| Aug 29, 2012
| 2:56 PM
Although Tradition by Pascal has closed its doors after 24 years as Orange County's premier French restaurant, chef Pascal Olhats is still busy with his catering business, his eponymous epicerie and overseeing Café Jardin and Brasserie Pascal, as well...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:36 AM
Looking for a fantastic dinner experience at a family owned neighborhood bistro?
Champagnes Bistro & Deli in Newport Beach is celebrating 23 years in business, and it just debuted an expanded dinner menu that starts after 4:30 p.m. with bistro...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 2:01 PM
In our experience of cooking, dining, researching and writing about food, as well as running a restaurant and catering business in Laguna Beach, we have accumulated a wealth of tips that may help you avoid kitchen nightmares or just make your cooking life...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Old World Village hosts its fourth annual Multi Chamber Business Mixer at 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach. Representatives from local businesses and chambers of commerce will be in attendance from 5 to 7 p.m. Admission is...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 3:00 PM
"There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning."
So wrote Louis L'Amour, and had "America's Storyteller" ever tasted one of the cinnamon rolls at Alice's Breakfast in the Park, he might have asked afterwards,...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 4:23 PM
It is probably true that every chef dreams of owning his or her own restaurant someday, and James Peters is no exception, having grown up in the food business, working at his family's restaurant, then doing his time at culinary school and in fine kitchens...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 4:45 PM
A La Carte has finally bitten the dust. The gourmet takeout restaurant and catering company that we lovingly created in 1986 from a fortune teller's apartment and sold seven years ago, passing through two subsequent owners, is now undergoing a complete...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 4:23 PM
And now for something completely different — a gift that truly keeps on giving. It comes in a box but has no ribbons. Unlike a new puppy, it takes care of itself. It isn't Godiva chocolates, but it's definitely edible. So, what is this unique and...
| Dec 22, 2010
| 4:06 PM
If the rain persists next week in Huntington Beach, Randy Wong has a simple response: Bring it on.
The Hawaii native will visit Surf City the last three days of 2010 as bassist and musical director of the Waitiki 7, an eclectic band that combines jazz,...
| Jul 28, 2010
| 4:40 AM
The Huntington Beach Police Department is considering posting the names of drunk-driving offenders on its website as part of a stepped-up strategy to address DUIs downtown and citywide.
Police submitted a report this month to the City Council...
| Jul 21, 2010
| 5:32 PM
Whitewashing: glossing over or covering up vices, crimes, scandals or to exonerate by means of a perfunctory investigation or through biased presentation of data.
Greenwashing: the practice of companies disingenuously spinning their products and...
| Jul 29, 2010
| 11:26 AM
Huntington Beach smokers could be out of luck if they want to light up while eating on outdoor patios if the City Council approves a proposal Monday to ban the act.
The proposed ordinance would ban smoking on outdoor patios and within 20-feet of them in...