• Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    Gin-Gin Mule at Orange Hill, Our Drink of the Week!

    Being one of a few restaurants in OC that's perched on a high-enough mound of earth, Orange Hill is still, after all these years, making a killing on that view. The valet is still mandatory and if you eat at the actual restaurant, it's going to cost you about $40 for a 14-ounce New York steak and an ... More >>

  • Film

    May 9, 2013

    'The Great Gatsby': Beautiful, Damned

    Baz Luhrmann's sometimes great, but not always good, adaption of the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel

  • Film

    February 7, 2013

    'Side Effects' May Induce Queasy Pleasure

    Steven Soderbergh's 'final' film is well-worth risking

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2011

    This Week In Food: The Racist Chinese Restaurant in Dubai, The Holiday Bruxie and Eating Baby Jesus via Riverfront Times​A very merry Christmas to you and yours from us here at OC Weekly! Enjoy all of the highlights from Stick A Fork In It this week in this blog entry and we'll see you after the holidays!

  • Music

    May 5, 2011

    Record Stores Revinylize OC

    The vinyl boom is fueling a resurgence of record retailers

  • Culture

    March 31, 2011

    Madewell Is a Goodshop

    [Trendzilla] With its addition to South Coast Plaza, the Costa Mesa luxe mall is going for SoHo heights

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    New York Chefs Discover Thai Food: Foofaraw, or Fact?

    Awesome beef panang from OC's Thai palace, Thai Nakorn​Few things are funnier than clueless reporters "discovering" a "trend" that flies in the face of reality, and that was my first reaction upon reading a story in Nation's Restaurant News yesterday declaring this is the year of Thai food in New ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    The Best Little Gourmet Taco Cart in Orange County: Soho Tacos

    Soho Taco's tacos​Sixth entry in our series where we promise to review, for better or worse, every "high-end" roach coach that visits the Weekly's world headquarters. A Hawaiian shaved-ice truck visits next Monday--when will YOUR mobile food truck come? Inquire with Jessica Ford at jeford@ocwe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2008

    Because You're Ugly: Lolita Sunglasses

    The first time I spotted heart-shaped sunglasses outside of Lolita was during Moschino's SS 2006 runway show. And for some inexplicable reason, I loved them, as silly as they seemed. The collection consisted of flirty dresses, full skirts, throwback 1950s swimsuits and, yes, heart-shaped sunglasses. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2007 Launches Today

    Herb Alpert horns in on this internet jazz. Pop-jazz trumpeter and former A&M Records exec Herb Alpert flexes his philanthropic and entrepreneurial muscles with a new project called, which goes live May 1. It looks like a comprehensive, one-stop resource for aspiring musi ... More >>