Regis Resort

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    On the Line: The Men of the Burnt Truck, Part Two

    Photo by Meranda CarterPaul Cao and Phi Nguyen ​Our truckin' trio (Paul Cao, Phi Nguyen and Minh Pham) continue their On the Line interview as we inquire about the Burnt Truck's story behind its name, as well as how often they get carded. If you're wondering where Minh is in our photos, he's about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    On The Line: John Cuevas of The Crow Bar and Kitchen, Part One

    Photo by Kevin Lara  ​Meet John Cuevas, the James Beard-nominated new chef at The Crow Bar and Kitchen, who was previously cooking at Muse at Montage Beverly Hills as its Executive Chef.  He's no stranger to OC though, having worked at St. Regis Resort in Dana Point and The Lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Aloha, AIG Effect?

    ​We've blogged previously (including here and here) about the "AIG effect"--the booking-erasing phenomenon hotels and resorts suffered after 100 top American International Group salespeople were wined and dined for a week in September 2008 at the swanky St. Regis Resort in Monarch Beach--just da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    OC Phenomeon Blamed for Ritz-Carlton Las Vegas Closure

    Dealer goes bust!​The 338-room Ritz-Carlton Las Vegas opened in 2003 in then-fast-growing South Nevada community of Lake Las Vegas, 17 miles from the Strip. The AAA Five Diamond, Mediterranean-styled, $170 million hotel boasts vine-covered trellises and balconies, balustrades, shaded loggias and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    2010 OC Restaurant Week Participants Announced

    ​The OC Restaurant Association came out with their final list of participants for the 2010 OC Restaurant Week taking place February 28th - March 6th. As it seems they signed on virtually every restaurant in existence, perhaps an easier thing to do would be to list who's NOT participating.  ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Dana Point's Beautiful Bridge To Semi-Nowhere Opens

    Giant ceremonial scissors made an appearance along Pacific Coast Highway in Dana Point this morning, as members of the city council and OC Board of Supervisors member Pat Bates dedicated a brand new pedestrian bridge.It's not just a pedestrian bridge, though. It's "beautification." It's a "great wor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    It's a Quick Read 27

    Orange County Register: Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement agents, Inglewood police and members of a multi-agency task force surveilling Gerardo Medina Hernandez say they watched him pull packages from two compartments built into the front wheel wells of his 2005 Volkswagen sport utility ve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2008

    Road Builders Union to Surf Industry: Fuck Off!

    The Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council issued an ultimatum to the Aliso Viejo-based Surf Industry Manufacturers Association: stop sponsoring environmental groups opposed to the 241 Foothill-South toll road or face the mighty wrath of more than 100,000 union workers ... More >>

  • News

    August 28, 2008
  • Calendar

    May 22, 2008

    Great Shoes!

    Sex and the City 
at the St. Regis Resort

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2008

    Have Money, Will Vote: How Carlos Bustamante Pays Back Donors

    Part dos of 3... Every day, we drive by City Place, the unfinished development across the street from MainPlace Mall with cool live/work lofts and horrid restaurants (seriously: McCormick & Schmidt's and Corner Bakery as the anchor tenants??? Can't wait 'til Mother's Market opens to save us from th ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 19, 2007


    You could run Ask an Asian From Garden Grove. Tee-hee. Or Ask an African-American Who Hates Watermelon

  • News

    June 28, 2007

    Protesters Don't Rattle Vietnam's President

    In OC, an affable Nguyen Minh Triet seeks to heal ‘old wounds’

  • Features

    December 28, 2006

    Meat You in Heaven

    OCs top five new restaurants and other random observations

  • Food

    March 16, 2006

    He Fights for Your Right to Pate

    Michael Mina leads St. Regis through the resort wars with Stonehill Tavern

  • Features

    October 20, 2005
  • Features

    May 19, 2005
  • Food

    April 28, 2005
  • Food

    January 27, 2005

    High-Class Slumming

    Low lights, small plates and big flavors at Motif

  • Food

    September 30, 2004

    Good Breakfast, Fab Lunch, Great Dinner

    The Dining Day at the Irvine Hyatt Regencys 6ix Park Grill