As Gustavo reported back in January, Judy Fleenor of Cafe Chiarini fame was planning to open a new restaurant called Crave on 4th Street in the former Tommy Pastrami space. The restaurant has now opened (actually, it opened about a month ago).
I never had a chance to eat at Cafe Chiarini in downtown SanTana, but all the Forkers who tried it swore by it, as did a hell of a lot of other people. But it stayed open for barely a year before mysteriously closing last year in a swirl of rumors.Now, one of the gals behind it, Judy Fleenor, has re ... More >>
Oh, Yelpers. You get your knickers in a twist over the dumbest, pettiest things. Maybe it would be better if Yelp offered a 0-to-100 scale, like in school, or a 0.000-1.000 scale, like in baseball; then you could ding restaurants to your heart's content and not have such an immense impact on their r ... More >>
Note: actual Skyscraper sandwich much taller than this...Another food contest for the local gluttons: the Tommy Pastrami chain wants YOU to be the fastest person to eat TWO of their Skyscraper Pastrami sandwiches to win $500. A full fortune that is! Details after the jump!
Thirty long hours. That's how much time the 11 men and lone woman of the jury have deliberated the federal corruption charges against ex-Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona without reaching verdicts. Meanwhile, boredom has driven reporters to gossip, play poker, gossip, plan vacations, ... More >>
Need some delicately folded pink meat to counter your sausage party? Visit SanTana's Tommy Pastrami every Monday night and watch some football. Organized by the political prankster known as Ben Dayhoe, you should go and relax with Tommy's massive sandwiches of the pastrami and other meats provenance ... More >>
I've never met Ben Dayhoe, but as C. Montgomery Burns would say: "I like the cut of his jib."
The blogger chronicles his life living in Santa Ana's Santiago Street Lofts and is the man who started The Santa Ana Pub Crawl. He calls it his "little sociological experiment designed to change the perce ... More >>