Steve Parker hinted at (but didn't swear by) an opening date in early March. And now, Tulsa Rib is back! Having closed temporarily for the move into more spacious digs, they've been conducting a countdown on their Facebook page all week long.With a private party room and reservations available for s ... More >>
As he awaits final inspections for the new home of The Tulsa Rib Company, Steve Parker finds time to answer our questions. "We've had 32 years to get prepared," he says of the decision to move after so many years in the same Orange strip mall, "so we should be alright on it." Special thanks to Liz P ... More >>
Bill Clinton may have been the first African American president (sorry, Barry), but Richard Nixon is being hailed as the first Native American president. Of course, it's the Nixon Foundation that's doing the hailing for Orange County's favorite disgraced son.
Bomb threats Tuesday night grounded a Southwest plane at John Wayne Airport bound for Phoenix and another in Phoenix that connects Orange County and Tulsa, Oklahoma. Searches of both planes turned up nothing, and normal operations resumed. But the FBI isn't done with this case, as the question remai ... More >>
American barbecue tends to be big food (the they-killed-a-cow-just-for-me kind of big food) and, when I think big food, what comes to mind is me, sitting in a restaurant, shoulders slumped, posture completely destroyed, feeling badly about having actually eaten everything.
This isn't true of the ... More >>
Well, this is it. Irvine prog-rockers Thrice are really doing it--taking a break after 13 years together. Singer/guitarist Dustin Kensrue, guitarist Teppei Teranishi, bassist Eddie Breckenridge and drummer Riley Breckenridge (our 3hree Things columnist) will go on tour on May 4 in San Diego and e ... More >>
HillardDan Floyd Hillard and Jenon R. Walker needed a ride to the bus stop, and they got one--in a delivery truck while the delivery driver held on for dear life in the back.Now, 42-year-old Hillard of Tulsa, Oklahoma, is in a Costa Mesa jail cell, where he is being held in lieu of $20,000 bail o ... More >>
Red Hot Chili Peppers postponed their upcoming U.S. tour supporting their Grammy-nominated snoozefest, I'm With You, due to multiple foot injuries sustained by lead singer Anthony Kiedis. According to a statement, "Kiedis recently underwent surgery to remove a crushed sesamoid bone and correct a ... More >>
Van Halen finally announced their tour dates today, and it is massive. The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame inductees announced the dates at an intimate performance in New York's Café Wha?. The tour will begin on Feb. 18., with Kool & The Gang joining Van Halen for select tour dates. And as the ... More >>
I drove through Oklahoma during the summer and can appreciate the state--the gorgeous red soil, the vibrant sunsets, the lack of anything really resembling a hill. But something about the state is off save Will Rogers, the Oklahoma State Cowboys football team, and certain friends in Tulsa. Can't ... More >>
DillionLike the rest of us, you think you've had it bad traveling by air, and you've probably said to yourself, "If only I were rich and could charter my own plane, life would be trouble free."Not so fast.Consider the nightmare of Gregory L. Dillion, a Corona del Mar man who paid $26,028 for roun ... More >>
UPDATE, JUNE 27, 11:52 A.M.: The Muslim woman at the center of a lawsuit against Abercrombie & Fitch over being forced to remove her hijab while working in the stockroom of a Hollister Co. store in San Mateo spoke at this morning's press conference."When I was asked to remove my scarf after ... More >>
Zombies! Are wrinkly and stiff clothing keeping you up at night? Well, fear no more! Announcing Woolite as the official fabric softener for the sensitive skinned zombie! No, but seriously, the horror movie and metal mastermind himself, Rob Zombie, recently directed the latest commercial for Wooli ... More >>
Got them for free, as does anyone who sits at this particular table...This past Saturday was National Nachos Day, that legendary borderlands dish of tortilla chips, jalapeño and goops of cheese. The above picture are the nachos at El Cholo Cafe, Southern California's oldest Mexican restaurant an ... More >>
The Unkindest Cut: David Lynch's Blue Velvet
When I scribble a good review, the people on the receiving end are generally so grateful for the kudos, they never question or bother to ask about my internal criteria that determines how their work was superior (or just more interesting) ... More >>
As promised, Harry Kho of Harry's Deli in Irvine shares a recipe for this final part of our three part interview. If you missed it, click to read the first and second part.
Read on for his recipe.
From Religulous: Bill Maher on the left, Jesus on the right.Comedian, talk show host and atheist evangelical Bill Maher will perform at the Grove of Anaheim on Sunday, Sept. 13. We got a chance to chat with him on the phone last week, mainly to ask him for his thoughts on all things Orange County ... More >>
Ah, Arthur's Coffee Shop in La Habra, that glorious relic in a town
that sometimes doesn't feel as if it ever left the era of King Citrus.
Where the waitresses once wore T-shirts stating "OKIE SPOKEN HERE" and
for the most part still look as if they came fresh from Tulsa. Home to the perfect Span ... More >>
First, major props to OC Register music writer Ben Wener for having such a great sense of humor about the original Wener Watch. He's a good sport!That being said, last week Wener returned to his old habits of writing really, really, really long opening paragraphs that are all one giant sentence (I'v ... More >>
Among the 600 competition shooters from around the world competing at the 2008 National Handgun Championships are four locals: Gary Chan of Anaheim Hills, Brennan Price of Fullerton, Michael Pelissier of Huntington Beach and Chris Endersby of San Clemente. The local pistol packers are now bound for ... More >>
“Luckiest Day of the Century!”: Jumped out of bed this morning, rushed to the online Vegas papers and expected to read all about our nation's newest millionaires who cashed in on 7-7-07. There was not one big winner story in either local daily. Instead, I read about likely casinos profits fro ... More >>