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  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Dueling Dishes: Battle Lobster Roll

    The Lobsta Truck's lobster roll with mayo​For a long time, Orange County was a wasteland where no lobster rolls dared come. We saw Guy Fieri shoving toasted split-top buns full of succulent sea-cucaracha meat into his pointy blond head, and some of us who spent summers in Atlantic Canada or New En ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    420 Quiz! Name This Day in Pot History

    ​If you're a bonafide stoner, you already know what 4:20 pm, especially on a Friday afternoon, is all about. The less said about that the better.But do you know what happened on this day exactly 100 years ago? Here's a hint: it happened in Massachusetts and it involved pot, although that's not wha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    Lobsta Truck's OC Debut TODAY!!​Let's finish our trio of luxe lonchera updates with this: Michelle told you two weeks ago about the Lobsta Truck coming to Orange County. Starting today, they'll be dropping anchor in our local waters. Turn the page for the locations!

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Lobsta Truck Coming To OC

    Lobsta Truck​Many luxe loncheras originate in LA and then slowly make their way down the map to OC (hurry--we're hungry!), but here's one that's truly worth the wait.  Lobsta Truck announced on Twitter that it's launching an OC truck later this month. Yay!

  • Food

    April 7, 2011

    Commonwealth Lounge and Grill Bring Fullerton Flavor

    The concept has spearheaded the revival of downtown Fullerton. But will it work in Zooport?

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Where Can Out-of-Towners Get Drunk for This Weekend's NCAA Men's Basketball Western Regional Championship?

    ​From Andrea and Chasen:So we should do something and tell all the people visiting Anaheim for our part of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament where to go eat and get drunk that's not too far away.Rest of the Weeklings, who don't follow sports save for Ted, Matt, and I: (Silence).Me: But the Hond ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Best of the West Chowderfest -- March 12

    ​ It's a good thing we're on the West coast, or else we might have to tell you about the Beast of the East Chowderfeast. But instead, Long Beach's Aquarium of the Pacific hosts this chowder competition at their 7th Annual Sustainable Seafood Day. Besides, as Californians, we're freed of New Engla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    On The Line: Dean Simon of Bruxie, Part One

    Christopher Victorio​If you've not heard of Bruxie, the waffle sandwich shop in Orange, time to catch up. We've reviewed it. Twice. We had slideshows, blog entries, the works. And it's not even a food truck. Now we go more in depth with Dean Simon, one of the owners as he goes On The Line. S ... More >>

  • Film

    December 23, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Five Great Regional Burgers McDonald's Offers That They Should Offer Everywhere

    Flickr user fugutabetai syashin​If you spent your youth with the McRib, you're just happier than a hog in slop right now with the re-launch of that sandwich at every US McDonald's franchise. I admit it: I liked them as kid, but I've since learned about real barbecue, and welcomed the news with a s ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 4, 2010

    Daddy Long Legs

    La Mirada Theatre

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Honda Center Debuts Revamped Food Offerings

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyArena food tastes better when garnished with Canuck tears.​Q: What's better than an awesome cheesesteak at OC's home of hockey?A: An awesome cheesesteak with a Ducks home victory on top. Cue the Bro Hymn!

  • Calendar

    October 7, 2010

    San Clemente Seafest

    San Clemente Pier

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Thomas Michio Taniguchi Learns it Pays to Discover--and That Crime Does Not Pay

    ​It pays to discover. In fact, Thomas Michio Taniguchi, who is already sitting a state prison cell serving a four-year term for credit-card fraud, just discovered he will be paying another seven years behind bars for his Discover Card misuse at 33 Orange County locations.The 50-year-old former Nor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    New York Times OC Beach Advice is a Bust

    ​Poor Whitney Lomazow.She recently moved to Irvine from the Midwest and decided to turn to a dubious source for advice on which Orange County beaches to visit:The New York Times.That's like asking Betty White which skateboard to buy.

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    13 Reasons Gilchrist's Push for an Arizona SB1070 Law in Rhode Island Makes Sense

    ​Jim Gilchrist, the Aliso Viejo founder of the Minuteman Project, sent a letter to supporters announcing the group's push to bring an "Arizona-type law" to Rhode Island."The Minuteman Project," he writes, "is going to do everything they can to proclaim Rhode Island and New England as the new fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Visit A Bar, Catch A Lobster... Maybe

    Courtesy of CA Lobster Zone​"Have you ever played the lobster game?" "The lobster game?" "Yeah, the kind with the claw." "Is this some kind of sick pick-up line? If it is, you need more help than I can give you."

