Shawn Gole

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2013

    10 Great Desserts in OC and Long Beach

    You know the feeling: when they come around after you've demolished your meal, asking if you have room for dessert. You want something sweet to round off the night, but the dessert menu is the same tired list of cheesecakes and molten lava cakes that aren't even made there. So you lie, tell the wait ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2013

    Reminder: 'I Love Poke' Hawaiian Food Festival at Don the Beachcomber is TOMORROW!

    As Michelle wrote back in April, The "I Love Poke" Festival is coming back to OC at Don the Beachcomber. This post is a reminder that the event is tomorrow, June 5 from 6 p.m.-9 p.m.. The cost is $55, which is kind of pricey, but it's cheaper than a flight to Hawaii, and does include tastings from e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    No. 17: Sashimi Sandwich at North Shore Poke Company

    The picture you see above is crappy, and it shows only a quarter cut. The sandwich isn't much to look at anyway. Its appearance isn't important. What's important is that it is possibly the best dish at North Shore Poke Company, which is little more than a cold station with the proprietor, Shawn Gole ... More >>

  • Food

    April 12, 2012

    North Shore Poke Co. Has a Poke-Man

    Shawn Gole's Huntington Beach restaurant finally gives the Hawaiian standard its full, undivided attention