Yaaaay! It's Friday! Let's take a look at this week in food before the weekend begins...
Edwin reviewed Pocket Burger Shack in Sunset Beach, and then he named the Crazy Rock at TruSushi the drink of the week. He also gave us a list of the 10 best pork dishes in Orange County. Get on it!
Gustavo we ... More >>
*See end of post for an update.Original Post, March 5, 10:46 p.m.: Until last month, there hadn't been any medical-marijuana dispensaries in Sunset Beach since late 2010, when county officials ruled the unincorporated community had to shutter three clubs operating there, just before that city merged ... More >>
Today is the release of our annual Best Of issue, our fantabulous guide to all things wonderful about this infernal land. For the purposes of ustedes, you only care about the food section, and you can peruse it here. But what's always interesting to us is the Readers Poll: will our faithful fans be ... More >>
If our team of Forkers aren't out eating, we're probably burning the midnight oil writing about it. When all that talk makes us hungry again, what's still open? This week's list will answer that inquiry. From 24-hour spots to meat eater destinations, boiling tofu stews and a hookah lounge, we've ... More >>
A 1941 Willy Coupe restored by CW Restorations of Huntington Beach received a second place award in the Custom Rod Coupe category at the prestigious Grand National Roadster Show over the weekend.That's notable for two reasons: it was CW Restorations' first entry in the competition, and the car wa ... More >>
Photo by Meranda CarterIt's been said we're our own toughest critics. We were reminded of this when we spent time with both chef Jon Blackford and Tony Motakef, director of operations, of A Restaurant for this week's On the Line. Originally from Pittsburgh, Blackford's current stomping ground is ... More >>
Orlando Bruce Bosley, 57, got a call for a cab request in Sunset Beach and showed up to pick up the intoxicated woman, just as a good cab driver is supposed to do. He transported the woman to her mother's Seal Beach home, where she was staying while mom was gone. The OC district attorney's r ... More >>
It isn't enough that Michelle "Bombshell" McGee contributed to the split of America's sweetheart Sandra Bullock and America's greaseball Jesse James--let alone the eventual disposition of the power couple's former Sunset Beach home.Now, as part of the tattooed tart's constant grasp for fame, she ... More >>
Crime sceneFour of the six most crime-infested state parks are in Orange County, and each is a state beach. Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation
Area near Pismo Beach logged by far the highest number of crime calls in 2009 with
nearly 6,000. Lake Perris State Recreation Area near Riverside
ha ... More >>
Cooking locally and in-season can be difficult at times. At
the mercy of the sometimes work-conflicting schedules of area farmers' markets
or faced with lots of label-reading at the grocery store in order to discern
between what was grown in California versus some far away place--C ... More >>
Sunset Beach: pretty cleanThe Natural Resources Defense Council's annual survey of water quality and public notification at
U.S. beaches contains plenty of bad news for anyone into wading into surf around the country without getting sick. Beach closings
and advisories hit their fourth-highest lev ... More >>
Next Wednesday, April 22, Woody's Diner opens in the space vacated by Islands in Laguna Hills. This will make the fifth restaurant for the 22-year-old local chain that started in Huntington Beach.
The others are in Seal Beach, Sunset Beach, and Newport Beach; but this new loca ... More >>
Orange County Register: Asked recently about a possible run against U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer when his term ends in 2010, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said he'll skip that race and await amendment of the U.S. Constitution--meaning he's eying the presidency. Looking at his latest ... More >>