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Tam Tran

  • News

    December 16, 2010

    DREAM Act Supporters Keep Fighting

    From Santa Ana to Texas to Capitol Hill, OC residents prove among the most prominent advocates of the DREAM Act

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    #3. Smoked Salmon and Eggs at Break of Dawn

    Dave Lieberman​The final installments of our march to the Bridge on the River Calorie are coming your way. Make sure to pick up a copy of our Best of OC 2010 when it hits the newsstands next Thursday, October 14!

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    October 1, 2010

    #6. The Whole Sha-bang Shrimp at Boiling Crab

    Edwin Goei You'll have noticed we're changing who writes this feature on a day by day basis: this is how you know we're getting close to the end of our countdown. Make sure to pick up a copy of our Best of OC 2010 when it hits the newsstands October 14!

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    September 21, 2010

    #14. Strawberry Croissant at Cream Pan

    Edwin Goei​ You'll have noticed we're changing who writes this feature on a day by day basis: this is how you know we're getting close to the end of our countdown. Make sure to pick up a copy of our Best of OC 2010 when it hits the newsstands October 14!

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    September 17, 2010

    #16. Tripas Tacos at Taco Pronto

    ProfessorSalt.comGutsy tacos!​ You'll have noticed we're changing who writes this feature on a day by day basis: this is how you know we're getting close to the end of our countdown. Make sure to pick up a copy of our Best of OC 2010 when it hits the newsstands October 14!If you're the sort ... More >>

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    September 15, 2010

    #18. Deep Fried Fish with Mango Salad at Thai Nakorn

    Edwin GoeiYou'll have noticed we're changing who writes this feature on a day by day basis: this is how you know we're getting close to the end of our countdown. Make sure to pick up a copy of our Best of OC 2010 when it hits the newsstands October 14!

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    August 27, 2010

    #31. Enchilada Combo at Baja Fish Tacos

    Edwin Goei​We continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy! #31. Enchilada Combo at Baja Fish TacosThis choice only applies to the Baja Fish Tacos in Santa Ana, not so much the one ... More >>

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    August 25, 2010

    #33. Sweet Corn Soup at Raya at The Ritz Carlton

    Edwin GoeiWe continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy! #33. Sweet Corn Soup at Raya at The Ritz Carlton In a recent review of Raya at the Ritz I said that the sweet corn sou ... More >>

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    August 24, 2010

    #34. Chao Chow Rice Noodle Soup at Trieu Chau

    Edwin Goei​ We continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy! #34. Chao Chow Rice Noodle Soup at Trieu Chau As of this writing, the weather's probably too hot to eat soup for l ... More >>

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    August 23, 2010

    #35. Ahi Poke at Fish Camp

    Edwin Goei We continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy! #35. Ahi Poke at Fish Camp I've had a lot of ahi pokes (pronounced "poh-kay"; not "poke" as in what you do to people ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    #36. Flan at Taleo Mexican Grill

    ​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...Years ago, I deemed the flan as Taleo "the best in the universe," a line that the restaurant includes in ... More >>

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    August 16, 2010

    #40. Tacos de Rajas con Queso at Gabbi's Mexican Kitchen

    ​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...Whenever it's my birthday, I ask dear old mami for one of two dishes to celebrate: asado de boda jerezano ... More >>

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    August 13, 2010

    #41. Odessa Sandwich at Moscow Deli

    Dave Lieberman​Our Best of Orange County is coming out in just a couple of months; in the meantime, here are 100 dishes that we think make dining in OC the happy experience it is.

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    August 12, 2010

    #42. Omakase at Sushi Shibucho

    Photo: Edwin Goei​Our Best of Orange County is coming out in just a couple of months; in the meantime, here are 100 dishes that we think make dining in OC the happy experience it is.

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    August 11, 2010

    #43. Paletas at Delicias de México

    Dave Lieberman​Our Best of Orange County is coming out in just a couple of months; in the meantime, here are 100 dishes that we think make dining in OC the happy experience it is.

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    August 10, 2010

    #44. Meatloaf at Memphis

    Dave Lieberman​Our Best of Orange County is coming out in just a couple of months; in the meantime, here are 100 dishes that we think make dining in OC the happy experience it is.

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    August 9, 2010

    #45. Chamoyada at Natural

    Dave Lieberman​Our Best of Orange County is coming out in just a couple of months; in the meantime, here are 100 dishes that we think make dining in OC the happy experience it is.

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    August 6, 2010

    #46. Linguine With Clams at Franco's Pasta Cucina

    Edwin Goei​ We continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy! #46. Linguine With Clams at Franco's Pasta CucinaAs we've reported before, Franco, the moody, irascible owner known lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    #48. Monday Night Pizza Special at Pizza Shack

    Edwin Goei​We continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy! #48. Monday Night Pizza Special at Pizza ShackThis pizza tastes just fine at any other night, but it's on Monda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    #49. Truffle Fries at Andrei's

    Edwin Goei​ We continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy! #49. Truffle Fries at Andrei'sThey don't really start out as truffle fries.  They only become so when yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    #51. Secret Beer-Battered Fish Burrito at the OG Taco Adobe

    I have no clue why iPhone flipped my photo like this...​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...If you go to the original Taco Adobe in Orange (not ... More >>

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    July 29, 2010

    #52. Iskender Kabob at DonerG

    ​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...DonerG rightfully gets praise for its namesake kabob and other Turkish dishes, but my favorite is the iske ... More >>

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    July 28, 2010

    #53. Salteñas at Rollie's Bakery

    Photo from Rollie's website​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...I once had a Bolivian friend tell me that the salteña, the country's epic empa ... More >>

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    July 27, 2010

    #54. Anything at Night at Joe's Italian Ice

    Photo by the Elmo Monster...​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...This summer hasn't exactly been scorching (knock on bark beetle-infested wood) ... More >>

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    July 26, 2010

    #55. Persian Buffet at Irvine Wholesome Choice

    Jonathan HoKooftah, among some of the treasures...​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...I actually would be fine if we bumped the Persian buffet ... More >>

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    July 23, 2010

    #56. Chicago Dog at Portillo's

    Flickr user meghannmarco​We're nearly halfway through our list of 100 great dishes to eat in Orange County and its environs. See the previous choices at the end of the post.

