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  • All About Food: There's a gift of fresh produce in these boxes

    All About Food: There's a gift of fresh produce in these boxes
    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...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: A taste of Taiwan in O.C.

    The Gossiping Gourmet: A taste of Taiwan in O.C.
    China has a great variety of regional cuisines yet, locally, we only see a few of these represented, mainly Cantonese, Szechuan and Beijing, or a combination thereof. We went in search of something different, and found Chef Chen, an attractive, small...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Inventive, savory food at Savoy

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Inventive, savory food at Savoy
    Hotel restaurants are notorious for high prices and mediocre food, but there are exceptions, and we've found one just across the San Diego (405) freeway from South Coast Plaza. What was once a decidedly unattractive Holiday Inn has been transformed...
  • In The Pipeline: Don't let this case get cold

    In The Pipeline: Don't let this case get cold
    "They stole my trailer. Inside was my push cart, my umbrella, my signage, my generator — even my ice scream scoops!" In his thick Boston accent, the 34-year-old entrepreneur was telling me about his loss the night before as we sat in the Albertsons...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: No need to go to Naples

    The Gossiping Gourmet: No need to go to Naples
    Huntington Beach now has its very own Cucina Alessa. Chef/owner Alessandro Pirozzi opened the first of these home-style Italian restaurants in Newport Beach two years ago to very good reviews. The incredibly energetic Pirozzi now works 18-hour days,...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: 'Treasure' found on Balboa Island

    The Gossiping Gourmet: 'Treasure' found on Balboa Island
    Nestled in a tiny storefront on Balboa Island is a charming, romantic little bistro called Pas.tu, which means "treasure box" in Persian. A treasure box it is, with its candle-lit atmosphere, the sound of trickling water from the fountain on the terrace...
  • From the Boathouse: Down to the wire in America's Cup

    Ahoy! San Francisco was boasting beautiful weather Thursday with mostly sunny skies and 72-degree air temperatures for Race 12, which was the first and only race of day number nine. Winds were at 16 knots at first but increased in the afternoon, and...
  • From the Boathouse: New West Marine a coastal landmark

    Ahoy! Attention all boaters: Have you heard about the grand opening this weekend for the largest West Marine store on the West Coast? This gigantic flagship emporium encompasses more than 27,000 square feet, with 18,000 products in the showroom. West...
  • Art-A-Fair: It's a bird! It's a trademark!

    Art-A-Fair: It's a bird! It's a trademark!
    Robert Marble's signature was created almost by accident. In an effort to add a dab of color to his earlier creations, the Newport Beach resident invented a little red bird. It would attract the eye to a particular spot, he said. "If it works once,...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Romance in a mundane spot

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Romance in a mundane spot
    In a nondescript strip mall on 17th Street in Costa Mesa, located next to a Chixy Natural and a Bomburger, along with several other chain restaurants, is a very good family-owned Mediterranean-Italian bistro called Café Tria. Large windows overlook...