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    Good Breakfast, Fab Lunch, Great Dinner - The Dining Day at the Irvine Hyatt Regencys 6ix Park Grill

    Photo by Tenaya HillsSome of the county's better restaurants operate from hotels, such as Savoury's in Laguna Beach's La Casa del Camino, Aqua over at the St. Regis Resort, and the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel's recently departed Dining Room. Notice ...

    on September 30, 2004
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    This Week in Good Chains

    The Orange County Register's "Best of Orange County" issue arrived last Friday, and it's no surprise the restaurant section reads like a blowjob for everything corporate rather than an actual survey of the county's fine eateries. Really, Reg--Pizza ...

    on September 23, 2004
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    Chug! Hug! Chug! - Making friends and beer at Brewbakers

    Photo by Amy TheligPart fraternity, part bakery, part miniature brewery, Brewbakers is as much a bonding experience as an eating establishment, a gustatory amusement park in the midst of chain-heavy Huntington Beach. The homey environs and always-bu...

    by REX REASON on September 23, 2004
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    This Week in Comida

    Viva Mxico, cabrones! This weekend will bring many tacky restaurant celebrations in honor of Mexican Independence Day. Our favorite: a local radio station's "Skindependence Day" bikini contest. Que caliente! But don't kid yourself with these quas...

    on September 16, 2004
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    No Feigning Necessary! - The distracting decor and fabulous dinners of Svelte

    Photo by Tenaya HillsPeering into the women's restroom at Svelte, Corona del Mar's newest see-and-be-seen eatery, I felt as though I was taking a guided tour of the Louvre, foolishly nodding and contorting my face into what I hoped would give the ap...

    by ELLEN GRILEY on September 16, 2004
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    Blame It on the Ritz - The Dining Rooms last waltz

    Photo by Amy TheligThis is how we do it in the OC: build fabulous restaurants and entertainment venues, allow them to achieve a fame that transcends our 789 square miles, then tear them down in the name of vanilla progress. It happened with Costa Me...

    on September 9, 2004
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    Matiki Island Barbeque

    Photo by Sasha ContrerasWhether tucked between two bread slices or served alongside rondures of rice and macaroni salad, the beef at Matiki Island Barbeque is among the most memorably delicious piece of cow you'll ever chew: ruddy, soft, not burnt a...

    on September 2, 2004
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    This Week in Frenching

    I'm sure that New York City's French restaurants received no added business due to the recently concluded Republican National Convention. And I'm sure our local GOP delegation won't flock back to our local Gallic grubberies any time soon either, les...

    on September 2, 2004
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    Honor the Proletariat: Pig Out - Spend your Labor Day searching for South Countys endangered beach-shack grubberies

    photo by Amy TheligDamned is the soul drawn to South County. Damned am I, condemned to wander wall-eyed through the region's few remaining beach-shack restaurants, reminders of an era before development, before Aliso Creek was a cesspool, back when ...

    on September 2, 2004
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    Faster, Higher, Fuller! - Forget about the Olympics! Chow at Christakis

    Photo by Tenaya HillsWatching the Olympics? I sure as hell ain't, although not for the reasons you may suspect. I actually love the billion-dollar quadrennial spectacle: NBC's weepy human-interest profiles, opening and closing ceremonies so garish t...

    on August 26, 2004
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    My Hiro - How a Cypress cafe stole my heart, one fusion dish at a time

    Photo by Matt Otto Our first date was underwhelming. Sure, Hiro was friendly and sophisticated and beckoned with quirky charm. But Hiro was ugly. Avert-your-eyes-and-don't-order-dessert ugly. Hiro tried too hard, wore too much cologne, sported a lou...

    by MARIDEL REYES on August 19, 2004
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    This Week in Carnivores vs. Vegetarians

    Highlight steak, the vegetarians start bitching about animal cruelty. Highlight tofu palaces, the carnivores want to kill you for succumbing to P.C. interests. In the interest of pleasing and infuriating both, then, here's a list of steer and veggie...

    on August 12, 2004
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    Politics-Free Zone - Anaheim officials, please stay away from Yves Bistro. Everyone else, eat on!

    Photo by Amy TheligAs Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle draws up his latest revitalization plan for the city, you can bet Disney Dollars to cents he won't ask Yves' Bistro to join in--nor is it likely the restaurant would accept the offer. See, this comfy ...

    on August 12, 2004
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    Grub Guide

    This week in legume love Beans, bean: the magical fruit, So damn good, it makes Atkins moot. Pinto, black, soy: this guide tells all, Just make sure, friend, to blast in a stall. ...........................Less than $10! $.....................

    on August 5, 2004
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    La Vie en Fusion - Feast on French-Vietnamese veggie love at Chez Rose

    Photo by Tenaya HillsChez Rose in Westminster is a delicious aberration in many ways. For one, this little caf specializes in French-Vietnamese cuisine, a much-loved rarity in Little Saigon occupying the same haute couture stature in Vietnamese soc...

    by ANGIE DRISKELL on August 5, 2004
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    Asian Deli

    Photo by Amy TheligAmong Orange County's many restaurant casualties over the years, the loss of Asian Deli stings the most. It operated for years from a hectic Orange strip mall, a spotless Indonesian dive where patrons happily munched on vast rice ...

    on July 29, 2004
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    These are the Riches of the Rich - Hush your poor gut at Laguna Beachs buzz spot

    Photo by Tenaya HillsThe rich are different from you and me--for instance, they don't drink lemonade. I was reminded of this class truism one recent balmy evening at Hush, the fabulous Laguna Beach restaurant that's receiving more buzz than a hone...

    on July 29, 2004
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    Pig Pickin Paradise - Dine with local Cack-a-lacks at Kill Devils

    Photo by Tanaya HillsWe Southern folk find the restaurant pickings in Orange County slim for the grub we grew up with: fried okra, shrimp and grits, blackberry cobbler, to name the most missed. So imagine my surprise when a friend sent the following...

    by ANNE BEASLEY on July 22, 2004
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    This Hole-in-the-Wall County - Orange Countys 74 Greatest Holes-in-the-Wall

    Holes are our friends and, these days, so very necessary. One must protect one's holes against attack--gas mask, lead underwear. One is advised to have a hole to retreat to and, hopefully, another hole to retreat to and eat. The latter would be a ho...

    by Gustavo Arellano on July 15, 2004
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    Eater, Destroy Thyself - Going out with a bang at Rembrandts Beautiful Food

    Photo by Tenaya HillsWhen it became evident last week that killing my brain with beer and burgers just wasn't working fast enough, I turned to The Self-Destruction Handbook: 8 Simple Steps to an Unhealthier You and its authors, West LA-ites Adam Was...

    by THEO DOUGLAS on July 8, 2004
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