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  • Columns

    December 5, 2013

    What is Champurrado, Atole and Ponche?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] And why do Mexican cholos dress like gang members?

  • Film

    June 13, 2013

    Man of Steel: Making Sense of All That Christ and Death Stuff

    WARNING: This discussion is thick with spoilers

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    Nestle Introduces Girl Scout Cookie-Flavored Coffee Creamers

    Very soon, the best part of waking up may be Thin Mints and Samoas in your cup. Nestle brand Coffee-Mate is introducing Girl Scout cookie-flavored coffee creamers because, well, this is America. Oooooh, what if we dunked our Girl Scout cookies into our Girl Scout cookie-flavored coffee? We might jus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2013

    On The Line: Chris Sarkissian of Medii Kitchen, Part One

    Chris Sarkissian is best known for a chain of pizza joints called Pepz. Learning about his new venture with Medii Kitchen, we realize this wasn't a cautious step forward, but more of a well-educated step back. We've got a lot of ground to cover in this week's On the Line.Your earliest food memory:My ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Nestle Purina PetCare Sued by Garden Grove Nonprofit Hemopet for Copyright Infringement

    A Garden Grove nonprofit that provides animal blood banks and veterinary diagnostic services is suing Nestle in Santa Ana federal court for copyright infringement.Hemopet accuses Nestle's Purina PetCare unit of infringing on four patents related to determining nutritional programs for dogs and cats ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 25, 2012

    Where Do Mexican Gardeners Throw Away Their Clippings?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] And do Mexicans eat chocolate?

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Starbucks Raises Prices In China; Chinese Mad As Heck

    ​For a country where the average person, according to data from Nestle, only consumes three cups of coffee per year, the Chinese are downright pissed that Starbucks is raising prices. They took to the Internet to bemoan a two yuan price hike that the Seattle company announced last week--a change t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Hot Pocket Dispenser For Gamers

    ​Are you an intense-type gamer that gets lost in Call of Duty 3 for 12 hours at a stretch? Well, you've gotta eat some time, and to minimize that time away from the couch, Ben Heckendorn engineered this motorized Hot Pocket dispenser you can mount to your game controller. A nerd named Sandwich in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    10 Unusual Candies & Treats To Give Out On Halloween

    Edwin Goei​Would you rather not give out boring old Snickers and M&M's this year? You want to be the special house on the block that has stuff that no one else dares give away? Here are some unusual candies and treats we dug out from our blog's long-dead Wacky Snacks featurette, most of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Dueling Dishes: ¡Chocolate Mexicano!

    ​Chocolate. Drink of the Aztecs, modern-day obsession, and Mexico's second-best food gift to the world (the first, of course, is nixtamalization, which kept two entire continents from starvation).Mexican chocolate comes as a shock to those who've never had it. It's not a block of smooth, emulsifie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Report: Junk Food Companies Using Product Placement Instead of Commercials

    I loved the first Austin Powers movie--still do. Hilarious, witty, fresh. I hated the sequel--still funny, but even then in 1999 (before my great Political Revelation of Groucho Marxism), the amount of product placement was unbearable. Maybe I have to see it again to see if it was intentional or sat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    As Food Prices Rise, is an Economic Slowdown Our Only Hope?

    ​Well this is a great story: mega-chains ranging from McDonald's to Nestle, Cracker Barrel to Whole Foods, are raising their prices, not because they're trying to milk you dry, but because the cost for food is going up, up, up. Yay!The United States Department of Agriculture had already forecast t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Potheads Take Note: DiGiorno Pizza and Toll House Cookies

    ​The evolution of the Toll House cookie is not a pretty sight to see. It started as a recipe on the back of Nestle's Toll House Chocolate Chips, a recipe which I and others have committed indelibly to memory. Then they started offering phallic tubes of pre-made Toll House cookie dough in the refri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Nestlé Experimenting With Food That Makes You Full Faster & Longer

