| Dec 5, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Social media have created ways for people to interact to share, communicate or exchange information.
Twitter, with its 140-character-or-less tweets, allows one to post questions or comments. Instagram's users can use digital filters to post videos and...
| May 2, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Jon Favreau was right — it's an exceptionally bad idea to watch "Chef" on an empty stomach.
Slow-cooked cured meats, golden-brown grilled cheese sandwiches, sugar-sprinkled beignets and undeniably delicious-looking Cuban sandwiches drew murmurs of...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Four years after he started his food-truck career, Phi Nguyen is a Hollywood star.
Well, not him specifically. But eateries on wheels have been the rage recently at the multiplex, thanks to "Chef," Jon Favreau's sleeper hit about a man who recovers...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 8:17 PM
The dog days of summer are here, and while it may be too hot to cook, it's the perfect temperature to read books where baking is a component of the story.
"Bread Alone" by Judith Ryan Hendricks features a woman who has found herself moving from Los...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 10:49 PM
Holiday Soiree and Benefit
School board member Katrina Foley hosts her third annual Holiday Soiree and Benefit from 7 to 9 p.m. at Mesa Restaurant in the Camp, 725 Baker St., Costa Mesa. This year's event benefits Second Harvest Food Bank and...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 7:58 PM
COSTA MESA — Tanya Petrovna's love of cooking dates to childhood, when she helped her mother cook vegetables from other countries and traveled with her parents through Europe, sampling different flavors along the way.
Today as the founder and chef...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 7:56 PM
'Shop and Support for Mercy House'
The We Olive shop in The OC Mart Mix at the South Coast Collection (SOCO), 3313 Hyland Ave., Suite C, Costa Mesa, is sponsoring an evening event thee featuring music and food trucks, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. We...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 1:25 PM
Christmas Boat Parade
The 103rd annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade goes from 6:30 till around 9 p.m. For more information, go to http://www.christmasboatparade.com.
FOR THE RECORD:
An earlier version...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 8:04 PM
COSTA MESA — Holiday shoppers dined on southwestern Caesar salad, wild mushroom enchiladas and blackened catfish tacos while Sara Tengelsen, 15, and her mother, Terrie Tengelsen, waited.
The two sat in Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill among wrapping...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 7:57 PM
Patrick's Pub, at 2645 Harbor Blvd. in Costa Mesa, is sponsoring its fifth annual toy drive for the Someone Cares Soup Kitchen. The pub will accept donations of new and unwrapped toys. For more information, call (714) 966-2721....
| Dec 20, 2011
| 7:30 PM
Pretend City Children's Museum, 29 Hubble, Irvine, presents an all-day program of Hanukkah-related activities for kids, including an 11:30 a.m. Hanukkah olive press workshop. For more information, call (949) 428-3900 or go...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:35 PM
Now that Christmas Eve has become a popular night to dine out, it's easy to find great restaurants open for dinner — but not so much on Christmas Day or evening. But we found four, with different price points, including Royal Khyber, which is one of...