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Italy

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  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Margherita fit for a queen

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Margherita fit for a queen
    These days, when we are jonesing for pizza, we are confronted with a vast array of choices even before we think about toppings. Are you in the mood for thin crust, thick crust, stuffed crust, cracker crust, deep dish or even flat bread? The oldest and...
  • Coffee with a splash of steampunk

    Coffee with a splash of steampunk
    Caffè Caldo has a lot to say in its name. There's no secret where Huntington Beach's new restaurant/espresso bar's roots lie with the two Italian words, including the traditional spelling of cafè. There's dual meaning to caldo, which is Italian for heat...
  • Understanding what it means to be 40

    Understanding what it means to be 40
    Aimee Cebulski recalled chatting with Simona, a sommelier in Brescia, Italy, a stone's throw from a church. The topic at hand? Why it is such a big deal to be a 40-year-old unmarried woman without children. "[We were] wondering if it was a sin or...
  • Gossiping Gourmet: Taste abounds with attention to detail

    Gossiping Gourmet: Taste abounds with attention to detail
    The Camp in Costa Mesa is an innovative and fun destination with assorted sports-related shops and seven different restaurants ranging from 118 Degrees, serving raw vegan food, to Valhalla Table, featuring sausages and beer. Ecco has joined the...
  • Greer's OC: Mix surf, art with hotel stay

    The Shorebreak Hotel in Huntington Beach and world-renowned ocean photographer Aaron Chang (who has a pop-up gallery in the Shorebreak lobby) have teamed up to create an experience for surf and art lovers. Booking an "On a Mission for Art" package...
  • Greer's OC: Dina Marie gives beautiful family photos

    We found out about Huntington Beach-based Dina Marie's incredible photography talents from a friend who trusted her to shoot their precious newborn and family photos. The resulting slide show was mesmerizing, and we couldn't imagine having to decide which...
  • All About Food: Area markets full of ethnic food delights

    All About Food: Area markets full of ethnic food delights
    When was the last time you feasted on blinchiki with red caviar, freshly made burrata cheese, real sacher torte, house-made chorizo or live crabs just picked out of the tank? We have the good fortune to live in an area of great ethnic diversity, and...
  • Greer's OC: Fixtures Living a dream come true

    Orange County has never seen anything quite like the new Fixtures Living, a one-stop, wonderfully interactive showroom for premium kitchen, bath and outdoor living products at South Coast Collection in Costa Mesa. It's an emporium of state-of-the-art...
  • 'If he's not a hero, I don't know who is'

     'If he's not a hero, I don't know who is'
    Bruno Serato says his Italian mother is responsible for his good deeds. It started when she spotted a boy eating potato chips at a Boys & Girls Club of Anaheim donation ceremony. When Caterina found out the chips were all that boy and other children...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Go from the top to the toe of Italy's boot

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Go from the top to the toe of Italy's boot
    It seems like the vast majority of restaurants in Huntington Beach are in strip malls with generally unprepossessing exteriors. Such is the case with La Fontana, but once you step through the door, you find yourself in a warm, welcoming atmosphere created...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Warmth and authenticity at Romeo Cucina

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Warmth and authenticity at Romeo Cucina
    Since our last visit to the Italian restaurant Romeo Cucina, it has had a touch up and so has the menu. The capacious room has a warm and inviting ambiance with its wood-burning oven as a focal point. The space is nicely lit and has an uncrowded...
  • Greer's OC: Special offer for fitness classes

    If working out in a traditional gym is not your thing, consider Hidden Talents, an acclaimed studio in Huntington Beach that offers atypical fitness classes like hip-hop, go-go, burlesque, pole, pole fitness, cardio stretch, lap dance, chair, floor, hoop,...