    Flickr User Tobyotter​A month ago, there was news about research that suggests you could imagine eating to eat less. This month brings another news story about how scientists are trying to break our tendency to be relentless eating machines. Nestlé--who, along being a name synonymous with c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Loretta Sanchez Makes PR Blunder List in Sex Escort Case

    ​As Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez's Republican general election opponent, Van Tran repeatedly portrayed the veteran Anaheim Democrat as an odorous floozy.And sure enough: Fineman PR, a San Francisco-based public relations firm, has included Sanchez in its 16th annual Top 10 PR Blunders List.The bl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    This Week in Food

    Christopher Victorio​  Edwin goes on a tasting tour at the Fountain Valley Cupcake Showdown and more tasty tidbits you miss this week in Stick a Fork In It after the jump!

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    ¡Ask a Comida Critic!: Great Horchata?

    ​Since we're in the midst of Latino Heritage Month, let's take a question on Mesoamerica's favorite drink! From Paul, who also asked about menudo--but we'll save that for another time:Where can I find some good horchata (not instant)?Quite a few places, actually, but don't get too impressed about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    Wacky Snacks: Nestlé Yorkie

    Edwin Goei​Name: Nestlé Yorkie Origin: U.K. Found at: Cost Plus, Santa Ana Cost: $1.49 Ingredients: Sugar, Dried whole milk, Cocoa butter, Cocoa mass, Vegetable fat, Lactose and proteins from whey, Whey Powder, Emulsifiers (Soya lecithin, E476), Butterfat, May contains traces of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Nestlé Aero

    Edwin Goei​Name: Nestlé Aero Origin: South Africa Found at: Garden Patch Market, Irvine Cost: $3.79 Ingredients: Cane sugar, full cream milk solids, cocoa mass, non-hydrogenated vegetable fat, whey powder (milk), cocoa butter, emulsifiers (soy lecithin E322, e476), flavourants.

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    Five Great Things To Drink Before Noon

    vj_pdx @ CC BY-NC-SA 2.0​Ten in the morning; you couldn't go out last night because you had to get up for some awful brunch you'd forgotten you promised to go to. The blowhard on your right side is going on at length about the Mercedes-Benz he's going to order that afternoon; the woman ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    Another E.coli Outbreak, This Time Linked To Cookie Dough

    Nestlé has issued a voluntary recall on its prepackaged, refrigerated Toll House Cookie Dough, as they may be contaminated with a severe form of E.coli. If you have any at home, chuck it out.The recall doesn't include Nestlé Toll House morsels, chocolate baking bars, cocoa or Dreyer's and Edy's ic ... More >>

  • Food

    March 1, 2007
  • Food

    November 2, 2006

    This Hole-in-the-Wall Life

    The Beauty of Boerewors at the African Hut

  • Food

    October 12, 2006

    This Hole-in-the-Wall Life

    Edible Pillows at Rivera Mexican Food

  • Food

    January 26, 2006

    !Ay, Mi Estomago!

    Orange Countys 61 best Latino restaurantes

  • Features

    August 25, 2005

    Fat Like Me

    A pigs-eye view of the Happiest Place on Earth

  • News

    July 14, 2005

    Special on Sambo, Aisle Dos!

    Picking apart racist caricatures at Orange County Latino grocery stores

  • Music

    February 3, 2005

    The Times, They Are A-Samening

    KC and the Sunshine Band: a light that will never go out

  • Culture

    April 3, 2003

    White Like Me

    Watch as Tyler Stallings and the Laguna Art Museum modestly boast yet another ridiculously giant blockbuster!

  • Unknown

    July 4, 2002
  • News

    May 16, 2002
  • News

    August 16, 2001

    Little. Yellow. Different

    Aliso Creek is polluted. Aliso Beach tests clean. No ones sure why

  • Food

    December 21, 2000

    Tacos and a Side of Tacos

    Fine dining under $4

  • Culture

    June 15, 2000

    Thats Not Nice!

    Cheap shots at good people