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    Detroit Bar Owner Jon Reiser Shares A Secret

    Danielle Bacher​Even if you don't know him by name, you've probably attended at least one show at a Jon Reiser venue in the past decade. He owns Detroit Bar with Dan Bradley, Diego Velasco, David Hastie, Mike Harris and Scott Hamilton (who also own all Memphis Restaurants and Tin Lizzie Salo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2009

    Gettin' Made: Maxin' and Relaxin'

    Ahhhhh, Monday morning. Settle back into your 9-5 cubicle job, grab a cup of tea, it's time to surf the internet!   FemininiTea by Herban Lifestyle​Did you know you can find herbal teas (that people make themselves!) on Etsy? Herban Lifestyle is one Etsy seller doing just that, providi ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 6, 2008
  • Film

    February 14, 2008
  • Film

    June 28, 2007

    New Reviews

    We recommend: Eagle Vs. Shark, Ratatouille, Sicko, Strike

  • Culture

    June 7, 2007

    That's Not Fair

    As the memoir boom winds down, authors are training their sights on sis and bro

  • Culture

    January 11, 2007

    Personality Crisis

    The characters in To Forgive, Divine dont know who they are

  • Culture

    December 21, 2006


    The equestrian wardrobe staple and real winter clothing

  • Film

    June 15, 2006

    Hitchy Hilarity

    OnDVD: The Trouble With Harry: Collector's Edition

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2006

    Rohrabacher, Big Oil: a Match Made in Hell

    Ah, Huntington Beach with its smelly smokestacks, oily bathtub-ring-like shoreline and human waste bobbing in the ocean. What's not to love? Your congressman, the esteemed Dana Rohrabacher (R-Abramoff), certainly showed he's got your back, Surf City-zens, as he voted just last night to let those poo ... More >>

  • Film

    December 15, 2005

    New Film Reviews

    Cape of Good Hope, The Family Stone, Finding Home, Neil N' Nikki

  • Culture

    October 6, 2005

    Hitchcocki, Hell and Trout Fishing

    Ten theatrical reasons you aint going nowhere till spring

  • News

    August 11, 2005

    Bomb Voyage

    Cops say wannabe doctor faces charges in UCI bomb hoax

  • Film

    March 11, 2004

    Things Change

    In Spartan, Mamets off his game

  • Film

    December 18, 2003

    A Rheum of Ones Own

    The creaky displeasures of Mona Lisa Smile and Calendar Girls

  • Film

    December 11, 2003

    Connect the Dolts

    The Farrelly brothers attempt incredible two-headed genre transplant

  • Columns

    November 27, 2003

    Flip the Bird This Thanksgiving

    Coincidentally, Clammy-Condom Chowder Claims Cloud Courts

  • News

    November 27, 2003

    Fish-Free Sea

    You may live to see it in your lifetime

  • News

    September 11, 2003


    Schwarzenegger gets OCs nuts excited

  • Music

    April 17, 2003
  • Film

    November 28, 2002

    Secret Agent Men

    The Quiet American and the explosive Mr. Bond

  • News

    November 21, 2002
  • Music

    May 2, 2002

    Waiting for the Great Leap Forward

    No one can kill Billy Bragg

  • Music

    November 22, 2001

    Guitar Revelation

    Duke Robillard is genius on the six strings, but this Boz Scaggs character can eat Buddys shorts

  • Unknown

    September 27, 2001

    La Habra

    Discount capital of OC

  • Film

    April 12, 2001

    Blow Didnt Blow

    Johnny Depp at his best as a lovable scumbag

  • Features

    February 1, 2001

    Holy Mackerel!

    We came, we saw seafood, we ate it, we left

  • Music

    June 15, 2000

    The Other Sir Duke

    And blame Canada for Ray Condo and Pete Turland

  • Columns

    June 8, 2000

    One Year, Two Summers

    Real life in Southern California

  • Culture

    March 30, 2000
  • Food

    March 16, 2000

    Eat Cheap

    Part Two

  • Features

    January 6, 2000


    Re-creating Danas travels

  • News

    April 22, 1999

    West Coast Wrap

    East vs. West in ultimate cyber death match

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