A map to all of our fine craft breweries, liquor stores and pubs pouring the good stuff!
"Your children are not your children. They are the sons and the daughters of life's longing for itself. They come through you but they are not from you. And though they are with you they belong not to you." Sweet Honey in the Rock, the great a cappella Civil Rights-lovin' all-woman, all-African Amer ... More >>
[Crossing the Line] New laws in dozens of states could take out Barack Obama this fall
FoxBehold! The Simpsons' 500th episode is upon us! The show, titled "At Long Last Leave," entails the Simpson family being evicted from Springfield. When Marge and Homer try to sneak back into town, they're shunned by former neighbors and friends. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange stars as himself ... More >>
[Hole In the Wall] The famous rotisserie-chicken purveyor opens its first restaurant . . . in Irvine?!
What other Pexican delights are out there?My post on putting must-o-musir (otherwise known as Persian yogurt shallot dip) on fish tacos caught the attention of our art director Laila, who's of Persian and Mexican descent and calls herself a Pexican--HA! She told me that not only does her family u ... More >>
Cedric the Entertainer is more than just, well, an entertainer. For years, the man has mastered the art of comedy. He's been on Broadway, directs and acts. Cedric keeps his head on with a hat line called "Who Ced?." With two major movies to look out for this year, Larry Crowe and Selma, it's ... More >>
It's not Orange County, but the Hollywood Farmer's Market is a Southern California institution, one that draws tens of thousands of people to the corner of Selma and Ivar avenues--and more than a few of them are from Orange County. I know of one local chef in particular, who's going to wow the st ... More >>
Doubt asks deep, painful questions
WEB EXCLUSIVE! Breathe easy, Simpsons fans. The movie is eeeexellent
Living with Dogville
Mavis Staples, touched by God
The final 24 hours of Martin Luther King Jr.
UCI screens the anti-genre
Dancer in the Darks beautiful agony