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  • Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards

    Costa Mesa High School Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards MANDY NGUYEN GPA: 4.28 School Activities/Clubs: National Honor Society, California Scholarship Federation, ROP Emergency Medical Responder, ZOE academy Community: Mesa Verde Library, Heart...
  • It's Sidecar's time to make the doughnuts

    It's Sidecar's time to make the doughnuts
    As the co-owner of a new doughnut shop in Costa Mesa, Sumter Pendergrast believes in the concept of the tried-and-true treats. After all, he says, with that cupcake craze "on the way out," Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee can take over with its daily...
  • SOY to honor three influential people

    The board of directors for Save Our Youth will honor three people during an anniversary event later this month. The Costa Mesa-based charity commonly known as SOY, which aims to reduce violence among youths, plans to give awards to Joe Erickson, Carmen...
  • Check It Out: Devour a book in the truest sense

    It's officially summertime, and the Newport Beach Public Library's Summer Reading Program begins Saturday. So visit the Central Library or the Balboa, Corona del Mar or Mariners branch and pick up game sheets or review forms, win prizes and enjoy...
  • Pizzeria Ortica's Justin Miller on trotters, the best croissants in Newport and Bon Iver

    Justin Miller is executive chef of Pizzeria Ortica in Costa Mesa. Miller, born and raised in Orange County, describes his approach to cooking as "relaxed," a good fit for the rustic Italian cuisine at David Myers’ restaurant, centered on a wood-...
  • Letters From the Editor: Deep-fried and bacon-wrapped? Must be fair time

    Letters From the Editor: Deep-fried and bacon-wrapped? Must be fair time
    I hope to drop weight this summer. The Orange County Fair has other plans. I may as well wait until New Year's to break my resolution. The theme of the July 12 to Aug. 11 shindig is "Come & Get It." The "It" to come and get is batter-slathered, deep-...
  • All About Food: The best dishes of 2012

    All About Food: The best dishes of 2012
    Our two favorite new restaurants of the year are Three Seventy Common in Laguna Beach and Juliette Kitchen & Bar in Newport Beach. There were few fine dining establishments that opened in 2012; perhaps it's the economy or perhaps it's the trend toward...
  • Just call it Burrissimo

    They're calling it a different spin on a tried-and-true concept. Burrissimo Fresh Italian is a newly opened fast-casual restaurant in Costa Mesa with assembly-line service reminiscent of Chipotle Mexican Grill. But don't expect south-of-the-border-...
  • Costa Mesa gets a slice of Chicago

    Costa Mesa gets a slice of Chicago
    Good pizza comes to those who wait. That's the motto of sorts for the folks at Rance's Chicago Pizza, whose pies are made in authentic Chi-Town style, right down to the Wisconsin cheese. But how long a wait is it for such iconic Midwestern flavor?...
  • Surfing a 25-year wave

    Surfing a 25-year wave
    Twenty-five years ago, Wing Lam's hair was shorter and the fish taco restaurant he co-founded was brand new. These days, however, Wahoo's Fish Taco is a household brand, with 64 stores in seven states, that continues to spread its fins. All that started...
  • PETA targets Costa Mesa, Laguna chefs for serving foie gras

    PETA targets Costa Mesa, Laguna chefs for serving foie gras
    An animal-rights group has sent letters threatening legal action to two Orange County chefs who serve foie gras. The chefs serve fattened duck liver at Arc in Costa Mesa and Broadway by Amar Santana in Laguna Beach, drawing the ire of People for the...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Fine dining with cool jazz

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Fine dining with cool jazz
    Bistango has been around for 26 years and is still going strong, perhaps even better than ever. This could be attributed to its chameleon-like nature. By day, it is a power lunchtime gathering place, located in the atrium of a tall office building. By...