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  • The Gossiping Gourmet: No canned dishes at this Cannery

    The Gossiping Gourmet: No canned dishes at this Cannery
    I thought it was time to check out the Cannery restaurant because it has a new chef, Nick Weber, and a new menu. The original building was an actual fish cannery beginning in 1921. In 1973, it was remodeled as a restaurant and sold in 1999 to current...
  • In the Pipeline: A taste of boba done right

    I think the Taste of Huntington Beach is my favorite event of the year and not just because of how full I am at the end of the day. Since 2002, the Taste has raised more than $400,000 for the Huntington Beach Children's Library. As co-organizer Gail...
  • Nightclub beating suspects appear in court but hearing is delayed

    Nightclub beating suspects appear in court but hearing is delayed
    Two women charged with killing a woman outside a Santa Ana nightclub were in court Tuesday, but the hearing to determine whether there’s enough evidence to prosecute them was postponed to Monday. Candace Marie Brito, 27, and Vanesa Tapia Zavala,...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Up for a spontaneous lunch?

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Up for a spontaneous lunch?
    One of the best bargains in Orange County is the lunchtime prix fixe "Spontanee" menu at Marche Moderne in South Coast Plaza. It is also, in my opinion, the best restaurant in the O.C. The excellent three-course meal costs only $25. The meal usually...
  • New game complex brings out the kid in everyone

    New game complex brings out the kid in everyone
    It took an eager, wide-eyed boy to assemble the game lineup at Fuzion, the new family entertainment complex that opened this week in Huntington Beach. That boy exists inside a 38-year-old man, but there you have it. General manager Alfred Sims, who...
  • All About Food: Mixing and matching in 2014

    All About Food: Mixing and matching in 2014
    The term "fusion cuisine" was born in California sometime in the '70s. Calasian was one of the first experiments in the blending of cuisines, along with Tex Mex and Pacific Rim. French-Chinese appeared in Los Angeles at Chinois, Roy Yamaguchi brought us...
  • Retail Therapy: Oh, baby, what a deal

    Buy, baby, buy: Enjoy savings of up to 80% on baby clothes and nursery goods at the Piyo Piyo warehouse sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through Friday at 14150 Myford Road, Irvine. Cash only. Information: piyopiyousa.com. Hot tamale: Join chef...
  • Mayor, council clash over legal fees

    The Seal Beach City Council debated Monday whether it makes sense to continue outsourcing legal services or hire in-house counsel. Mayor Ellery Deaton said she would like staff to conduct a financial analysis of the city's current legal representation...
  • Retail Therapy: It's fun to pay at RVCA

    RVCA and roll: Fans of RVCA apparel will want to hit its warehouse sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 960 W. 16th St., Costa Mesa. Save up to 75% on clothing and accessories for men and women inspired by surf and skateboard...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: The new star at Starfish Laguna Beach

    The Gossiping Gourmet: The new star at Starfish Laguna Beach
    Starfish Laguna Beach has hired a new chef since my last visit. He came to work there about a year and four months ago. His name is Marco Romero and he is Venezuelan. I was curious to see what a South American chef would make of this Pan Asian...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Great food, and all that jazz

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Great food, and all that jazz
    We are always finding delightful small restaurants in Huntington Beach's plethora of strip malls. Several friends told us about the Black Trumpet Bistro, saying the food was uniformly good, so we tried it last Saturday night. They don't take reservations,...
  • Retail Therapy: A shopping trip to Repeat

    Designer deals: Repeat Boutique is hosting a warehouse blowout sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 3001 Redhill Ave., Building 1, Suite 104, Costa Mesa. Enjoy major savings on the nonprofit resale boutique's already low prices. Information:...