• Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Diatribe with Dave: A Soliloquy on Salsa Roja, and Where to Find the Best in OC!

    Every second and fourth Wednesday night of the month, legendary bartender/chef/restaurant insider Dave Mau hosts Dinner with Dave at Memphis at the Santora, where he treats drinkers to a free meal and live music as the evening progresses. To remind ustedes of this great night, Dave treats us ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Keeping Track: Where Are All The Weekly Clustertrucks?

    ​UPDATE: Anne Eng informed us that as of now, the Wednesday clustertruck is not occurring every week. They are still coordinating with other luxe loncheras for a steady rotation. Best to follow Panfiniti for updates.ORIGINAL POST: Per our friends at Panfiniti, the newest clustertruck is on Wednesd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2011

    Craft Beer Comes to Orange at Old Orange Brewing

    Dave LiebermanI was so excited to drink the beer that I forgot to take any photos. Have a lame photo of their sign instead.​It's good to be me. You see, I live easy bicycling distance from four of Orange County's breweries--Bootlegger's, the Bruery, Anaheim Brewery, and Noble Ale Works. Turns out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2011

    10 Great Breweries in Orange County

    ​San Diego? Oh, please. La naranja is where it's at these days for beer. We've got the space, we've got quasi-libertarian city governments who would love nothing more than to bring in business, and we've got three million thirsty people and easy access to Los Angeles. Here are ten of the best.

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    [UPDATED with New Kern County Stink:] Courts Weigh Orange County Poop

    ​UPDATE, MAY 26, 12:42 P.M.: There's an interesting nugget about Orange County and the Carlyle Group in coverage of the ongoing court battle over human waste from Southern California spread atop farmland in Kern County.Anyone trying to put the Bush 43 years behind them may have forgotten about the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Ben Weasel at the Knitting Factory

    I know this has nothing to do with Orange County, but once I overheard people mention they came from Salt Lake City to see this show, I figured I was in the clear. Anyway...Ben Weasel, frontman for pop-punk bands Screeching Weasel and the Riverdales (and now a solo artist), played his first two show ... More >>

  • News

    October 12, 2006

    The New Crips

    An ex-drug dealer and burglar leads a wheelchair posse terrorizing Southern California businesses. Would you believe he has the law on his side?

  • Columns

    June 1, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    May 24 - May 30

  • Features

    November 24, 2005
  • Columns

    December 25, 2003