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  • Food

    April 26, 2012

    The Hobbit Is Orange County's Precious

    From the wine-cellar hors d'oeuvres to the seventh course, this homage to Bilbo Baggins is the Disneyland of dining

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    On the Line: Peter Serantoni of Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen, Part One

    While most chefs generally stay within close proximity of their restaurant (even when they're not on duty), our most recent crop of subjects consists of jet-setters. Take Peter Serantoni, who splits his time between northern and southern California. With our misaligned work schedules, I tolerate Ora ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Talking Yelp App Now Available on Some BMWs

    ​Over the past few years, car navigation systems featuring Zagat has been made available on some luxury car models like Mercedez-Benz and Lexus. Meanwhile, Toyota's new Entune system partnered up with to offer restaurant ratings and reservations on the go.

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    The Hobbit in Orange Makes OpenTable's 100 Best Restaurants for 2011

    The Hobbit website​Restauranteurs might loathe them, but diners love OpenTable. Over the years, it's evolved into its own app and even allowed members to submit ratings and reviews. A San Francisco-based company, we can only imagine the hate mail it received when it released its Diners' Choice: To ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Five Great Times to Get Things Done Based on Daily Food Cycles

    Flickr user Spring Dew​Never enough time in the day, is there? I stay up late, wake up early and was the "busiest unemployed person," according to my husband. There are articles that talk extensively about time management, but I like simple guidelines--and if you can anchor them to the cycles of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Vartan Abgaryan to Head to L.A.'s Test Kitchen

    ​Chef Vartan Abgaryan of A Restaurant in Newport Beach will take up residence at Test Kitchen L.A. on Saturday, September 4.Test Kitchen L.A. is a dedicated space in West L.A. where chefs can take up residence for one day or several, testing new recipes on diners who are not friends, family or bus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    Schrodinger's Restaurant: Is Chimayo Open or Closed?

    ​UPDATED with the official status of the restaurant."Didn't you say Chimayo closed?" asked my wife."Yeah, Edwin blogged about it. They closed right before Christmas.""So why would they buy a print ad for New Year's Eve?"Sure enough, on page 19 of the New Year's Eve guide in this week's print editi ... More >>