Tommy Bahama Inc.

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    10 Best OC Concerts on the First Day of Summer

    By mid-June, most people are already sweating and spending money like it's summertime. But we're here to remind you that the first day of the season doesn't officially start until June 21. That's why for the next few days, we suggest you save up those hangovers and do some planning. Specifically, h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    Eric Burdon & The Animals - Costa Mesa 60th Anniversary - June 29, 2013

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Billie Joe Armstrong Selling His Very Un-Punk Newport Beach House

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    Cant-e-lope Tonight at Tommy Bahama Laguna Beach, Our Drink of the Week

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Laguna Beach To Host Food & Wine Fest on March 10th

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Beachcomber at Brio, Our Drink of the Week!

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    On the Line: Brian Bennett of Paul Martin's American Grill, Part One

    Photo by Meranda Carter​One 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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Stevie Nicks at the City National Grove of Anaheim Last Night

    Mary Bell/OC Weekly​Stevie 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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    The Man Who Would Be Rumologist: Part Deux

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    Matthew Robold, OC Bartender. In Finals to Be Official Tommy Bahama "Rumologist"

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    [UPDATE: 75K Package SOLD!] Josh Freese's New EP My New Friends Out Today--Also: It's Already Too Late for That Tommy Lee Seance

    Courtesy of Josh Freese​UPDATE, 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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    'I Love Poke' Hawaiian Food Festival and Competition On April 12

    I Love MusubiPoke at Bear Flag Fish Company in Newport Beach​Bad 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 >>

  • Food

    January 6, 2011

    Tommy Bahama: An Off-Key Bahamian Rhapsody

    The chain's new Laguna Beach restaurant-cum-clothing store has some kinks to work out before it can relax on the beach

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    New Seafood Restaurant To Open Next Week in Laguna Beach​A 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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    Tommy Bahama Bar & Grill Opens Saturday​Tommy 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.

  • News

    October 14, 2010

    Knows the Constitution Says, 'Don't H8'

    [Best of OC 2010] Zoe Nicholson's 10 OC Survival Tips

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    3hree Songs I Never Want To Hear Again (But Undoubtedly Will)

    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 striatic​​There are certain songs that are inescapable, that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    Getting Really Up Close and Very Personal at the AVP Huntington Beach Open of Volleyball

    AVP NIVEA Tour/Peter Brouillet​There 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 >>

  • News

    February 18, 2010

    Haitian Charity From a Convicted Cheat

    Suzie Graf might have a criminal record, but those PODS full of donations she solicited are on their way to Haiti

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    2010 OC Restaurant Week Participants Announced

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    Reminder: Happy Hour Week Kicks Off This Sunday

    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 >>

  • Culture

    November 15, 2007


    East vs. West

  • Culture

    August 25, 2005

    Trying to Think

    Sunset magazines idea house is stumped

  • Columns

    May 20, 2004

    Whos Abusing the Kids?

    And whos a dick? Im a dick!

  • Columns

    April 29, 2004
  • Features

    January 8, 2004

    Von Who?

    What the kids dont know about the racist alcoholic genius behind Von Dutch.