batches of cocktails, carbonating them ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    Tomorrow: Rob Floyd, Lead Bartender at The Bazaar, To Mix Vintage Cocktails At South Coast Plaza (Plus: A Special Recipe!)

    Devout cocktail enthusiasts not only know how to mix vintage libations, but can tell you the stories behind them. For instance, the Sidecar was first created during World War I in Paris when an American soldier ordered the drink and it was served aboard the sidecar of his motorcycle. The Singapore S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    Bicycle Dreams Rides into Anaheim

    Bicycle Dreams, an award-winning documentary that follows men and women riding in the Race Across America, rolls into Cinema City Theatres in Anaheim tonight for a screening that benefits the Orange County Bicycle Coalition.RAAM riders, as they are known, "deal with searing desert heat, agonizing mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    Nieuport 17 "Aviation" Pop-Up Dinners Taking Flight

    ​The unofficial definition of a pop-up restaurant is one where a singular chef rules the back of the house of an establishment typically open during daylight hours only. Think Joseph Mahon's Wednesday-through-Saturday stints at downtown Fullerton's Rialto Cafe (until he announced his very own Burg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    No. 21: Mac and Cheese at Ecco

    ProfessorSalt.comFontina, gorgonzola and pancetta mac and cheese​You'd think a mac and cheese would be simple to pull off for a restaurant kitchen, but you'd be wrong. Never mind the technical difficulties of making a cheese sauce creamy-smooth,  balancing the flavor profiles and so on, we're ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2011

    First Wendy's in Russia Skanks Up Chain's Iconic Mascot

    Flickr user Mykl Roventine​If we think of all the mascots in the fast-food hamburger chain galaxy--McDonald's Ronald, Carl Jr.'s galaxy of gals, Jack, the Burger King--perhaps the most boring is Wendy's, um, Wendy. It's intentional, of course: she was modeled after the daughter of Wendy's founder ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Drink of The Week: Moscow Mule at Chapter One: the modern local

    Edwin Goei​So proud is Chapter One: the modern local of its libations that it puts them on the same one-sheet menu with the rest of the food. In fact, they call them "Culinary Cocktails". And if you think the title is kind of presumptuous, you haven't realized that a few of the ingredients s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2010

    Five Great Pickles for National Pickle Day

    Flickr user ehfisher​In honor of National Pickle Day, The Counter Custom Burgers slashed prices on their Fried Dill Pickle Chips to a dollar this Sunday, November 14 (go while you can!). There are two OC locations: Irvine and Newport Beach. You can also get fried pickle chips at Beachwood BBQ, Luc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    #4. Kobe Beef at Tsuruhashi Japanese BBQ

    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 hits the newsstands October ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    #5. Coconut Sambol at Wadiya

    ​Top five dishes, cabrones! Our Bataan march through OC's greatest dishes is nearly done! Make sure to pick up a copy of our Best of OC 2010 when it hits the newsstands October 14!A condiment as a top 100 dish, as a top five dish? You won't ask this question if you've actually tasted one of the co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    #9. Two Tacos for a Buck and Free Pineapple Juice (Until it's Gone) at Tacos El Chavito

    ​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 hits the newsstands October 14!Yes, these aren't the largest tacos in Orange County ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    #8. Vietnamese Ceviche at S Fine Dining

    ProfessorSalt.comCeviche gone wild​ 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 hits the newsstands October 14!Ceviche across ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    #10. Any Ice Cream at Stricklands Ice Cream

    Edwin GoeiYou'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 hits the newsstands October 14!

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    #11. Banana Blossom Salad at Xanh Bistro

    Dave Lieberman​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 hits the newsstands October 14!

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    #12. Banh It Kep Banh Ram at Ngu Binh

    ProfessorSalt.comIt's #15 on the menu​ 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 hits the newsstands October 14! Hot, tooth-pul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    #15. Grilled Steak and Lobster Mashed Potatoes at Mastro's

    Edwin Goei / elmomonster.blogspot.com​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 hits the newsstands October 14!

