• Blogs

    November 4, 2014

    On the Line: Jayne Stember of Stuft Scone, Part Two

    Before Jayne can get back to the business of baking, she's gotta complete the second part of our interrogation. What else can we possibly ask this Orange County native? Catch up with this week's subject and click here for the first installment with Jayne! Then keep on reading below. . . How did ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2014

    The 10 Best Places to Watch the World Cup in Orange County

    Today marks the start of the FIFA World Cup, and this means either you're preparing for a month of ditching work or not giving a shit. But, culinary-wise, all of you should cheer this soccer tournament, as that means many OC restaurants will offer specials, open at special hours, and overall just be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    Mesamerica, Part 2: Geeta Bansal at One of the Most Prestigious Food Conferences in the World!

    Every week, Clay Oven Irvine executive chef/owner Geeta Bansal shares an interview that she's done with some of the heavyweights of world cooking. Today, she regales us with a dispatch from Mesamerica 2013, one of the world's premier chef conferences. Enjoy!

  • Columns

    May 2, 2013

    Are Mexicans White?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] And why shouldn't we tell Mexicans to learn English?

  • Columns

    January 31, 2013

    When Should You Italicize Spanish Words?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] And why do Univisión and Telemundo look so sharp?

  • Calendar

    November 15, 2012

    Enrique Bunbury

    City National Grove of Anaheim

  • Columns

    November 1, 2012

    Should I Go to Spain to Learn Spanish?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] And should I call la migra on my neighbor's unsupervised children?

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    No. 9: Farmers Market Feast at Anais

    Everyone talks about eating more simply, more healthfully. Everyone talks about going to the farmers market and eating more fruits and vegetables. Then they go to restaurants and get fried meat, fried potatoes, fried fried fried, and fruit only in syrup mode.Gross.It's different on Sunday evenings, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 2, 2012

    The Silent Comedy

    The Observatory

  • Columns

    July 19, 2012

    Can Mexico Ask for Its Artifacts and Gold Back From Spain?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] And why do Mexican men wear such skinny jeans?

  • Food

    June 14, 2012

    Ole Spain Delishop Is Beyond Spanish Rice

    [Hole In the Wall] This Santa Ana strip-mall delight offers Spanish dishes and sausages—and the cheese!

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    The "World's 50 Best" List Is Published, Is Usual Steaming Pile of Irrelevance

    Oh, look, this year's edition of "The World's 50 Best Restaurants", sponsored by San Pellegrino and its subsidiary Acqua Panna, has come out. Cue the precious online debates and the bored yawns from the rest of the world.Ranked lists of the best anything are patent bollocks: they necessarily reflec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    On the Line: Lauren 'Lulu' De Rouen of CUCINA enoteca, Part Two

    ​The beat goes on with chef Lauren "Lulu" De Rouen as we continue our shop talk, discussing CUCINA's specialty food and drink selections. Her thirst for knowledge is evident as she shares stories about her culinary adventures from both around the world and close to home. We get the feeling her inc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Report: Pasta the Most Popular Dish in the World

    ​Grand, overarching summations derived from research papers must always be viewed skeptically, but the global organization Oxfam is well-regarded for its research, and its only real agenda is feeding folks, something they've been working on since the 1940s. They know a bit about global food trends ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 24, 2011

    Are All Mexicans Short and Brown?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] Also, why do Mexican Catholics keep ashes on their foreheads after Ash Wednesday?

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Thin Lizzy Guitarist Gary Moore Dead at 58

    ​According to Rolling Stone, guitarist Gary Moore, who jammed with Thin Lizzy and had a solo career, died Sunday at the Kempinski Hotel in Estepona, Spain.[More details to come.]

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    'Streaker Fail' Stuntman's Surf City Connection

    ​A British builder who became an Internet sensation by streaking before bouncing into a glass wall on a tennis court has a Huntington Beach connection.Tom Annandale, a 28-year-old from Manchester, U.K., spent a year playing rugby for a Surf City-based team.He presumably kept his uniform on back th ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 27, 2011

    Why Do Mexicans Build Roadside Memorials?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] And are all Mexicans descended from Arabs?

