Restaurant Reviews

1270 Reviews Display Results per Page
[Hole in the Wall] Chilly Salvation at Sno On the Go in Mission Viejo
, August 06, 2009
Sno On the Ow!What a wonderful time to get my four wisdom teeth pulled: in the middle of summer, with the cutest little sno-cone shop just opened... More >>
Andrei's Braises Consciousness About Sustainable Dining Andrei's Braises Consciousness About Sustainable Dining
, July 30, 2009
Braising ConsciousnessThough the website and full name of Andrei’s Conscious Cuisine & Cocktails tout the sustainability agenda, the only thing... More >>
[Hole in the Wall] You Got Your Chimichurri On My Tacos!
, July 30, 2009
You Got Your Chimichurri On My Tacos!To survive, Latino restaurants in OC usually serve their homeland’s treats alongside Mexican food—the... More >>
Bribery, Threats, Broken-Down Vehicles, Lawsuits, Pioneers, Good Food: Tales From OC's Taco Trucks Bribery, Threats, Broken-Down Vehicles, Lawsuits, Pioneers, Good Food: Tales From OC's Taco Trucks
, July 23, 2009
Tales From the Taco TrucksBribery, threats, broken-down vehicles, lawsuits, pioneers and good food: the lives of Orange County’s loncheros Joseph... More >>
Traditions Offers Cheap, Hot, Delicious North Indian Cuisine Traditions Offers Cheap, Hot, Delicious North Indian Cuisine
, July 23, 2009
Northern SpiceTraditions isn’t much to look at from the outside, but its delectable Indian dishes will sear themselves into your memory—and your... More >>
[Hole in the Wall] Tasty Battleships at Alebrije's Grill Taco Trucks, Parked in Santa Ana
, July 23, 2009
Of Taco Trucks and BattleshipsYou’ll have to read my cover story to understand why these distinctively pink camiones are the Mendez v.... More >>
Eating Korean Fried Chicken and Getting Sauced at the Past Memories in Garden Grove Eating Korean Fried Chicken and Getting Sauced at the Past Memories in Garden Grove
, July 16, 2009
Fried and SaucedLoad up on the Korean fried chicken at the Past Memories, but watch out for the sweet soju-laced drinks and their sneaky,... More >>
[Hole in the Wall] Chon Qing Mei Wei Heats Things Up
, July 16, 2009
Hot, Hot, Hot!This is the type of Chinese restaurant where the menu bumps into the triple digits and contains items ranging from the tried and... More >>
TK Burgers Refuses to Conform to the Numbing Sameness of a Fast-Food Chain TK Burgers Refuses to Conform to the Numbing Sameness of a Fast-Food Chain
, July 09, 2009
McDifferentTK Burgers refuses to conform to the numbing sameness of a fast-food chainNo one forced me to visit every outlet of TK Burgers, but I... More >>
[Hole in the Wall] Don't Let the Milanesa Sandwich at Lina's Deli in Mission Viejo Become Extinct
, July 09, 2009
They Were ExpendableCan ustedes do me a big favor, gentle readers? It’s quite simple: Any time you eat at an American-style deli or sandwich... More >>
Brasserie Pascal Is the Restaurant Pascal Olhats Has Been Waiting to Do Brasserie Pascal Is the Restaurant Pascal Olhats Has Been Waiting to Do
, July 02, 2009
Blaze, PascalBrasserie Pascal is the restaurant Pascal Olhats has been waiting to do, and it’s worth the waitAs a friend of mine pointed out,... More >>
[Hole in the Wall] Sweet Charity at Gyro N Kabob in Tustin
, July 02, 2009
Sweet CharityA down-on-their-luck couple went to each business in a Tustin shopping plaza asking for a free meal. None complied. They entered... More >>
The Other Other White Meat at Zen Vegetarian The Other Other White Meat at Zen Vegetarian
, June 25, 2009
The Other, Other White MeatThe meatless magicians at Westminster’s Zen Vegetarian sure know how to fake bake—and simmer, and broil, and fryEvery... More >>
[Hole in the Wall] Sticking to It With Cambinos Asian BBQ
, June 25, 2009
Sticking to ItEdwin’s blurb of Cambinos in our recent Summer Guide only hinted at the marvels this place creates with a minimal staff, little... More >>
Watermarc Meets the High Standards of Laguna Beach Dining Watermarc Meets the High Standards of Laguna Beach Dining
, June 18, 2009
Hi, Watermarc!You’ll have to fight your way through a high tide of Laguna Beach locals to find a seat at this deservedly crowded new eateryOf... More >>
[Hole in the Wall] Feel the Burn at El Fogon in Santa Ana
, June 18, 2009
Glad GuerreroThe pretty, unassuming house salsa looks like a recipe stolen from Gourmet. But don’t let its watery consistency fool you: just a... More >>
The New Kéan Coffee in Tustin Has a Familiar Feel, Smell and Taste The New Kéan Coffee in Tustin Has a Familiar Feel, Smell and Taste
, June 11, 2009
Bean ThereThe new Kéan Coffee in Tustin has a familiar feel—and smell and taste When we broke the news last September that Martin Diedrich was... More >>
[Hole In the Wall] Wolfies Deli Is Almost Famous
, June 11, 2009
Almost FamousA request to all present and future OC restaurateurs: Never call yourself “World Famous.” You’re not. Wolfies Deli in Westminster? A... More >>
[Summer Guide] The Grills of Your Barbecue-Loving Dreams [Summer Guide] The Grills of Your Barbecue-Loving Dreams
, June 04, 2009
Grills of Your DreamsYour essential summertime list of top local keepers of the barbecue flame Barbecue: If there’s a more loaded word in the... More >>
[Hole in the Wall] An Acid Trip Through the Ocean of OC Ceviche [Hole in the Wall] An Acid Trip Through the Ocean of OC Ceviche
, June 04, 2009
Acid Trip While Edwin obsesses over barbecue, let’s talk ceviche: the Latin American seafood standard that involves chilled fish or crustaceans... More >>
Boqueria's Tasty Tapas Hatches at Rooster Cafe Boqueria's Tasty Tapas Hatches at Rooster Cafe
, May 28, 2009
Bawk-Bawk-Boqueria!A tasty tapas bar is the latest concept to hatch at the restaurant incubator that is the Rooster CafeJack Flynn’s Rooster Cafe... More >>
[Hole In the Wall] Savannah Smiles at Kenyan Cuisine
, May 28, 2009
Savannah SmilesMore proof Anaheim is the county’s best city for foreign food: OC’s first Kenyan restaurant. It’s in a strip mall that’s turning... More >>
Annapoorna Offers a Distinctive Blend of Indian and Chinese Cuisine Annapoorna Offers a Distinctive Blend of Indian and Chinese Cuisine
, May 21, 2009
Fresh Indo-ChinaIf you can find the place, Annapoorna offers a distinctively spicy blend of subcontinental and Middle Kingdom cuisineEven if you... More >>
[Hole in the Wall] Oh, Cap'n, Mi Capitan: It's a Culinary Mash-up at Capt'n Mike's
, May 21, 2009
O Capt’n! ¡Mi Capitan!Sometimes, I wonder what life was like in Orange County before the Reconquista, specifically in the areas now completely... More >>
It's Finally Kogi Korean-Barbecue Taco Truck Season in OC It's Finally Kogi Korean-Barbecue Taco Truck Season in OC
, May 14, 2009
Truck Season!In which our critic recounts his hunt for the Kogi Korean-barbecue taco truck—using considerably more than 140 charactersLast fall,... More >>
<< Previous Page | 1 | ... | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | ... | 51 | Next Page >> Display Results per Page

