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  • 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 for their Chinese chicken salad. As time went on and Asian fusion restaurants burgeoned in Orange County, we explored the multiplicity of other choices and forgot about Ho Sum.
  • Trip will make you a fan of Phans 55

    EDITOR'S NOTE: As of this week, we will be adding Laguna Beach to our rotating reviews. We will also be including a monthly column called All About Food, covering food-related topics. Suggestions are welcome! We are faithful devotees of Vietnamese food,...

    Plants have temp preference

    All day at local nurseries, the questions come every few minutes: "Why are my aeoniums shriveling? What can I do to keep my sweet peas blooming? Where did all the native plant inventory go? Why are my freesias and daffodils drying up?" This time of year...

    Chopping their way to good eating habits

    COSTA MESA — No good cooking lesson begins without the traditional white chef's hat, even when you aren't allowed to use anything sharper than a butter knife. So as Killybrooke Elementary School's second-grade students trickled Thursday...

    The Coastal Gardener: Mother Nature just can't be fooled

    It seems that mothers can always tell when their children are telling a fib. Maybe it's the child's mannerisms, their eyes, or the sound of their voice when a child is not being honest and forthcoming. However the method, a mother knows what's true and...