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Newport Beach

  1. The Chain Gang
    Carl’s Jr. Unleashes Pop-Tart Ice Cream SandwichesThe unapologetic chain is trying to take on the Double Downs and Locos Tacos of the world.
  2. Empire Building
    Sprinkles Ice Cream Stretching to NewportCupcake ATMS are also due for Las Vegas and Atlanta.
  3. Empire Building
    Red O Bound For Orange CThe Rick Bayless-involved restaurant will open next year in Newport Beach.
  4. Crime Scenes
    O.C. Man Popped In Major Wine HeistGeorge Osumi faces sixteen years in prison.
  5. Just the Tip
    True Food Kitchen Gets Turn to Untangle Nasty ReceiptA supposed “one-percenter” tells a waitress to “get a real job,” while the chain tries to figure out whether the receipt itself is real.
  6. Coming Soon
    Christophe Emé Replacing Tradition by Pascal With Eponymous RestaurantNewport appears to be the new landing pad for pricey restaurants looking to expand from the limits of hyper-casual L.A.
  7. The Other Critics
    Virbila Holds a Mirror Up to Newport’s Mozza; Gold Soaks in Dal RaeThe L.A. Times critic feels the Silverton-Batali food is identical to the original, but that the room has been stripped of its soul.
  8. Empire Building
    London’s Tamarind Opens This Monday in Newport BeachThe Indian import will prepare authentic slow-cooked curries and tandoori dishes, as well as some market-lead creativity.
  9. Openings
    Pizzeria Mozza Opens in O.C.Same menu, but hopefully a different wait for a table.
  10. Coming Soon
    Indian Food For the MassesA new fast-casual Indian chain will launch first location in Orange County.
  11. Booze News
    Introducing The First Annual O.C. Spirits and Cigar Tasting and AwardsIf you think eating bacon sundaes and triple duck fat fries are dangerous indulgences, see what seven hours of drinking and smoking will do to you.
  12. Closings
    L.A. Creamery Closes at Westfield Topanga, Looks to Newport for Next LocationOwner Brad Slatzman says the mall has no foot traffic or business, despite what he was promised.
  13. Neighborhood Watch
    Get Ready For Downtown’s Aburiya Toranoko; Church & State Owner Taking OverMichael Cardenas is opening an ambitious izakaya next to his successful Lazy Ox Canteen.
  14. Endangered
    Wahoo’s Fish Tacos Being Redirected Through Fashion Island’s WatersFish tacos may be a trend, but that isn’t stopping the eviction of the so-called specialist chain.
  15. Empire Building
    Allyson Ames Bringing Wonderland to The GroveThe new store will be four times bigger than the original, with its own enchanted garden for tea parties.
  16. Scrapped
    Drago Drops Out of Fashion IslandWynn casino-veteran Grant MacPherson will take the Osteria’s place with Rustica Italian.
  17. Mediavore
    Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne Use Food to Stay Sexy; Decaf Gets Its DueChocolate sauce finds its way into a famous rocker’s bedroom and a maligned coffee is being considered more carefully.
  18. Openings
    Bomburger Dropping on SoCalA concept similar to In-N-Out comes from a Chronic Tacos owner.
  19. Empire Building
    Mozza Expanding to NewportWill this dampen Drago’s plans for a pizzeria?
  20. Foodievents
    L.A. Plans its First Pinot Days FestivalA festival comes to L.A. for the first time to celebrate pinot noir.
  21. Celestino Drago
    Celestino Drago Talks Mama’s CookingCelestino Drago discusses his first recipe.
  22. Mediavore
    Hipsters Drive up Cost of PBR; Humane Society Accuses IHOP of DeceptionPabst Blue Ribbon raises their prices and IHOP stirs up trouble with its eggs.
  23. Slideshow
    Slideshow: What You Missed at L.A. Luxury Chocolate SalonScenes from the Los Angeles Luxury Chocolate Salon.
  24. Foodievents
    Susie Cakes Got a Golden Tickeeeeet!Susie Cakes stuffs their cakes with Golden Tickets this weekend,