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  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Thai spice (if you ask) at Bamboo Bistro

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Thai spice (if you ask) at Bamboo Bistro
    We were on our way to dine at a restaurant in the Quail Hill Shopping Center in Irvine, but when we arrived, we discovered it was packed, so we wandered around the center and came across a sweet little Thai place called Thai Bamboo Bistro. This casual...
  • Boys' Tennis: CdM shows it is King

    PALOS VERDES ESTATES — As members of the Corona del Mar High boys' tennis team finished off their nonleague match at Palos Verdes on Wednesday, they naturally were hungry. Palos Verdes parents were grilling burgers near the tennis court. Some of...
  • Trend Watch: Plenty of events for Easter

    Trend Watch: Plenty of events for Easter
    Easter is just around the corner and several places are hosting special events. Here are a few hopping ideas on how to celebrate the holiday. * Easter Family Fun in H.B. In Huntington Beach, the Easter Hunt and Family Fun Day will take place form...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Romance in a mundane spot

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Romance in a mundane spot
    In a nondescript strip mall on 17th Street in Costa Mesa, located next to a Chixy Natural and a Bomburger, along with several other chain restaurants, is a very good family-owned Mediterranean-Italian bistro called Café Tria. Large windows overlook...
  • Trend Watch: Stein Mart celebrating anniversary

    Trend Watch: Stein Mart celebrating anniversary
    Get in on the fun of Stein Mart's one-year anniversary Saturday at The Market Place in Irvine. The store is giving away eight $50 gift cards throughout the day and a free pair of spa socks to the first 250 customers who make a purchase, according to a...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Too much ho-hum at Ho Sum

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Too much ho-hum at Ho Sum
    When Ho Sum Bistro first opened in 1987, there was virtually no other Asian fusion restaurant in the area and the notion of healthy Asian cuisine didn't exist. "Califoriental" was the way they described their concept, and we both went back many times...
  • 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-...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Nirvana in the fullest sense

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Nirvana in the fullest sense
    The consistently good food and the changing seasonal menu keep bringing us back to Nirvana Grille in Laguna Beach. This attractive, comfortable space is divided into the bar area with tall communal tables for eating and drinking and the cozy dining room....