| Feb 2, 2011
| 3:51 PM
The Himalayan Grill serves a wide variety of superior Indian food. Reviewers have raved about the tandoori chicken and chicken tikka masala, but we were intrigued by the possibility of tasting Tibetan food, which, to our knowledge, is not available...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 3:51 PM
Join Second Chance Pet Adoptions of Huntington Beach for a wine and beer tasting fundraiser from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Brix Wine Bar in Sunset Beach. The party includes wine and beer tastings, plus snacks. A tax-deductible donation costs $35 per person,...
| Aug 19, 2010
Leatherby's Café Rouge, in Segerstrom Concert Hall, with a new chef and a brand new menu, has just reopened for the up and coming arts season.
Although most of their clientele are dining before a performance, we would like to encourage you to think of...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 2:48 PM
French 75 is becoming seriously French again. It was on its way when Dave Shofner became the chef but now with the collaboration of master chef Pascal Olhats, it has arrived, along with a recession-busting $10 entrée menu called "The Perfect 10." We've...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 2:29 PM
Greer's OC and the mobile Rasta Taco are teaming up to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. While enjoying awesome, mobile, street-style tacos at a location of your choice, Rasta Taco will donate 5% of the sales from mid-week...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 2:46 PM
Kudos to Nancy Wilhelm! This consummate restaurateur has finally opened her dream establishment with a concept that she has been refining in her imagination for years.
Starfish is a gorgeous transformation of the former Taz restaurant in the South...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 4:09 PM
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...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 3:49 PM
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....
| Aug 24, 2011
| 4:24 PM
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...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 11:24 PM
Most of the Indian food we are familiar is from the Punjab, a region of Northwestern India and Eastern Pakistan.
It is a cuisine characterized by the liberal use of ghee (long-cooked clarified butter), butter and cream. The main seasonings in both...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:42 PM
Year after year Marché Moderne has won accolades as the best restaurant in Orange County. Sometimes restaurants glide by on their reputations while the food slides downhill. Not so at Marché Moderne.
We hadn't reviewed this restaurant since 2008 and...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 4:14 PM
Searching for sweets near the beach? Lollishop will take care of your candy fix. Owner Kim Keirstead grew up in Newport Beach and just opened the fantastic candy store across from City Hall in Newport Beach.
But her mission is more than supplying...