Category Archives: Restaurants

solita in Huntington Beach introduces new Baja-inspired brunch dishes for Memorial Day weekend

Executive Chef Deborah Schneider of solita Tacos & Margaritas in Huntington Beach will be introducing some delicious new menu items to solita’s weekend brunch menu. Brunch at solita is offered every Saturday and Sunday from 11am until 3pm. In addition, … Continue reading

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Memorial Day is All-Day Happy Hour at Del Frisco’s Grille in Irvine

Memorial Day weekend is almost upon us. On this holiday, when we pay tribute by honoring our brave men and women who have served and often died to protect our liberty, often times we raise a glass to them in … Continue reading

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Mick’s Karma Bar in Irvine and HachéLA in Silver Lake Present an Awesome Burger, French Style

There are hamburgers, and then there are hamburgers. In France, the upscale version of a hamburger is called steak haché, or chopped steak. At Mick’s Karma Burger in Irvine and its sister establishment, HachéLA in the Silver Lake District of … Continue reading

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Chomp Chomp Nation in Anaheim Melds Singapore Flavors with American Eating Styles

Chomp Chomp Nation started out as a food truck, the brainchild of Robert Zuetell and Gina Galvan. “My wife had been to Singapore in 2005 working for Pizza Hut International”, Robert said. “She had tried the food, I had not … Continue reading

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Big Moe Cason is Coming to Cook BBQ at the upcoming Norco Brew n’ Que Festival

Big Moe Cason of Des Moines, Iowa, one of the top competitors in the BBQ world, always wanted to cook in California. “I’ve never done a California contest. The only time I was out in California was when I did … Continue reading

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The Best Barbecue by the Best Cooks Was Found at the Queen Mary’s 4th Annual West Coast BBQ Classic in Long Beach

The 4th Annual Queen Mary West Coast BBQ Classic took place Saturday, May 9 in Long Beach. When the sauce settled, Sterling Ball’s Big Poppa Smokers was awarded the Grand Champion Trophy. “The City of Long Beach, with the Queen … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: The Oldest Surviving Los Angeles Restaurants… A Master List of the Vintage, Historic and Old School

We are lucky in Los Angeles to have a lot of spectacular vintage restaurants, but we are still losing many every year to owners who retire, sell out for money or lose their long-held lease to nasty gentrification. I’m a … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Folliero’s Family Values

It was always a special occasion when my parents took us out for pizza. We always went to the same little family-run restaurant where we were allowed to climb on the chairs and run in the aisles. I can still … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Great BBQ at the Queen Mary West Coast BBQ Classic in Long Beach

It’s setting up time for the Queen Mary’s West Coast BBQ Classic. The aroma of delicious barbeque will be wafting through the air tomorrow as the Queen Mary hosts the 4th Annual West Coast BBQ Classic. Long Beach’s iconic ship is … Continue reading

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Sushi Roku Will Open a Newport Beach Location June 1st

Sushi Roku, who had one of the most popular booths at the recent Newport Beach Film Festival’s Opening Night Gala, has announced that they will be opening their first Orange County location on June 1st. Sushi Roku’s newest location will … Continue reading

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