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    July 22, 2010

    #57. Kibbeh at Zait & Za'atar

    Dave Lieberman​We're nearly halfway through our list of 100 great dishes to eat in Orange County and its environs. See the previous choices at the end of the post.

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    July 21, 2010

    #58. Gobi Paratha at Traditions

    Dave Lieberman​We're nearly halfway through our list of 100 great dishes to eat in Orange County and its environs. See the previous choices at the end of the post.

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    July 20, 2010

    #59. Wang Mandoo at Myung In

    Dave Lieberman​We're nearly halfway through our list of 100 great dishes to eat in Orange County and its environs. See the previous choices at the end of the post.

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    July 19, 2010

    #60. Eggs, Charcuterie and Bread at Uyen Thy Bistro

    Dave Lieberman​We're nearly halfway through our list of 100 great dishes to eat in Orange County and its environs. See the previous choices at the end of the post.

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    July 12, 2010

    #65. Seven Courses of Beef at Thien An

    Edwin Goei​We continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy! #65. Seven Courses of Beef at Thien AnYou might think that seven courses of beef (that's bo 7 mon in Vietnamese) is ... More >>

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    July 9, 2010

    #66. The Hash Browns of Pop's Cafe

    Photo by the Elmo Monster, and the corned beef hash to the right is pretty tasty, too...​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...Look at those hash ... More >>

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    July 6, 2010

    #70. Beso de Monja at El Rincón del Sabor

    ​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, and we lazy scribes love easy hits, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...The dish: beso de monja, essentially a quesadilla, but with much more ... More >>

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    July 6, 2010

    #69. Fatteh at Kareem's Restaurant

    ​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, and we lazy scribes love easy hits, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...I've been eating at Kareem's for nearly seven years now, if not longer ... More >>

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    July 2, 2010

    #71. Croissants at Molinos Bakery

    From now until our Best Of issue, we are counting down our 100 favorite dishes of the past year. If you've missed some, we've included a linked list at the end.Dave Lieberman​#71. Croissants at Molinos BakeryThe best croissants in Orange County are not at some fancy boulangerie or pâtisserie tu ... More >>

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    June 24, 2010

    #77. Tofu Vegetable Salad at BCD Tofu House

    BCD Tofu HouseHeavyweight salad of the world.​ We continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy!#77. Tofu Vegetable Salad at BCD Tofu House530 pixels are not enough to convey the ... More >>

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    June 23, 2010

    #78. Fried Veggie Fish Fillet at Dong Phuong Tofu

    Grace Le​  ​We continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy!#78. Fried Veggie Fish Fillet at Dong Phuong TofuCrispy, flaky and ridiculously tender, biting into a piece of Don ... More >>

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    May 28, 2010

    Five OC Illegal Immigrants Who Did More to Better Humanity than Dana Rohrabacher

    Rohrabacer: Has done less to serve his country than illegals​Many-term Congressman Dana Rohrabacher was on KFI-AM 640's John and Ken Show yesterday to piss on the memory of Tam Tran, a Garden Grove resident and tireless advocate for undocumented college students like herself who tragically passed ... More >>

  • News

    May 27, 2010

    A DREAM Act Undeterred

    Local undocumented college students mark the passing of one of their own, Tam Tran, by continuing her fight

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    Jonathan Bibriesca, OC Dream Act Activist, Among 9 Arrested in Westwood

    Photo by Melanie.The CHP apparently has a problem with nine students holding a sit-in on Wilshire.​An Orange Countian was among the nine Dream Act student-activists who tied up traffic for hours in Westwood Thursday--and were rewarded with arrest citations from the California Highway Patrol.

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    An OC DREAMer Remembers His Friends and Mentors, Tam Tran and Cinthya Felix

    From left: Felix, Tran, and Ramos​The Weekly was unable to attend the memorial service held yesterday at UCLA in honor of Garden Grove resident Tam Tran and Los Angeles resident Cinthya Felix, two graduates of the school who long advocated on behalf of their fellow undocumented college students an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    UPDATE: McCormick & Schmick's $10 Lunch Menu And A Contest

    WE HAVE A WINNER!  SEE BELOW!If there was a time for restaurants to join the bargain bandwagon, it's now. Months ago, there was what I call "The Restaurants Savannah" -- the few in the roster of eateries that survived Chapter 11 to make up what's left of Culinary Adventures -- and their $10 fi ... More >>

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    February 14, 2008
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    October 25, 2007

    Thursday's Headlines & Surprises: Can The Borg Show Compassion?

    Car Booting Violence: The folks over at Universal Guaridan Holdings, Inc. in Newport Beach are smiling today because their Cobra StunLight (pictured) “was successfully used to help disable an armed assailant” recently in downtown Atlanta. They say Jeremiah Day was booting illegally parked cars w ... More >>

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