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Japan

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  • Retail Therapy: Dinner for a good cause

    Scholarship smorgasbord: Local chefs and restaurants have joined with Golden West College for this year's Chefs for Scholarships event from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday in the college's student center. All attendees receive unlimited tastes from nearly 30 vendors...
  • Review: A modern Silk Road passes through OCMA's Pacific Rim show

    Review: A modern Silk Road passes through OCMA's Pacific Rim show
    More than 2,000 years ago, the Silk Road emerged as a network of flourishing trade routes between Asia and Europe, as well as parts of North and East Africa. Cultures crossfertilized. Civilizations prospered, others flamed out. Art recorded the complex...
  • Desal plant moves closer to Coastal Commission hearing

    Poseidon Resources' desalination plant application is one step closer to being approved after a state agency deemed it complete, officials said. The Stamford, Conn.-based company's application was completed June 6. Poseidon is looking at an October or...
  • The Review: Aburiya Toranoko in Little Tokyo

    The Review: Aburiya Toranoko in Little Tokyo
    At the Lazy Ox Canteen on the edge of Little Tokyo, the happy clamor of downtown denizens tucking into chef Josef Centeno's Ox burgers, crispy pig's ears and brick-roasted mussels leaks out the door into the street. But Lazy Ox is no longer the only...
  • Noguchi comes home

     Noguchi comes home
    Artist and designer Isamu Noguchi was a busy man in the early 1980s. Born in Los Angeles in 1904, he had won a Guggenheim award as a young man, catapulting him into the arts stratosphere. He spent many years working in Japan and Europe, ascending to...
  • Greer's OC: Dina Marie gives beautiful family photos

    We found out about Huntington Beach-based Dina Marie's incredible photography talents from a friend who trusted her to shoot their precious newborn and family photos. The resulting slide show was mesmerizing, and we couldn't imagine having to decide which...
  • 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 Bringing authentic Japanese dining to O.C.

    The Gossiping Gourmet Bringing authentic Japanese dining to O.C.
    The other night we dined in Japan without having to board an airplane. We feasted on monkfish liver, mountain potatoes and inaniwa udon at a strip mall restaurant in Costa Mesa. Kappo Sui's daily menu is in Japanese, and we were the only patrons who...
  • All About Food: Tea: Brew it, steep it or ice it

    All About Food: Tea: Brew it, steep it or ice it
    Ahhh! Sit down and relax with a great cup of tea. Then ponder the power of it. Besides the simple pleasures of a cuppa, this ancient beverage has had medicinal, religious and political implications throughout almost 5,000 years of history. Legend has it...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Get whisked away to Japan at Matsu

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Get whisked away to Japan at Matsu
    What a surprise it is to walk from a Huntington Beach mini-mall parking lot into the reception area of Matsu and be immediately transported to Japan. Inside, a small but dramatic rock garden is festooned with orchids while the soft sound of trickling...
  • Stocks Seesaw After Strong Open

    Stocks Seesaw After Strong Open
    NEW YORK -- Stock moved violently throughout Friday's session, the Dow swinging more than 400 points in the session, as investors weighed a strong U.S. jobs report and a step towards resolving Europe's escalating debt problems. The Dow Jones industrial...
  • Community gets behind team

    The bar and grill was humid with the number of people crammed inside. Every seat was taken, and the pool tables were converted into couches for kids eating French fries. The already-noisy room reached a fever pitch Saturday afternoon as Huntington Beach'...