Life + Arts

Talking Shop: 503 Found is Cannery Village's hidden gem

Talking Shop: 503 Found is Cannery Village's hidden gem

It takes a special eye to be able to walk into an empty warehouse and fall in love with the potential.

 Former dishwasher now Zov's culinary director

Former dishwasher now Zov's culinary director

"Hold on," said Louie Jocson. "I'm in the process of caramelizing onions."

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

While neither bear nor practitioner of yoga, this Yogi does enjoy rolling around on his back in the grass.

 On Theater: A bouncy 'Mattress' at playhouse

On Theater: A bouncy 'Mattress' at playhouse

It's been quite a while since the musical comedy "Once Upon a Mattress" visited a local community theater, an oversight the Huntington Beach...

 The Gossiping Gourmet: Saddle up and visit the Ranch

The Gossiping Gourmet: Saddle up and visit the Ranch

I was going to review a new restaurant that had just opened, or so it seemed when I Googled it. But on arrival I discovered that it wasn't...

Need a costume fix? This Poppa is your mama

Need a costume fix? This Poppa is your mama

Barbara Poppa, wardrobe supervisor at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, reached for a plastic basket and pointed to the washing machine before...

Retail Therapy: Ice Cream. Get your ice cream.

Ice screaming good deal: Stop by Baskin-Robbins locations on Sunday to score a regular scoop of ice cream for $1.31 plus...

Smash hits coming to Segerstrom Center

Smash hits coming to Segerstrom Center

Previewing a theater season at Segerstrom Center for the Arts is like walking into a shoe retailer and eyeing a variety of styles created by...

Young dancers find inspiration from mouse

Young dancers find inspiration from mouse

Angelina Ballerina, the dancing cartoon mouse from a PBS Kids television series, is quite the big cheese these days.

On Theater: 'Once' is one of a kind

On Theater: 'Once' is one of a kind

“Once” is a Broadway musical that dares to be different. Not only dares but demands. Stridently. At the top of its voice.

 The Gossiping Gourmet: Eclectic bites at Fusion

The Gossiping Gourmet: Eclectic bites at Fusion

The new Ayres Hotel in Fountain Valley, just off the 405 Freeway at Brookhurst Street, is home to a delightful restaurant called Fusion...

Retail Therapy: Mixing up a sale at SOCO

Walk on up: The OC Mix at SOCO, 3303 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa, is hosting a sidewalk sale from 10 a.m. to 6...

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Unlike her namesake from the "Our Gang" comedy series, Darla is hardly a little rascal.

Dining Reviews

The Gossiping Gourmet: Pizza the old Italian way

The Gossiping Gourmet: Pizza the old Italian way

Do the beach cities really need another pizza place? Well, if it happens to be Settebello, the answer is a great big "yes."

All About Food: The romance and reality of culinary labels

All About Food: The romance and reality of culinary labels

With the plethora of food shows and fancy menus these days, I thought I might clarify some culinary terms. I must confess that a few of...

Film Reviews

Reel Critics: '22 Jump Street' mostly by the numbers

Reel Critics: '22 Jump Street' mostly by the numbers

The sequel comedy "22 Jump Street" is as rude, crude and ridiculous as the rowdy original. Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum revise their...

Reel Critics: A wild 'West' from MacFarlane

Reel Critics: A wild 'West' from MacFarlane

"A Million Ways to Die in the West" is a mixed bag of rapid-fire jokes that obliterate the boundaries of good taste at every level. Seth...

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