| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:39 PM
COSTA MESA — When you're done reading this article, real estate insider Holly Schwartz has 365 ideas for what to do with the rest of your day.
As author of 365 Things to Do in Costa Mesa, a Torelli Realty blog that highlights local events, places...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Pizzeria Mozza, a Los Angeles eatery popular with the foodie set, plans to open a new location at 800 W. Coast Hwy. in Newport Beach, according to the restaurant's Facebook page.
"This 3,500-square-foot restaurant will be the second in Southern...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 9:31 PM
COSTA MESA — The Orange County Fair has ended, but fare for foodies has once again fired up the grills in the OC Fair & Event Center parking lot.
After being on hiatus for the duration of the fair July 15 to Aug. 14, Food Truck Fare Thursdays...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 7:59 PM
From Shakespeare to Sherlock to a slew of short subjects, Orange Coast College has a potpourri of theatrical entertainment in store for local audiences during the upcoming season.
The first curtain will go up Sept. 9, when OCC drama instructor David...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 8:53 PM
Freshii aims to bring healthy fast food to diners with the opening of its first Orange County location last week in the Bluffs shopping center, according to a news release.
The Chicago-based franchise specializes in "Fresh food. Custom built,"...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 8:30 PM
COSTA MESA — Red, yellow and orange bell peppers were being chopped alongside iceberg lettuce. Juicy red strawberries were sliced, dainty mushrooms cut up.
A stew of elk and lamb meat bubbled inside industrial-sized metal pots while steam rushed...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 9:05 PM
COSTA MESA — If you've ordered from the Wahoo's Fish Taco food truck this summer, there a good chance your grilled fish burrito was served up by Wing Lam, the restaurant chain's co-founder.
And even with 60 Wahoo's locations nationwide —...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 10:47 PM
Get those tastebuds ready — the Taste of Newport is back in town.
Now in its 23rd year, the annual food, beverage and music fest features more than 30 participating restaurants and 15 wineries.
Live entertainment is included in the admission fee....
| Sep 17, 2011
| 9:07 PM
Smoked billowed off the two grills as Sicilian sausage, hand-stuffed with three types of imported cheeses and coiled into neat foot-wide circles, cooked over the mesquite coal.
The sausages went from the grill into a C'est Si Bon roll, topped with...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 8:52 PM
Katsuya has arrived in Laguna with a bang, and if you enjoyed the ironically titled Hush for its high-decibel ambience, you won't be disappointed with the restaurant that has taken its place. Designed by minimalist Phillip Starck, its hard surfaces bounce...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 8:10 PM
Congress may find it impossible to agree on funding priorities, but 200 men in blue blazers and white slacks recently joined forces in Newport Beach to raise $60,000 benefiting the annual Balboa Bay Club & Resort's 1221 Club Scholarship Fund.
| Aug 17, 2011
| 9:14 PM
COSTA MESA — Sid Fanarof opened his first ZPizza in Laguna Beach 25 years ago. Now, 100 international locations later, he's trying a new challenge in his Orange County home turf.
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