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  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Small plates add up to big treat

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Small plates add up to big treat
    Chef Jamie Ngo is a talented young chef with serious credentials, including Le Cordon Bleu, the Bazaar (a bastion of molecular gastronomy) in Beverly Hills, the Polo Lounge and the Ritz-Carlton in Pasadena. She now presides over her own kitchen at...
  • 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....
  • Public can weigh in on Lower Castaways

    The future of the last parcel available for development along Newport Harbor is up for discussion next week. A study session is planned for 4:30 p.m. March 13 in the old Council Chambers, 3300 Newport Blvd. The public is invited to offer ideas for new...
  • 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: 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Community & Clubs: Celebrating philanthropy, Italian style

    Community & Clubs: Celebrating philanthropy, Italian style
    Cindy Dole and Marena Padden, grade-level advisors of the Newport Chapter of the National Charity League, hosted an event this week at the newly opened Hood Kitchen Space in Costa Mesa. More than 30 of the chapter's eighth-grade girls participated in an...
  • 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...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Trattoria is treasure on the Island

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Trattoria is treasure on the Island
    Nestled in a tiny storefront on Balboa Island is a new and charming, romantic little bistro called Trattoria Mediterranean. It is a treasure box, with its candlelit atmosphere, the sound of trickling water from the fountain on the terrace and the wrought-...