The City of Costa Mesa is getting old. Of course that's hardly a bad thing. Hell, it beats the alternative. It was also the reason we were all there to celebrate and throw back a few $5 Bud Lights during the three-day Costa Mesa 60 and Fabulous festival at the OC Fairgrounds on Saturday night. Fabul ... More >>
If you ever decide to play a game of "Guess Who's Celebrity's House This Is," you only have a little bit longer to use a Newport Beach pad that will really stump the shit out of people. Walking up to a quaint two-story cottage with a prim picket fence, Tommy Bahama charm and more white than a Sears ... More >>
Eight miles. That's the distance between the two Orange County branches of Tommy Bahama. No other locations in the family are so closely situated, but then again, how often do you have such prime real estate in proximity of resorts, ocean and an artsy neighborhood?We're treated to glimpses of the Pa ... More >>
Is the recession over yet? Is it safe to spend major coin on food and wine festivals now? Because if it is, there's the Laguna Beach Uncorked! event happening on Saturday, March 10, from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. on the Festival of Arts grounds, which might be worth the splurge.The general admission is a ... More >>
Here's the plan ... we hit Mega Millions the next Friday it's worth hitting ($100 million, nothing less); we scoop the whole damn thing (no splitting it with a a group of minimum-wage warehouse workers in Wisconsin, most of whom would be broke in 12 months and living with their in-laws); we bag a ... More >>
Photo by Meranda CarterOne of the visionaries behind Paul Martin's, Brian Bennett teamed up with Paul Fleming in selecting local purveyors and perfecting the sustainable menu at their ideal neighborhood restaurant. With a personality as grand as his Tommy Bahama shirt collection, Bennett shares q ... More >>
Mary Bell/OC WeeklyStevie Nicks October 12, 2011 City National Grove of Anaheim Click here for photos from the show!Three things worth knowing about Stevie Nicks concerts nowadays: 1) she limits herself to between two and three stage spins, and only during "Stand Back," which in my experience is ... More >>
Matthew Robold of Orange needs your help again, loyal Fork readers--because apparently the finals for the Tommy Bahama Rumologist position we wrote about weren't actually the final finals, just the pretend finals.Fortunately, the Rumdood, Orange County's leading expert on the fine Caribbean expor ... More >>
Matthew Robold of Orange, better known as Rumdood, has advanced to the top ten of the nationwide search for the official "Rumologist" position with Tommy Bahama. Given the videos chosen for the top ten, it would appear that the requirements for the position are resistance to cirrhosis, a penchant ... More >>
Courtesy of Josh FreeseUPDATE, APRIL 1, 7:40 P.M.: Well, that was fast. The $75,000 fan package has been sold to a man named Connor Trivers from Medford, Oregon. The package includes Josh Freese joining your band for a month (or he becomes your personal assistant); one of Freese's drumsets; an en ... More >>
I Love MusubiPoke at Bear Flag Fish Company in Newport BeachBad poke can be really, really bad. But good poke, made with freshly caught fish and a careful infusion of seasonings--divine. A staple in Hawaii, poke (pronounced poh-keh) is a refreshing appetizer or side dish most commonly ... More >>
The chain's new Laguna Beach restaurant-cum-clothing store has some kinks to work out before it can relax on the beach
www.rocknfishlb.comA few weeks ago Tommy Bahama Restaurant opened on the bottom floor of the Heisler Building in Laguna Beach. Now it's Rock'n Fish's turn to open on the top floor of the same building. The Laguna Beach sister of Rock'n Fish at LA Live and the original at Manhattan Beach will de ... More >>
tommybahama.comTommy Bahama in Laguna Beach opens tomorrow, adding one more Tommy Bahama restaurant from the clothing store chain in California. Another restaurant exists up the coast in Newport Beach. There's also one in Palm Desert.
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Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California, being an OC native and, of course, music.Flickr user striaticThere are certain songs that are inescapable, that ... More >>
AVP NIVEA Tour/Peter BrouilletThere are a few sports that should only be played under certain conditions: hockey should only be played in areas where there's natural ice (sorry, Ducks fans); football should only be played in the middle of a snowstorm; and horseshoes should only be played with a b ... More >>
Suzie Graf might have a criminal record, but those PODS full of donations she solicited are on their way to Haiti
The OC Restaurant Association came out with their final list of participants for the 2010 OC Restaurant Week taking place February 28th - March 6th. As it seems they signed on virtually every restaurant in existence, perhaps an easier thing to do would be to list who's NOT participating.  ... More >>
Eat, drink and be merry! Happy Hour Week runs from this Sunday, April 12, to Saturday, April 18, with more than 60 local restaurants, bars, breweries and pubs offering drinks and appetizers at "very happy" prices all day, as well as prix fixe happy hour menus. Teetotalers needn't miss out, however: ... More >>
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