Craig MediciLook out Pizzeria Ortica: another artisanal-style pizzeria cometh. Fellow chowhound and frequent tipster Craig Medici has clued me on a place which I've only heard about on paper. This one is called Il Dolce and looks to be a contender to be reckoned with. He writes: "I thought ... More >>
I'm not a pet owner, but I know many of my friends are. Actually, for some reason, now that I think about it, it's a rare thing to know someone without a pet. So it pleases me to tell you that if you are one, especially if you are a dog owner, restaurants in Long Beach will be participating i ... More >>
Picture Courtesy of Drago CentroMore details are coming in about the planned Osteria Drago, an Italian eatery with a Naples-style wood burning pizza oven and family-style dining, by Celestino Drago who brought you Drago Centro in L.A. The target date is vague, sometime around spring, but it will ... More >>
Photo by Christopher VictorioThe one, the only, the 256th Ryan Succop.If you were out at Newport Dunes last evening and heard a lot of, "S'up, Succop?" that probably was not from someone suffering from uncurable hiccups but greeting the Man of the Hour, whose last name is pronounced "suck up," as in ... More >>
Ruth Chris Steakhouse, California Pizza Kitchen, Bubba Gumps, McCormick & Schmick's, Rain Forest Café, Naples Restaurant, Catal Restaurant, Tortilla Jo's, Roy's Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine, Alcatraz Brewing Company.These are the names of some of the restaurants that will be participating in this ye ... More >>
Derrick Brown lives to read another day
People, places, politicos, lawmen, muckrakers, card sharps, & other assorted scalawags & neer-do-wells, plus tall tales & ghost stories.
'One story comes to mind of a woman who passed popcorn kernels, and she hadnt eaten popcorn in 35 years!'
Derrick Browns words have their way with you
Loving just about everything at Biggs
Greyboy breakdances music like architecture
His love is a brawl
Much more than tourist traps
Not full of hot air
Oi to the world!