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Heather Graham, Hollywood Honey, Stars In Korean Food Travel Show

    ​Rollergirl a.k.a. Felicity Shagwell a.k.a. Hollywood bombshell Heather Graham is going to Korea to film a food show tentatively called Kimchi Chronicles. Don't quite get the connection between this glamorous star and kimchi or Korean food? Well, remember that 2008 series that had Gwyneth Paltro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Around the World in Seven Venues, at Filter's Culture Collide Festival

    ​Cloning won't be necessary to see every band participating in the Culture Collide Festival in Los Angeles. Through some organizational tic-tac-toe, a number of the acts play multiple shows over the next four days scattered around the east side. Despite the abundance of gigs, those who don't stra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Disney Meets High Fashion

    Elle Spain via ONTD!Goofy and Mickey as Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana of D&G. ​First the Simpsons went to Paris with Vogue Italia, and now Elle Spain is featuring the world's biggest fashion designers--Lagerfield, Versace, Gaultier, Jacobs, Rykiel and more--as your favorite Disney charact ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 18, 2010

    Art of the Marketplace

    Gallery on Glassell

  • Calendar

    February 25, 2010

    Bolshoi Ballet's Don Quixote

    Orange County Performing Arts Center

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    The Fabulous World of Gay Wine

    Dave Lieberman​As I was scarfing down empanadas today at El Gaucho #2 in Anaheim, my eyes were drawn to cases and cases of wine below the all-fútbol-all-the-tiempo big-screen TVs. Cases of wine are not exactly out of place in an Argentine market with a fantastic sandwich counter, but somehow this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Q&A with Hibbleton Gallery Artist Mar Hernandez

    ​There are many champions of cutesy, contorted cartoon imagery. But staring into character-filled frames of Spanish artists Mar Hernandez (aka Malota), whose eye-popping Japanese-style cartoons and attention to detail earned her a National Illustration Award in her home country in 2008, finds her ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Yoo in Clear or Not So Fast?

    World events are moving so fast and furious, one wonders how participants in the Saturday and Tuesday Chapman University School of Law debates featuring visiting professor and Bush White House torture enabler John Yoo at the center of each are keeping up with their talking Legal A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    Battle Between Register Execs and Peons Takes a Spanish Turn

    Clockwork feels obliged to point out the latest comments left on our recent blog posts about the continuing turmoil within the Grand Avenue headquarters of the Orange County Register.HorneTo recap, it all started with our March 9 "Publisher to Register Employees: Let Them Eat Hawaiian Bread," which ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    George Argyros Sighting!

    Talk about a guy who fell off the Weekly's radar: George Argyros, the slumlord ex-ambassador to Spain who set relations with that country back a few centuries. Video below from a January bash at Dickland...

  • News

    March 19, 2009
  • Culture

    January 15, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 30, 2008

    To Do Tonight 6/30

    Guitar Legend Taking your Guitar Hero obsession to a whole new level. House Of Blues 1530 S. Disneyland Dr. Anaheim CA 92802 714-778-2583 Aqua Net, 9 p.m. DJ Sticky Pete sprays the sounds of disco, new wave, freestyle and electro. Que Sera 1923 E. Seventh St. Long Beach CA 90813 562-599- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2008

    To Do Tonight 5/12

    Rob Eller, 7:30 p.m. Laguna Beach local sings to his acoustic guitar Renaissance Dana Point 24701 Del Prado Ave. Dana Point CA 92629 949-661-6003 April Spain, 8 p.m. Jazz Vocalist April Spain sings Wind & Sea 34699 St. of the Golden Lantern Dana Point CA 92629 949-496-6500 Castledoor, 9 p.m. I ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 20, 2008

    Pink Flamenco

    Noche Flamenca

  • Music

    August 9, 2007

    Travel Alternatives

    Sultry Spanish Nights

  • Music

    June 28, 2007

    Locals Only

    It's Very Stimulating: Sound Trolley delivers the underground’s cultural splendors

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2006

    Creepy Cool Comix

    Via WFMU: Good-lookin' weirdo comix mag from North Carolina that sells to you the weird consumer for cheap. Routinely featured... Robert Crumb, who designed our logos, Kim Deitch, Frank Stack, Robert Armstrong, Carol Tyler, Spain, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, Justin Green, Bill Griffith, Peter Poplaski, B ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 27, 2005

    Fiery Footwork

    Jose Porcelas Ballet Flamenco is raw, unrefined dance

  • Columns

    March 17, 2005
  • Columns

    March 17, 2005
  • News

    March 10, 2005

    'No Entiendo'

    Tom Fuentes and friends axe Saddleback Colleges Spain study abroad program

  • News

    March 10, 2005

    No Entiendo

    Tom Fuentes and friends ax Saddleback Colleges Spain study-abroad program

  • Columns

    January 20, 2005
  • Features

    December 30, 2004
  • News

    February 21, 2002

    Honored Heroes, Forgotten Dead

    Of monuments and memory

  • Columns

    February 14, 2002
  • Features

    January 3, 2002

    Diary of a mad county

    Orange County, California: 2001

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    Shrubs Man In Madrid

    Lets send someone with lots of money and no experience to Spain

  • Columns

    June 7, 2001
  • Features

    July 29, 1999
  • News

    October 9, 1997

    The Great Ones

    Eight Comix creators who pricked America's dark underbelly

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