Every Monday, Clay Oven Irvine executive chef/owner Geeta Bansal shares an interview that she's done with some of the heavyweights of European cooking. Today, she regales us with a visit to Peru, where Virgilio Martinez is currently the toast of the country's cooking scene. Enjoy!
See the update at the end of this post identifying the victim.ORIGINAL POST, APRIL 11, 9:13 A.M.: Fifteen years ago or so, picking up my son at a friend's home, I stepped onto a skateboard in the driveway and was promptly thrown on my ass. It was then I realized skateboards should have an expiration ... More >>
For the past 18 years, faithful readers of the OC Weekly have counted on our music section for the continuous cycle of sniffing out the local albums. It goes something like this: We search for them (yeah, we get a shit ton in the mail too), we listen to them, separate the wheat from the chaff, remin ... More >>
Each of the South Orange County Community College District's two main campuses is dealing with the recent tragic death of a beloved student.Irvine Valley College adult learner Mikel Anthony Williams, 55, became the 10th murder victim in Anaheim on Aug. 30. Newly enrolled Saddleback College student C ... More >>
Dash over after school, leave work early or put off the unemployment line: I have your Wednesday afternoon and evening planned for you, to be spent at the Newport Beach Film Festival.First, at 4 p.m. at Island Cinemas, you'll be checking out Mosquita y Mari,
a gentle drama about two high school gir ... More >>
This week, class-conscious literary star and local girl makes good Victoria Patterson makes bad, very bad, or at least naughty in this, OC Bookly's first author interview. Patterson, whose take on alienation, greed and South County luxury-life mores comes with plenty of winning characterization, sty ... More >>
Our upcoming cover story on the Aquabats and their new TV show for the Hub, The Aquabats! Super Show! debuting this weekend led to a ton of research on Christian Jacobs, aka MC Bat Commander, Aquabats frontman and co-creator of Yo Gabba Gabba. One of the more interesting things about him (and the ... More >>
Eddie Solis wasn't kidding when he told us that he enjoys taking public transportation in
the city. The LA native (proudly from Boyle Heights, yo!) Says traffic, instead of being "harsh" and
"time-consuming," is "fun." And he put his money where his mouth is in The New Los Angeles, reissued wit ... More >>
UPDATE, JULY 28, 3:12 P.M.: Convicted murderer Harry Lloyd Howard's parole hearing was delayed indefinitely Wednesday.The 47-year-old, who beat an Anaheim liquor store owner to death with a skateboard in 1989, reportedly sought the postponement, but it was not because he saw the legal stars align ... More >>
Get outta the way, bitch!
It's gettin' cold out there! Thankfully fun doesn't hibernate until spring in Orange County. But just in case you spent the weekend hiding beneath your blankets, let us fill you in on what you missed. Chris Victorio's weekend literally skated ... More >>
Photo from Ryan Sheckler's MySpace pageRyan Sheckler with one of the spoils of his success.Matthew Mercuro, the 36-year-old chief financial officer for fellow San Clemente resident Ryan Sheckler's businesses, was arrested and charged today with embezzling more than $365,000 from the 19-year-old p ... More >>
“Luckiest Day of the Century!”: Jumped out of bed this morning, rushed to the online Vegas papers and expected to read all about our nation's newest millionaires who cashed in on 7-7-07. There was not one big winner story in either local daily. Instead, I read about likely casinos profits fro ... More >>
Apparel News has an interesting story on Costa Mesa-based RVCA's first retail store which will open in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district in July.
Deborah Belgum, senior editor at the publication, writes that "up until now, the company's line of vintage-wash T-shirts, jeans, shorts, fleece hoo ... More >>