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    This Week in Cheese

    Cheese is in again, with many households stocking up on the fromage of various countries and animals (haven't had camel's cheese? Oh, you poor soul). But most restaurants still settle for the standards--Parmesan, Cheddar, Romano. These eateries, how...

    on October 6, 2005
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    Fast, Hot, Cheap, Delicious - A & J Restaurant brings northern Chinese food to Irvinelike salted soymilk!

    Photo by Matt OttoSalted soymilk isn't the most attractive breakfast. Neither solid nor liquid, it's a clumpy porridge of oatmeal and herbs. The orange hue comes from the dried shrimp, soy sauce, sesame oil, vinegar and pork flakes that mingle and f...

    by BONNIE YUET-YEN HO on October 6, 2005
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    Swift Souffle Serenade - Non-hurried, elegant dining at Savoies Fare

    Photo by Tenaya HillsTime was running short. My dining partner had a concert to attend; a night of romance awaited me. We had finished our fabulous dinner at Savoie's Fare in Laguna Niguel and now eagerly awaited the Grand Marnier souffl our charmi...

    on October 6, 2005
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    Great Food Moments in Weekly History

    Photo by Tenaya HillsThere are at least three kinds of culinary adventures: eating food that's bad--terrifyingly, esophageally wounding (in this paper's very first issue, my predecessor Tom Vasich was legitimately offended by the poor taste of most ...

    on September 22, 2005
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    JC Fandango

    Photo by Jack GouldI can spend just one week leaning against the marbled bar at JC Fandango and see the entirety of the human experience pass: metaleros with enough steel on their torn jackets to warp a compass; nervous gabachas overdressed for thei...

    on September 22, 2005
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    Franco's Italian Restaurant

    "This is the best cheesecake in the world," bragged the Argentine waiter at Franco's Italian Restaurant, and I had no reason to doubt him. I had just spent my lunch charmed by the homey yet elegant meals at this tiny Cypress restaurant, where the ta...

    on September 22, 2005
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    This Week in Southern Comfort

    Here's a list of Orange County soul food and Cajun restaurants, in remembrance of the calamity in New Orleans. Grace them with your business and company. Ask them to donate any extra food or profits to America's Second Harvest (www.secondharvest.org...

    on September 15, 2005
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    Like a Womans Chest - The Rupee Room and the righteousness of plate licking

    Photo by Heather XI've tasted many a flavorful sauce in my food critic days: nutty tahini over the finest falafel on the planet, relishy Bolivian salsa with murmurs of mint and cheese, Vietnamese lemongrass butter so electric I order an extra mound ...

    on September 15, 2005
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    This Week in Pork

    Sorry, Jews and Muslims: we eat pig this week. Yes, there are other delicious non-pork items at the following restaurants, but the rest of us goyim and kaffirs should concentrate on the sweet, infidel hog at each location. DINNER FOR TWO: ...

    on September 1, 2005
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    East Coast Hot dogs

    Photo by Tenaya HillsIf Huntington Beach is the last stronghold of Orange County's white working class, then the shopping plaza on the corner of Beach Boulevard and Garfield Avenue is its culinary Little Bighorn, the place where you find grand, epon...

    on September 1, 2005
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    A New York Steak of Mind - The Corner Broilers great meats and extraordinary roasted bell pepper soup

    Photo by Amy TheiligMidway through dinner at the Corner Broiler in Lake Forest, two little girls walked in lugging bags of pork chops. Greeting them warmly was owner Chris Siedenburg, a short, buzz-cut man with the trim physique of a Whiting Ranch h...

    on September 1, 2005
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    Kochee Kabob House

    Photo by Jonathan HoAfter a years-long drought, Orange County now hosts two Afghan restaurants: Orange's Amazing Kabob House and Kochee Kabob House, across the street from UC Irvine. It's a claustrophobic place despite the Irvine address; noisy with...

    on August 25, 2005
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    Plum Pickings - Two grand ways to eat at Kappo Suzumaru

    Photo by Heather XWhen you think of local Japanese culture, you might think of Costa Mesa's high-energy ramen shops and supermarkets, the spare serenity of the Noguchi Sculpture Garden across from South Coast Plaza, Anaheim's Zen Buddhist temples, o...

    on August 25, 2005
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    This Week in Ice Cream and Other Frozen Delights

    Every couple of Saturdays or so, I'm a guest on KCRW-FM 88.9's excellent program Good Food, where I rap with host Evan Kleiman about the best Orange County eats. One of the eateries we'll soon discuss is Garden Grove's Delicias de Mxico, the wondro...

    on August 18, 2005
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    Ricas Tortas Ahogadas

    Photo by Matt OttoThere's a couple of Orange County loncheras trained in the art of the torta ahogada--the tasty, salsa-soaked sandwich native to the Mexican city of Guadalajara that's quite possibly the spiciest foodstuff on earth. Unfortunately, a...

    by Gustavo Arellano on August 18, 2005
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    Healthy Inc. - Sidneys Cafe rides the resurgent health-food wave

    Photo by Tenaya HillsWhen I ordered a portobello mushroom burger at Sidney's Caf, owner/cashier/waitress/baker Sandy Sauers asked if I wanted fruit or coleslaw with it. "Fruit, please," I replied with a reluctant nod of atonement toward sins of Fre...

    by ANDREA THOMER on August 18, 2005
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    This Week in Buffets

    The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel (which is actually in Dana Point--go figure) just restarted its Friday night seafood buffet and Sunday brunch. I hear these all-you-can-eats are worthy of the Shah, but there's no way I can afford the $55 for the Frida...

    on August 11, 2005
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    Boulangerie Pierre & Patisserie

    Photo by Amy TheiligIt's easy to see why Vietnamese continue to romanticize the French more than 50 years after Dien Bien Phu. The answer is there, on a sign in the heart of Little Saigon: Boulangerie Pierre & Patisserie, the best French bakery in O...

    on August 11, 2005
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    Patty the Bunny - The Dutch army, a Thai named Bunny and the greatness of the Wild Rabbit

    Heather XDecades ago, my friend's father joined the Dutch army. As part of the training, each soldier had to raise a baby bunny and give it a name. My friend's father named his Cruyff, after the Ajax Amsterdam soccer-club superstar. Cruyff spent his...

    on August 11, 2005
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    Island Grill

    Photo by Shannon SibayanA couple sits next to the window at Island Grill, slowly spooning through a multicolored column of shaved ice. The column rises from a large glass bowl and looks like the Devil's Tower Richard Dreyfuss carved out of mashed po...

    on August 4, 2005
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