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    #31. Enchilada Combo at Baja Fish Tacos

    Edwin Goei​We continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy! #31. Enchilada Combo at Baja Fish TacosThis choice only applies to the Baja Fish Tacos in Santa Ana, not so much the one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    #33. Sweet Corn Soup at Raya at The Ritz Carlton

    Edwin GoeiWe continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy! #33. Sweet Corn Soup at Raya at The Ritz Carlton In a recent review of Raya at the Ritz I said that the sweet corn sou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2010

    Sunday News Notes

    ​Sunday's local news highlights include:Unsolved 1977 NY Murder Tied Again to OC-LA Serial KillerVeteran courthouse reporter Larry Welborn got nearly a full page today to tell the tragic story of popular 23-year-old Ellen Jane Hover of Manhattan. Hover was murdered 33 years ago this month aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Five Stress-Free Brunch Dishes for Mother's Day

    Flickr user Librarian AvengerNot pictured: the teeming millions and their screaming children waiting for tables.​What do you get when you take millions of people, a forced and temporary sense of filial piety, and a limited number of restaurants? You get brunch on Mother's Day, and it is not a pret ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2010

    Feeling the Lyubov' at Moscow Deli

    There's been a lot of foodie love lately for Russian Gourmet in the surprisingly food-rich city of Lake Forest. There have been some assertions that it is the only Russian store in Orange County. Eto nie pravda; this is a filthy, filthy lie. (What, you didn't know I spoke Russian, too?)While I need ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    To Do This Weekend 1/16-1/18

    Dirty Little Secrets Burlesque Troop, Friday, 9 p.m.Almost nude dancing gals, what could be better?The Pike Bar & Grill,1836 E. Fourth St., Long Beach, CA; 562-437-4453 Change is Now Exhibit, Saturday, 7 p.m.A collective group of artists will be collaborating live on a mural, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 15, 2009

    Big Top Fifi

    Pet Comedy Theatre

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2008

    So Live: David J Spins at Detroit Bar Tonight

    Bauhaus/Love and Rockets bassist/vocalist David J will be DJing tonight at Costa Mesa's Detroit Bar for the LaBoiteFunk Dance Party. “I shall be spinning a deep lounge concoction of electronic Latin Jazz tinged grooves / dub & more,” David J said, when contacted via MySpace. Also, FYI: I've hea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2008

    Live Review: Let's Be Friends at The Vault 350 on 03/01

    Review by Jeff Phifer. Photos by Fever Dragon. First there was the Rock and Roll Circus (Cirque du Rock and Roll), then there was the Circus of the Sun (Cirque du Soleil) and now there is the Circus of the Moon (Cirque du Lune) a.k.a. “Lets Be Friends” at The Vault 350. The bands on the bill ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 25, 2007

    Standard Bearer

    On the eve of Doubt, Linda Gehringer riffs on her SCR acting resume

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2006

    Is It Over Already?

    Overseas observers say we were sunk before we started: longtime political snipers at Moscow's eXile predict Republicans going two for two not so much because of fraud but because America gets the government it deserves, or deserves the government it gets, or both. Says editor Mark Ames: What makes u ... More >>

  • News

    May 4, 2006

    Someone Needs New Underwear

    Orange County Sheriff's Debate

  • Film

    February 23, 2006
  • Culture

    March 24, 2005

    And the winners are ...

    The Weekly falls all over itself singing the praises of local thespians

  • Culture

    March 10, 2005

    Grass Skirts Optional

    At this years OC Weekly Theater Awards starring George W. Bush. Maybe.

  • Film

    February 10, 2005

    From Russia with Lovers

    A Mod Moscow Clashes with the Old World in You I Love

  • Food

    November 4, 2004
  • Culture

    October 7, 2004

    Love and War

    The Retreat From Moscows bitter tears

  • Features

    September 26, 2002
  • Features

    July 25, 2002
  • Music

    October 18, 2001

    Choir Masters

    Kitka is so foreign, so exotic, so . . . San Francisco

  • News

    April 2, 1998

    The Tatum Chronicles

    News of OC businessman's high-profile assassination in a Moscow subway remains top-secret

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