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  • Saving lives, saving money

    Every summer, school-aged children from neighborhoods like Dover Shores and Corona del Mar board the Balboa Island Ferry and travel together to the beach. They wear massive backpacks and matching red and blue clothes — all from a marquee surfwear...
  • Greer's OC: Get used gear at REI

    Don't miss the REI members-only Used Gear Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Bella Terra in Huntington Beach. REI will allow members to purchase used and returned gear at substantial discounts. REI is known for the best deals on top-quality...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: The good buzz about Il Barone is all true

     The Gossiping Gourmet: The good buzz about Il Barone is all true
    After 20 years as Antonello's award-winning chef, Franco Barone opened his own restaurant in 2009 with his wife, Donatella. Lots of good buzz finally brought us to Il Barone Ristorante, a pleasant bistro tucked away in the rear of a business and...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Hot off the grill: fine food and dessert

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Hot off the grill: fine food and dessert
    If they gave out an Academy Award for "most congenial hospitality in a food service establishment," hands down, the Oscar would go to Maro Wood Grill. The dramatic makeover of the former site of A La Carte in Laguna Beach has turned the little deli into...
  • Greer's OC: Get a cut, help Japan

    In response to the recent tsunami and earthquake in Japan, Marinello Schools of Beauty is holding a Japan Relief Cut-A-Thon in Huntington Beach through Saturday. The school will offer $5 haircuts; all proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross for...
  • 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...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Menu choices for any lifestyle at bambú

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Menu choices for any lifestyle at bambú
    At the Newport Beach Restaurant Week kickoff party, we had the pleasure of talking with Chef Chad Blunston from bambú Restaurant at the Fairmont Hotel. He was very excited about his new customized menu catering to guests' special dietary needs. It is...
  • Greer's OC: Store makes gifting, parties a snap

    I just discovered Party All the Time, a new boutique in Corona del Mar that's best described as a combination of Anthropologie, Where's The Party? and Roger's Gardens. Three sisters-in-law opened the shop a few months ago, and locals are going crazy for...
  • Greer's OC: Best places for grilled cheese

    It's National Grilled Cheese Month, and you celebrate everyday by trying some of the best in grilled cheese creations at some of my fave spots. At Zinc Café & Market in Laguna Beach and Corona del Mar, I can't get enough of the gruyere cheese grilled...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Sundried Tomato hitting all the high notes

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Sundried Tomato hitting all the high notes
    In our dining experience, Sundried Tomato has had some ups and downs over the years, but now it's definitely riding on a high. We hadn't eaten there in several years but were delighted with our recent visit. Well prepared food by chef Moises Villalva,...
  • 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...