Find A Restaurant

Join My Voice Nation for free stuff, dining info & more!

Click for our favorite Orange County dishes

From the Print Edition

Eureka! It's a Burger Discovery Eureka! It's a Burger Discovery

If I told you that you can have a burger and beer at Eureka! (their exclamation point, not mine), the new restaurant in Huntington Beach's Bella Terra, that'd be enough,… More >>

Sahuayo Primo Offers Pig By the Pound

They sit there at Sahuayo Primo in SanTana all the time: golden sheets or strips of chicharrones, fried morning, noon and night, slowly baking under hot lamps. The stacks of… More >>

Wei Shian: A Noodle By Any Other Name Wei Shian: A Noodle By Any Other Name

If you happen to find yourself slurping braised beef noodle soup in Irvine, you're likely in a Taiwanese restaurant. The big names in town—A & J, Lao Dong, Chef Hung—are… More >>

Burrito Madness at Paul's Famous Burgers

California is America's burrito empire, from the Mission cylindrical god of San Francisco to San Diego's California burrito to the Inland Empire's garbage burrito, which I described to a friend… More >>

Samurai Burrito: The Subway of Sushi Samurai Burrito: The Subway of Sushi

Do you turn up your nose at those sushi bar Know-Nothings who would make a thick, creamy sludge out of their soy sauce and wasabi? Do you know what brand… More >>

Ellie's Table At North Beach: A Line of Good

Don't mind the sign near the entrance of Ellie's Table At North Beach that says, "Line Starts Here." Actually, scratch that: If there is a line, follow it. But in… More >>

Loading...