Scott Brandon is no stranger to the restaurant scene, but he will be making his Old Towne Orange debut next month, as LinX is ready to rock and roll. Scott made time to answer our burning questionnaire, and well, you've been warned. This chef interview is rated PG-13 for adult language.Your earliest ... More >>
The Los Angeles Press Club has recognized the Weekly with three award nominations for their fifth National Entertainment Journalism Awards. The awards ceremony will also honor Jane Fonda with their first Visionary Award (as introduced by Robert Redford) on Nov. 18th at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Ange ... More >>
Three Seventy Common is where you'd want your friends to go drinking, even when they're not with you. The restaurant has set up this drink board, you see, where anyone can buy anyone else a drink on a future-based rolling credit system. Let's say you want to buy me one: just pay for it, and tell the ... More >>
When 15 accomplished chefs are given carte blanche to serve swine, you know it's time to make a reservation. Chef Amar Santana of Broadway and Bobby Navarro of 100eats100days.com fully intend to make your visit memorable, all while raising funds for culinary scholarships. The inaugural PigOut 1.0 is ... More >>
A trio of recipes come together to create this non-traditional surf & turf. Hey, there's even veg included! Satisfy a savory craving or save for an occasion when you want to impress. All that's missing is a cocktail. If you can't make Uncommon Mondays, we highly recommend their Sunday Suppers: t ... More >>
Sharing the same first name with a co-worker can be confusing, but Three Seventy Common's Ryan Adams also gets mistaken for a rock star. Wait, is that good or bad? His love of surfing, fast cars, welding and gardening make him a Renaissance man. Oh, and somewhere he finds time to cook.Read our inter ... More >>
When interviewing a chef at their establishment, there's always the possibility that we'll be interrupted by one of their staff and our meeting will be cut short. In the case of Ryan Adams, it was quite the contrary. He assured us that interruptions wouldn't occur in their private dining room (a.k.a ... More >>
SoCal native Donavon Frankenreiter is scheduled to play Catalina.com and KROQ's ROQ N' SURF summer concerts series on the water. Pepper, rock n' rhythm roots band, will headline the first date, Saturday, June 16, with support from Long Beach-based singer songwriter, Josh Fischel, and The Fiction. ... More >>
Burgerama: OFF!, Ty Segall, White Fence, FIDLAR The Observatory March 24, 2012 Saturday night the Fullerton-based label/store hybrid Burger Records put together an impressive bill at The Observatory. The mini-festival took note of the garage-punk sound that is being heard all over Southern Califo ... More >>
Wow, 2011 sure went by fast. And while our most popular posts had all the elements that make up the Interwebz (cats, Kreayshawn and Lil Wayne all made the list) we found that our biggest hits are made up of solid news coverage. Read on to see our most popular posts of 2011!
Meranda CarterEnd-of-year lists like these are fun to do, but hard to write because it is always difficult to just pick 5 of anything, let alone restaurants in a year full of great meals. This year, I used the same measuring stick as last year: in picking my five, I asked myself this question: "W ... More >>
The former Sorrento Grill brings affordability to Laguna Beach with its Sunday meals
[Mental Notes] An inside look at his taping session for KCRW
Like it or not, the holiday season is upon us. As we all know, the big kick-off is Black Friday, when everyone shakes off the inevitable Thanksgiving food coma and hits the streets to forage for the best deals on gifts for friends and family. Rather than heading to the nearest mall to wait in hel ... More >>
First, we told you what OC record stores are having Black Friday Record Store Day sales. Now, we're letting you know what RSD releases you should look out for. Here are 15 essential Black Friday Record Store Day releases you might be able to score this Friday. (No guarantees, though -- most of th ... More >>
Lilledeshan BoseNo photos allowed! This time, he wore a Slayer shirt.Ryan AdamsNovember 16th, 2011Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio taping for KCRWHaving witnessed Ryan Adams at the Balboa Theater in San Diego nearly a month ago, It still ranks as one of my top shows of the year. Ryan Adams's ... More >>
Viento Y Agua
Record Store Day is giving fans a few limited releases to tide them over until the annual April event. The event, which saw it's 30th anniversary this year, is dedicated to independent record retailers and supported by artists and fans alike. A handful of new records will be released on Nov. 25, ... More >>
Lilledeshan BoseNo photos allowed, so I drew him insteadRyan AdamsBalboa Theater, San DiegoOct. 11, 2011Sometimes I feel like audiences need a primer for Ryan Adams concerts. There will be no laughing, singing along out loud or clapping in time with the songs; there will be no screaming out song ... More >>
Laguna Beachers might already be know Ryan Adams. He was the executive chef at Sorrento Grille until it folded a month ago after 23 years in business. Sorrento Grille may be gone, but Adams is staying put. As well he should. He bought the place and is building a new restaurant on the spot called ... More >>
Dave Green of the Brit band the Filthy Souls is performing at the House of Blues in Anaheim tomorrow; he talks to OC Weekly about what his performance is like without the band and working with Bishop Lamont.
The Grove of Anaheim
Acclaimed alt-country creepy person Ryan Adams posted the above CD cover on his Facebook wall a couple hours ago, labeling it his "Album of the Day."
Ryan Bingham & the Dead Horses Riding into Orange CountyAlt-country singer/songwriter Ryan Bingham, who won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for the "The Weary Kind (Theme From Crazy Heart)" last night, performs June 19 at the Verizon Amphitheater in Irvine. And that's good news.We're a ... More >>
Woven delicately and deft in purpose, Eugene and the 1914's Troubles EP proves that serene, no-frills songwriting will always satisfy the soul, especially in the face of a storm. And Troubles definitely qualifies as inspired rainy day music. The EP is officially released next month, but ... More >>
Despite the conventional wisdom that tells us that Sunday nights are meant for sleep, it's good to see that the crowd at Alex's Bar continues to know better. Opting to drain every last drop of weekend fun from the seventh day, fans of Dusty Rhodes and the River Band, Olin & the Moon, Yellow R ... More >>
It may be late Friday afternoon, but there's still some stuff to talk about. Like a couple of big new shows coming our way.
It was announced this morning during day one of the FOUR DAY DISNEY EXTRAVAGANZA THAT IS D23 EXPO! that former pop star (and current wife of alt-country rocker Ryan Adams) Mandy Moore will lend her voice to the title character in the 3D-animated Rapunzel. Directed by Byron Howard (Pocahontas, Mul ... More >>
In terms of maintaining a prolific pace, Ryan Adams ain't got shit on Costa Mesa's the Growlers, who last year released a 25-song record cheekily called Greatest Hits, and have subsequently released multiple volumes of their Couples series, each with two to seven songs on them.The band explaining th ... More >>
In case you didn't realize how shitty the people in front of you were driving on your way to work this morning, or that the shoulders of your hoodie are exceptionally moist, I just though I'd inform you that it's raining. Now if your iPod is worth its weight, you should probably have a decent stack ... More >>
Last Night: Oasis, Ryan Adams & The Cardinals, Matt Costa at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, Dec. 4th, 2008.Better Than: Fighting with your brother.Download: New single "I'm Outta Time" from the album Dig Out Your Soul at the Oasis MySpace.Anglophiles filled the Staples Center Thursday to watch ... More >>
Ryan Adams performs at UCLA's Royce Hall tonight. We don't have to go north to know it'll kick ass. Weekly web photographer Christopher Victorio caught Adams and The Cardinals at San Diego's Spreckles Theater on Jan 19 and said it "was one of the best shows I'd been to, and it wasn't the box seat I ... More >>
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The rock & roll tragedies that should have been
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