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  • A big appetite for helping high schools

    A big appetite for helping high schools
    When the referee called time Friday afternoon outside the new Stuffed restaurant, Shelley Morris had probably never looked less dignified in front of students. The assistant principal of activities at Huntington Beach High School had sour cream smeared...
  • On Theater: 'Cabaret' a solid musical drama at GWC

    On Theater: 'Cabaret' a solid musical drama at GWC
    The musical drama "Cabaret" has undergone more surgery than Joan Rivers since it first hit the Broadway stage in 1966, including an emasculated movie version that somehow won the best picture Oscar. At Golden West College, director-choreographer Martie...
  • Moms, this is your weekend

    Regardless of whether your mother would rather imbibe a Bellini or inlay a bracelet, ourMother's Dayguide has you covered. Read on for lots of area options: Gimme Shelter If your mother would rather spend time in a Home Goods store than in her own home,...
  • 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...
  • City Lights: Benjamin Franklin: statesman and the bringer of 'Tau-fu'?

    City Lights: Benjamin Franklin: statesman and the bringer of 'Tau-fu'?
    A few years ago, I visited the home of the blues and came away with a theory: If God wants to punish vegans, He sends them to Memphis. I came to that belief after nearly an hour trying to find an animal-free entrée on the posted menus on Beale Street,...
  • Greer's OC: Help others get strong

    One of our favorite events of the year, Share Our Strength's "Taste of the Nation: Laguna Beach" returns June 3 at the Montage Laguna Beach. Attend this incredible gourmet food and wine event featuring eight celebrity chefs, and you will be directly...
  • 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...
  • Greer's OC: Go island-hopping in Orange County

    You can go to the islands of the Caribbean for the pirates, the islands of Hawaii for the waves, or even the islands of the South Pacific for the sushi — or you can make the wise decision and go to Islands Restaurants in Orange County for their...
  • All About Food: Turning over a Greenleaf

    All About Food: Turning over a Greenleaf
    Costa Mesa's 17th Street is full of mini-malls and teeming with traffic. So, finding Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop in an old hacienda-like building surrounded by lush greenery is like discovering an oasis in the desert. Jonathan Rollo has brought his...
  • Wahoo's prepares for June 1 opening in H.B.

    Wahoo's prepares for June 1 opening in H.B.
    Wing Lam still isn't quite sure what happened to his last name. The former Wing Lee had his moniker changed somehow when his family emigrated to the United States from Brazil in the 1970s. Either his father misspelled it, or the immigration official did,...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Whole Foods gives wholly good experience

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Whole Foods gives wholly good experience
    The new, long-awaited Whole Foods Market in Fashion Island has opened with a bang, and patrons are flocking to this mega-food emporium like sports fans to the Super Bowl. Traffic is so intense at the moment and a parking spot so precious that there are...
  • Greer's OC: Air alcoholic beverage now sold at local stores

    Ever since Air debuted in grocery stores, organic markets, beverage shops and convenience stores throughout Orange County, it's upping the ante on carbonated water by making it more exciting. Air is the first sparkling water infused with alcohol that...