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  • Blogs

    January 1, 2013

    On The Line: Kurt Schaeffer of Back Bay Bistro, Part One

    We interview chefs for two reasons. For those already familiar with their cuisine, it gives diners an opportunity to get to know the chef on a more personal level. Those who haven't been to their establishment are able to understand the individual in the kitchen. If they like what they read, it moti ... More >>

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    October 11, 2012

    PART ONE: OC Weekly Best Of Readers Poll 2012: The Good, the Bad, and the WTF?

    Today is the release of our annual Best Of issue, our fantabulous guide to all things wonderful about this infernal land. For the purposes of ustedes, you only care about the food section, and you can peruse it here. But what's always interesting to us is the Readers Poll: will our faithful fans be ... More >>

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    June 27, 2011

    Five Alternatives to California Pizza Kitchen's 1160-Calorie Thai Crunch Salad

    Chasen Marshall/OC Weekly​The excellent Men's Health series called "Eat This, Not That" made its bones by mocking the atrocious nutritional bomb CPK sold as a "Thai Crunch Salad." In its original incarnation, it contained 2,238 calories if you added the heart-healthy avocado option.Shamed by this, ... More >>

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    November 16, 2010

    Nativo Lopez Slammed by Court For Calling Frozen Food Company "Racist"

    Nativo Lopez​Nativo Lopez, Orange County's most controversial political activist, helped organize a 2009 protest against a Southern California frozen food company and distributed leaflets branding the business a "racist employer" because it fired almost 300 warehouse workers who'd provided fake So ... More >>

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    February 15, 2010

    The Five Hardest Foods To Give Up For Lent

    tea_time @ CC BY-NC-SA 2.0​Ash Wednesday, lovingly known as Dirty Forehead Day, is this week. For Christians, this marks a time of penance and sacrifice before Easter. One of the common practices is to give something cherished up during Lent. Some things are very easy ("I won't eat frog ... More >>