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  • Blogs

    June 4, 2014

    Caffè Bene, South Korean Coffee Chain, To Open in Irvine

    A reader e-mailed me this yesterday: "Since you had the scoop on Burntzilla coming to the Trader Joe's shopping center, I'm wondering if you know what might be going in the space across the street that used to be Seattle's Best Coffee? The Quizno's that was next door to that just closed as well and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2013

    Mooyah, A Texas Burger Chain, Announces Plans To Conquer Southern California

    If you think it's already a crowded fast-casual burger scene out there with the recent proliferation of Five Guys, The Habit, and Smashburger along with our indigenous favorite, In-N-Out; get ready for one more. Southern California, say howdy to Mooyah, an outfit that hails from Texas and boasts 24 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    Long Beach Lunch: Rocco's Deli Italiano

    Gruff New Yorker attitudes don't last long on the laid-back, breezy streets of Long Beach, but there is always room for a cured-meat-filled, Italian-style sandwich with some East Coast sass. Signal Hill's Rocco's Deli Italiano just opened a second location in the East Village Arts District, and its ... More >>

  • Food

    January 17, 2013

    Earl of Sandwich Is Hardly Upper Crust

    Downtown Disney is the latest conquest by the growing chain

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    The Five Best Food Categories For Control Freaks

    We thought it was just us-- the satisfaction felt after explaining exactly how our entree should be prepared. It's the Sally Albright syndrome. Although we quickly learned that if you don't like the selection, order something else. Changing a chef's interpretation of a dish means you've messed with ... More >>

  • Food

    September 20, 2012

    Battle DIY Pizzas!

    We compare and contrast the pies and the service at Pieology, the Pizza Press and Blaze Pizza

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    Saladworks Is the Love Child of Chipotle and Quiznos

    The server gesticulated with one hand, palm up like Vanna White, at the long, geometrically pleasing, fanatically clean salad bar before her. "You get your lettuce and then any five toppings and one dressing included," she said. "You can add more ingredients for 79 cents each, or you can have one of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    Five Shitty Corporate Ripoffs of Regional Food Favorites

    ProfessorSalt.comWhat real bagels should look like​ You know what bugs me about chain restaurants? It's the way they co-opt the names of distant regional foods and market their shitty versions as the real thing to people in a different part of the world who don't know any different and grow up thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Eat Here, Not There: Cuban Sandwiches

    ProfessorSalt.comDeSimone's Cuban Sandwich​ Can you get a proper medianoche sandwich in Orange County? Orange County, Florida certainly. Here in our Orange Acres? Not so many places make this specialty. You know where you can easily find one? Quiznos. No, really, stop laughing. In this edition, w ... More >>

  • Food

    September 8, 2011

    Get Yourself to Kentro Greek Kitchen

    The Fullerton eatery is lightning-quick, modern and delicious

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    Eat Here, Not There: Meatball Subs

    Edwin GoeiThis is the Meatball Sub from Harry's Deli.​Subway. You can't get away from it. Airports. Wal-Marts. Gas stations. They're everywhere. It far outnumbers any other fast food chain--the largest single-brand chain in world. It's bigger than McDonald's. Drive a few blocks anywhere in ci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Kyochon in Stanton Shutters...And Other Restaurant Closures

    Edwin Goei​There's one less Korean fried chicken joint in OC these days. Kyochon, which opened sometime in the summer of 2008 inside Stanton's Freshia Market, has recently closed up shop.

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    Why Food Trucks Are Not Evil

    desserttruck.comPlease, please, PLEASE come to OC, Dessert Truck!​Nancy Luna (the Fast Food Maven) is someone whose writing I admire, and she scoops absolutely everything about fast food in OC. I know that when the Buttermilk Truck or the Grilled Cheese Truck or any of the other, suddenly-fashiona ... More >>

  • Food

    September 3, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    Top Five Lunch Trucks I'd Like To See Roving Orange County

    Edwin Goei ​ After my friends and I saw the ridiculously long line at the Kogi stop in Costa Mesa this past Saturday, we turned around and left to have some Taco Mesa. But I got to thinking, what other foods might do well in Orange County via lonchera (other than tacos, which are already a s ... More >>

  • Food

    May 21, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 3, 2008

    Fast Food Review: Quizno's Prime Rib Ranchero

    My darling poblano pepper, Please forgive me for ignoring you all these many years. I'd heard your name spoken, but I'm afraid it meant little to me. We white boys can sometimes fear the spiciness of the unknown...even when I moved to Santa Ana, and saw you in my grocery store for the first time, I ... More >>

  • Film

    January 4, 2007

    New Reviews

    Code Name: The Cleaner; Freedom Writers; Happily N'Ever After; Thr3e

  • Features

    October 20, 2005
  • Features

    September 27, 2001

    Rancho Santa Margarita

    City of the Big Boxes

  • Food

    September 16, 1999

    Pleasure and Plein

    Lunch for the belly and soul