• Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    On the Line: Donald Williams of Curry House CoCo Ichibanya, Part Two

    We don't know if we were more surprised or relieved that Donald was a man of choice words. It might be because he used to teach English, and we were prepared to type a whole lot more. Either way, his demeanor was about as chill as could be right before a lunch service.Read our interview with Donald ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    On the Line: Donald Williams of Curry House CoCo Ichibanya, Part One

    Donald Williams was careful to explain that the operation is a team effort. There is no designated chef at Coco Ichibanya. Sauce, protein, starch, and perhaps a veg. There's a certain amount of assembly (and a whole lotta curry) involved. He also mentioned their next location in K-town, opening in t ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 13, 2011

    WINNER'S CIRCLE: Rin Tanaka

    [BEST OF 2011: GAME ON!] Author and photographer

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Cup Noodles Museum Opens in Japan

    You Offend Me You Offend My Family‚ÄčThe Cup Noodles Museum opens today!  And no, I don't mean my old dorm room closet. Forty years ago, Nissin Foods introduced to the world what would become a food staple of college students, stoners, kitchen klutzes and overworked cubicle rats. To celebr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    Orange, Citrusy-Smelling Burning Rubber Comes to Raceways

    Fullerton-based Yokohama Tire Corp., the North American manufacturing and marketing arm of Tokyo-based Yokohama Rubber Co., wants you to know it is "making history" today at Sebring International Raceway in Florida, where each Porsche 911 race car competing in the Patrón GT3 Challenge series event ... More >>

  • Features

    October 20, 2005
  • Food

    February 10, 2005

    Ramen Wars!

    Slurping through Orange Countys steamiest Ramen bowls

  • Features

    December 23, 2004

    Pop-Culture Pasha

    San Clementes Rin Tanaka makes our castoffs cool again

  • Food

    September 25, 2003

    Clashingly Yummy

    Travel through Peru with Norys

  • Food

    October 21, 1999

    The Land of the Rising Beer

    And thats why were here

  • Columns

    December 17, 1998