• Food

    February 6, 2014

    Solita: A Little Bit of SOL

    This great Huntington Beach place is Deborah Schneider's follow-up to her pioneering Newport Beach Mexican restaurant

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Friday 3/16/2012

    If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the chaos, Village Voice Media's roving music editors have selected t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Study: Restaurant Noise Can Make Your Food Taste Bad

    Flickr User JohnBurkeThought your meal at that last restaurant tasted off? Blame the screaming baby over in the next booth. Found that the burger at the bar last night wasn't as flavorful as usual? Maybe the jukebox was too loud. According to an article (and podcast) by Scientific American, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Five Explanations For the French Paradox

    Flickr user stuckincustoms​If you've never heard the term "French paradox", it's used to refer to the concept that French people, who are as a rule slim and svelte, seem to eat whatever they want: tons of white bread, cheese, butter, bacon, and far too much dessert for their own good. Everything f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Chips In Cup

    Edwin Goei​ Name: Chips In Cup Origin: Korea Found at: H-Mart, Irvine Cost: On sale: 2 for $2.49 Ingredients: Wheat Flour, Sugar, Chocochip, Coconut Powder, Shortening, Egg Powder, Cream Powder, Salt, Acid Agent.

  • Food

    January 15, 2009
  • Features

    August 9, 2007

    2007: a Comic-Con Odyssey

    Or, How I learned to stop worrying and love sleep deprivation, huge crowds and wonderful toys

  • Culture

    April 12, 2007


    Locating thing(s)

  • Columns

    February 7, 2002
  • Music

    January 25, 2001
  • Music

    February 10, 2000

    The A&R Man Clappeth

    Primus heavy, funky kook