For this list of ten great Thai restaurants, not only have I included those from Long Beach (a non-OC city that's always been under this paper's jurisdiction), but also some Thai-Cambodian, some Thai-Laotian, and even a Thai-sushi hybrid, because if variety is the spice of life, then why not even mo ... More >>
As you can read here . . .Apartment in Athens, Nazi Drama from Italy, is Big Winner of Newport Beach Film Fest Awards. . . NBFF awards have been dished out for the weeklong cinextravaganza that ended Thursday night. But, like American television producers, I feel even more awards need to be bestowed ... More >>
[Hole In the Wall] This Garden Grove Vietnamese restaurant makes great pastries
What to eat and expect at the Filipino fast-food giant's first OC store
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyBattlesOctober 16th, 2011Glass HousePomona was a hotbed of activity on Sunday night as Battles headlined the Glass House while Foster the People sold out the Fox Theater across the street. In a perfect world, Battles should have been headlining the Fox Theater as they engi ... More >>
[Mental Notes] Also: Latina theater group Breath of Fire goes gypsy
Brandon FergusonPhyllis Fender speaks at the grand opening of the visitor center at the Fender manufacturing plant in CoronaThough it moved a relatively short distance from the quaint shopping district surrounding downtown Fullerton to the bucolic splendor of Corona (cough), Fender has truly ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyCheck out our slideshow here!Katy Perry with RobynAugust 7, 2011Nokia TheatreWhen you're at a concert there are events that occur, usually in some sequence, that make you hyper-aware of where you are. When the teenybopper behind you starts shrieking/crying/furiously ... More >>
Anaheim does not make Parliament's "Chocolate City" roll call, but that would be an apt name this weekend for the box that holds Disneyland. "Chocolate: The Event" features three days of sweet-making to pimp "Chocolate: The Exhibition" that's up through Sept. 11 at Muzeo Museum. Capping the festi ... More >>
Katie HovlandThe Smoking Popes, set to release their concept album This Is Only a Test (about the life of a fictional high schooler) on March 15, know what it's like to tell stories through music. So is it any surprise lead singer Josh Caterer picked The Music Man as his all-time favorite soundtr ... More >>
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!
Photo by Kimberly ValenzuelaToday we continue with Part 2 of our interview with Jonathan Munsayac of Fullerton's Tranquil Tea Lounge. Missed the first part? Click here. Otherwise, read on!
Here are 15 things I'm looking forward to at the Newport Beach Film Festival, which kicks off tonight and continues through April 29. These are based on preview screenings, festival descriptions and even less-informed nonsense.Ling-Bai.blogspot.com1) Bai Ling on the red carpet tonight. Years ago, ... More >>
Azhak Hussam is positioning himself to be something like the Willy Wonka of Muslims. The Garden Grove cosmetics company owner (with a background in pharmacy, according to this article in Anaheim-based, InFocus, a Muslim newspaper) has invented what he calls, the Ramadan Fasting Tablet, which, if ... More >>
Keith MayEach Tuesday in May, Newport Beach's the Jakes will be playing--along with a rotating cast of bands from OC and beyond--at eVocal. And also each week this month, Sameer Gadhia, lead singer of the Jakes (pictured) will be sharing his thoughts on the shows. Here's the first installment:BY SAM ... More >>
MENORAH LIGHTING, 6pm Take part in this Menorah lighting on the 7th night of Hanukkah. JC Penney Lower Level in the Westminster Mall, PIRATE’S CHRISTMAS DINNER ADVENTURE, 7pm Pirates and Christmas? Yes, the combination is sure to entertain. Pirate’s Dinner Adventure, 7600 Beach Blvd., Buena P ... More >>
"Juicy Couture is ruining your children."
Watering holes, bars, dance halls, houses of ill repute, whiskey, wine, tequila, whiskey, whiskey, beer, whiskey, whiskey & also whiskey
Almusal of Champions
The Kennedy Center's Willy Wonka
Nightlife and more, Oct. 26 - Nov. 2
And bring on the Oompa-Loompas!
I assume Carlos Alazraqui wears pants; it was a phoner
Revenge of the Sith isn't the only movie this summer. No, really!
Flying around with the Bill Simon press corps
Neat! But is it art?
Will the Girl be ruined by the good life? Stay tuned!