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  • Natural Perspectives: iCan't get enough of birding apps on iPad

    I bought myself an iPad 2 about three weeks ago and became instantly addicted. I should point out that Vic and I are long-time PC people, not Apple people. Well, we used to be anyway. Vic switched his desktop computer from a PC to Mac this year, so he'...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Orchid offers generous taste of Persian food

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Orchid offers generous taste of Persian food
    If you are looking for a great deal and some interesting food, we suggest you try the buffet at Orchid in Costa Mesa, served both at lunch and dinner every day but Saturday. It might be a nice introduction to Iranian — or Persian — cuisine...
  • Natural Perspectives: Centennial Farm at fair is fun, educational

    Natural Perspectives: Centennial Farm at fair is fun, educational
    Vic and I spent a fantastic day at the Orange County Fair this past Sunday. We went with our son Scott, his wife, Nicole, and their three preschoolers, Allison, Lauren and Megan. This was the girls' first visit to the O.C. Fair, although they've...
  • Greer's OC: Good times on the Deck

    A new beachfront dining experience just launched at the Deck at Pacific Edge Hotel in Laguna Beach. It's the place to enjoy casual beach fare and fresh cocktails, watch surfers or kick back in a cabana while getting a massage. Chef Michael Ingrino...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Cap off your day at Kappo Honda

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Cap off your day at Kappo Honda
    Kappo Honda is primarily an izakaya restaurant, but it does have a sushi bar in a separate room. Izakaya traditionally is a very casual drinking establishment that also serves small plates. In the U.S., it has morphed into an actual style of restaurant....
  • Greer's OC: Claw your way toward Crab Tuesdays

    Experiencing a culinary delicacy doesn't get much better than Crab Tuesdays at AnQi Gourmet Bistro & Noodle Bar at South Coast Plaza. It's a rare weekly foodie event hosted by celebrity Chef Helene An, the matriarch and executive chef of all An Family...
  • Natural Perspectives: Birding in Big Bear more fun than a barrel of monkeyflowers

    Natural Perspectives: Birding in Big Bear more fun than a barrel of monkeyflowers
    Vic led a birding trip to Big Bear Lake recently for his senior citizen class in bird watching. I was more than happy to go with him because I love the San Bernardino Mountains. We drove up State Route 38 on a beautiful Friday morning, meeting the...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Everything made from scratch at Mazara Trattoria

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Everything made from scratch at Mazara Trattoria
    Once again, we are all excited about a little neighborhood restaurant in a Huntington Beach strip mall. This time, it's Sicilian and the chef/owner Joe Maiale has realized his longtime dream of opening his own ristorante, along with his wife-to-be, Laura....
  • Greer's O.C: New coffeehouse for Huntington Beach

    Huntington Beach just landed a new gourmet coffeehouse, Adams Avenue Coffee, which is proudly serving custom-roasted Kéan Coffee along with tasty treats such as the legendary Adams Avenue Donuts and pastries. Owner Gretchen Bock worked for Diedrich...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Healthy Chinese food at California Wok

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Healthy Chinese food at California Wok
    T'was the season to be jolly but now tis the season of our discontent. We are unhappy with the size of our bank accounts and even more dismayed by the size of our waistlines. Yet don't despair, we have discovered a sweet little place in a strip mall in...
  • Greer's OC: Elizabeth Charles comes to Newport

    Fashion expert Elizabeth Charles just opened her third eponymous boutique in the former chic A'Maree's store at Westcliff Court in Newport Beach. She already enjoys a loyal following of fashionistas, who appreciate her sophisticated and elegant...
  • All About Food: Chicken soup for your health

    All About Food: Chicken soup for your health
    It's the season to feel fluish. Help may come from something Jewish. Long called Jewish penicillin, chicken soup's power to heal has mainly been viewed as folklore but recent scientific studies have proven that it has genuine health benefits, so much so...