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  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Still on the Mark after two years

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Still on the Mark after two years
    Mark's — renamed ReMark's — recently reopened in Laguna Canyon on the site of his original restaurant that has been shuttered for two years. Mark DePalma tells us proudly that his 11-year-old daughter Ashley suggested the clever new moniker....
  • 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...
  • Beach Hut Deli comes to the Mesa

    Beach Hut Deli comes to the Mesa
    It took a rejection from a sandwich chain for Troy Feist to realize that he should just start his own. Fresh out of high school and 19 years old, Feist always loved food — sandwiches, in particular — and he figured opening up a Togo's...
  • Community & Clubs: Teens feel good about service

    Julie Clayton, a mother of a Newport Harbor High School water polo player, reported that a number of the boys' water polo team members took advantage of one of their only breaks from practice this holiday to volunteer their time at the Someone Cares...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: A reason to go Native

    The Gossiping Gourmet: A reason to go Native
    We approached Native Foods Café with a bit of trepidation because our previous encounters with faux meats had been regrettable. However, word-of-mouth has been very good for this casual vegan restaurant, so we headed for the Camp in Costa Mesa and...
  • 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-...
  • 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-...
  • Someone Cares collecting toys

    Someone Cares Soup Kitchen in Costa Mesa is looking for new toys to give to local children. The organization expects to give the toys to nearly 1,000 children Friday at the Neighborhood Community Center. The unwrapped toys, as well as gift cards, for...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Chow down here three times a day

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Chow down here three times a day
    Eat Chow is a funky little place with no décor to speak of, but some pretty tasty food. This is their second location. The first is their popular Costa Mesa spot, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. This one is tucked away on a small street just off...
  • New stores bloom at SoCo

    New stores bloom at SoCo
    South Coast Collection continues to display economic activity, with three businesses opening recently and three more expecting to do so in the coming months. All six new tenants of the Costa Mesa shopping center, nicknamed SoCo, are exclusive to...
  • Smith: A pedestrian mall for The Triangle

    Smith: A pedestrian mall for The Triangle
    Several years ago, I called Costa Mesa's Triangle Square the Bermuda Triangle Square, as it seemed to be where businesses went to disappear. In the roughly 20 years since it opened, the center has hosted a Niketown, Virgin Records (where they answered...