Stella Artois

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    Take 5: Welcome to Anaheim's New Old Dive Bar

    [Editor's Note: We all know local music and dive bars go hand-in-hand. So in the interest of merging the two together on Heard Mentality, we bring you our newest nightlife column Dive, Dive, My Darling. Read this week as our bold scribe Dave Lieberman takes over for web editor Taylor "Hellcat" Hamby ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    NBFF Latino Showcase: Newport Goes Tropical with Tropicalia

    WHERE MY LATINOS AT?! Wednesday night, they were being celebrated for their recent achievements in cinema at Newport Beach Film Festival's Latino Showcase through three spotlight films from Mexico, Chile, and Brazil at the Lido, Triangle, and Big Newport theaters, respectively. While I wish I coul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2013

    Newport Beach Film Festival: Punk's Not Dead--It's On Broadway

    For the first time in its fourteen-year long history, the Newport Beach Film Festival kicked off the year's season with a documentary film that packs as much wallop and frenetic energy as a mosh pit circle. Director Doug Hamilton's Broadway Idiot follows world-famous punk band Green Day as their al ... More >>

  • Food

    January 31, 2013

    The Orange County Beer Trail

    A map to all of our fine craft breweries, liquor stores and pubs pouring the good stuff!

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    A Sneak Peek at Le Pain Quotidien, Newport Beach

    The daily bread...​Signage announcing the upcoming Belgian bakery and café has been up for months. Situated directly across from La Brea Bakery inside Bloomingdale's, one can't help but wonder what makes Le Pain Quotidien any different from La Brea -- or any comparable brand, for that matter. Acc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Drunk After Work: Ra Sushi

    Edwin GoeiOnly Saturdays at 3 p.m. is it this empty.​The Place: Ra Sushi, 2401 Park Avenue, Tustin, CA 92782;(714) 566-1700. The Hours: Mon.-Sat., 3-7 p.m. The Deal: $2 hot sake. $3 domestic beers. $4 well drinks, Corona, Sapporo, Stella Artois, and Tsingtao. $5 Kirin, Le Terre Chardonnay, Le Te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Drunk After Work: The Counter

    ​The Place: The Counter, 6416 Irvine Boulevard, Irvine, (949) 336-7272; Hours: Monday through Friday, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Drunk After Work: Muldoon's Irish Pub

    Edwin Goei​The Place: Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660;(949) 640-4110. The Hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the pub or Celtic Bar. The Deal: $5 draft pints, including Guinness Stout, Bass Ale, Smithwick's, Muldoon's Honey Blond, Amstel Li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    Stars Shine at the Opening of the 12th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival

    ​The Newport Beach Film Festival's annual occupation of Fashion Island began last night with another boozy, schmoozy and cruisey coming-out party in the Bloomingdale's Courtyard.Stars spotted on the red carpet leading into Big Newport, in front of the screen after the end credits of opening night ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Tapas and Beer In Rancho Santa Margarita: First Taste

    ProfessorSalt.comGrilled chicken marinated in achiote with pineapple rice​If you thought I meant Papas and Beer, that south-of-the-border mega-bar, calm down. This is Tapas and Beer, a new restaurant that seeks to fuse a small-plate concept with a neighborhood sports bar.And the place looks like a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Drunk After Work: House of Big Fish and Ice Cold Beer

    ​ The Place: House of Big Fish and Ice Cold Beer, 540 S. Coast Hwy., Ste. 200, Laguna Beach, (949) 715-4500; The Hours: Mon.-Fri., 2:30-6:30 p.m. The Deal: 25-cent shrimp-and-wings extravaganza; $1 oysters; $5 margaritas; $1 off all beers. $5 well drinks, plus a handful ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2010

    Drunk After Work: Opah

    Edwin GoeiThe Place: Opah at Town Center, 26851 Aliso Creek Rd., Ste. C, Aliso Viejo, (949) 360-8822; Opah at the Marketplace, 13122 Jamboree Rd., Irvine, (714) 508-8055; The Hours: Sun.-Thurs., 4-6:30 p.m.; Fri.-Sat. 9-11 p.m. The Deal: $6 marti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2010

    Drunk After Work: Brussels Bistro

    Spencer Kornhaber / OC WeeklyBeer: Way more civilized in stemmed glasses.​The Place: Brussels Bistro, 222 Forest Ave, Laguna Beach; (949) 376-7955.The Hours: 4 to 7 p.m. dailyThe Deal: Draft Stella Artois, Hoegaarden and Leffe Blonde, and house Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon, each yours for $4 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    Snakebite at Durty Nelly's

    Jessica Ford​Conveniently located down the street from the OC Weekly office, Durty Nelly's is an after-work hangout with cold beer on tap and surprisingly good pub food for a place tucked into an office park. If the chili, a Wednesday special, or fried mac and cheese bites aren't tempti ... More >>

  • News

    August 14, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 28, 2007

    Mexican Institute of Sound: A House of Blues Highlight!

    Last night all eyes would be focused on Lee "Scratch" Perry's performance at the House of Blues in Anaheim. Honestly? I was only there to catch the all too brief performance by Mexican Institute of Sound. I had just arrived, roughly thirty minutes after the "arrive at 7" marker - and glancing up at ... More >>

  • Music

    April 7, 2005

    Begin Your Pilgrimage Now

    The District ditches the drunken Betties for more Lounge-y crowd

  • Music

    October 14, 2004


    Uneasy silence at Silky Sullivans

  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    This Charming Bar

    Pampering lifes complexities during Memphis Definitely Maybe