Perhaps I spoke too soon when I wrote about the sustainable growth of the Valle de Guadalupe in last year's Weekender for Los Angeles Magazine. Coming off of the biggest Vendimias, or wine harvest festival season to date which also saw a few hotel openings, the government of Enrique Pelayo Torres, M ... More >>
Who has a food festival in the middle of the week? Taste of Anaheim that's who. Tonight, May 9th, the 18th Annual Taste of Anaheim will be held at Anaheim GardenWalk. Participating will be restaurants from the GardenWalk itself, like Fire Ice and Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., but there will also be a lot, ... More >>
Leonard Chan continues his conquest of Costa Mesa's OC Mart Mix with an oyster bar
The night of July 2, 2011, was a wild one for Cynthia Lou Rudd and Edward John Kakos as the dating couple drove their van from Ventura County, where they stole $100 worth of gas, southbound to Orange County for the national holiday.Phoenix-native Rudd, the 53-year-old driver with a history of drunk ... More >>
From party girl to Oscar winner, Sofia Coppola's journey to 'Somewhere'
Photo by Todd BarnesTimothy Kast is the executive chef partner of the new Seasons 52 at South Coast Plaza, a restaurant that doesn't use butter, has no deep fryers, and keeps everything it serves under 475 calories or less. Here's Part One of out On The Line interview with Chef Kast. Stay tuned ... More >>
After some two-and-a-half years of stalled negotiations and street theater, a new labor deal still seems like Fantasyland
Boysenberry pie on floorKCRW-FM 89.9's Good Food with Evan Kleiman program is branching out into the world of pies. For the next couple of months, the show's blog will have a blog post daily on pies. Yours truly, as a Good Food contributor, wrote a rant for them on boysenberry pie, which I've inc ... More >>
Flickr user thedeliciousYou could be excused for never having heard of seolleongtang. It isn't on the radar for most people who are just starting to delve into Korean cuisine, because it's never sold in barbecue restaurants or soon tofu places. You could be excused for not knowing how to pronounc ... More >>
Home Front - Robert Hidey @ Yahoo! Video Irvine architect Robert Hidey was inducted into the Wm. S. Marvin Hall of Fame for Design during the 29th annual Builder's Choice Design and Planning Awards gala recently held in Washington, D.C.
The Pacific Symphony first violist shares some of his favorite things
Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide
The county's best damn dining guide
Scampi maestro Massimo Navarretta returns with Onotria
Of Vine, wine and conspiratorial romance
Dont trust the Times or Pringle: Anaheim is OCs best dining burg