Archive for Restaurant Reviews

NORMS & Googie Architecture

Mar 03, 2011 by Lisa Newton

Replete with its distinctive logo, Googie architecture, quality and quantity of food and value pricing, NORMS–with 17 locations throughout Southern California–for many, it’s a benevolent and well known restaurant.
Further branding its classic image, NORMS [...]

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Kimera’s New Menu Brings Fresh Taste to Irvine

Oct 30, 2010 by Sarah Roullard

Tucked within Corporate Irvine’s towering office buildings, Kimera proudly sits, providing patrons a night-time oasis of style, subtle sophistication, and delicious gourmet snacks.
Kimera belongs to the Dining as Art Collection® restaurant series, owned and run [...]

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The Crab Cooker – Tastiest Legend in the OC

Sep 25, 2010 by Sandy Schroeder

Since 1951 Orange County residents have been lining up at The Crab Cooker to enjoy fish dinners in the bright red building on Balboa Peninsula in Newport.
Serving the world’s finest fish and the best [...]

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Leisure Enjoyment on Main Street in Seal Beach

Sep 16, 2010 by Lindsay Pullin

I always enjoy going to a good bar and having a beer, be it cheap or chic.  But I don’t know much about wine bars other than 1) I like to drink wine 2) I [...]

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Get Hungry for the OC Foodie Fest! An Interview with James Foxall, Owner of Taco Dawg Food Truck and OC Foodie Fest Founding Partner

Aug 19, 2010

The 2010 OC Foodie Fest is celebrating its first year with a hefty helping of gusto.
The event will host 50 food trucks, live entertainment, shopping and more at the Honda Center, in Anaheim on [...]

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Fullerton’s Hungry Bear Restaurant – A Family Tradition

Aug 12, 2010

Originally, The Hungry Bear was opened in Fullerton as a “Steer n’ Stein” on February 1, 1968. It quickly established a local following and was extremely popular for hand cut steaks and hearty home-style meals [...]

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The Rutabegorz Restaurant in Fullerton is tres chic

Jul 29, 2010

The name of the restaurant comes from a spin on the word for the rutabaga, a turnip. Coffee and desserts were only available when they first opened, but as the restaurant got more and more [...]

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The Village Kitchen Serves up more than Just Lunch

Jul 11, 2010

A few days, after a doctor’s appointment I was hungry. Obviously since it was lunchtime, I wanted to eat something delicious for lunch. That’s when The Village Kitchen caught my eye.
Located at 1667 Beverly Blvd. [...]

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Big Dim Sum in Little Saigon

Jun 30, 2010

Little Saigon in Westminster is named due to the high concentration of Vietnamese immigrants and Vietnamese-Americans, who live in the area. It also has some of the best food you’ll find anywhere– Vietnamese, Chinese-Vietnamese, as [...]

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Thai BBQ n in Silver Lake

Jun 28, 2010

A few days ago while I was in Silver Lake, is when a sudden case of hunger hit me and hit me hard. Pausing for a moment, I pondered what kind of food I wanted [...]

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Sundays with George at KC Branaghan’s

Jun 16, 2010

The first thing you’ll want to do when you get to K.C. Branaghan’s for Sunday breakfast, or lunch, is to find George, the man with the champagne. At least that’s what I did this past [...]

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Baby Blues BBQ Cooks Up Good Eats

Jun 09, 2010

Summer time makes me crave BBQ, and cold beer. Luckily, Baby Blues BBQ is on 444 Lincoln Blvd in Venice, and when I’m too lazy to do the BBQing myself (and too broke to fly [...]

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Pink’s the Best Hot Dog Stand in Los Angeles

Feb 16, 2010

Since 1939, people have been queuing outside to wait for Pink’s Hot Dogs, and finding the wait well worth it. Located on the corner of Melrose and La Brea, many drivers miss the sign, but [...]

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Hearty Deli not your Mom’s Comfort Food

Jan 04, 2010

As a fan of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives hosted by Guy Fieri, on the Food Network—sometimes he finds, like I did, a hole-in-the wall and cool little neighborhood joint, that serves mouth-watering and sanguine comfort [...]

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