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  1. Empire Building
    Seasons 52 Makes Its Cali Debut in AugustSeasonal menus and weekly specials are coming to South Coast Plaza.
  2. 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.
  3. Freebies
    Where Having A Cow Gets Your Meal CompedChick-Fil-A offers “cow appreciation day” with free chicken.
  4. Guam Mania
    Where to Find BBQ From Guam in O.C.EJ Wusstig promises pork ribs “like food crack.”
  5. Closings
    Are Food Trucks Struggling in O.C.?Brooklyn Boy Deli Truck closes as the city questions the trend’s legs.
  6. Neighborhood Watch
    Jason Travi Joins O.C.’s Mesa; Forty Fish Found Dead in Echo Park LakeThe former Fraiche chef debuts a new menu in Costa Mesa and a mysterious tragedy befalls carp.
  7. Mediavore
    Bobby Flay Could Be Going Back to School; Noma Gets 10,000 Reservation RequestsA superstar chef wants to make up for his lost education while the “world’s best restaurant” is trying to keep up with demand.
  8. Scrapped
    Drago Drops Out of Fashion IslandWynn casino-veteran Grant MacPherson will take the Osteria’s place with Rustica Italian.
  9. Health Concerns
    San Juan Capistrano Blows It Big With In-N-Out BurgerA ban on chain restaurants is reversed, except on “fast food alley.”
  10. Truckin’
    New Food Trucks: Gourmet Genie, Ta Bom, Seabirds, and Mambo Hitting the StreetsMiddle Eastern and Brazilian tacos arrive, with veggies, tapas, and a juice concept to follow.
  11. Mediavore
    Thomas Keller Compares the Coasts; Okie Bar Manager Slices Off Customer’s NoseThe Bouchon chef thinks New Yorkers and Californians are similar, while an Oklahoma bartender goes to jail for his messy handling of a noise complaint.
  12. Foodienomics
    In-N-Out Boosts Cheeseburger Price Over Two BucksThe glory days of a $1.95 burger are gone.
  13. Mediavore
    In-N-Out Not Going to NYC; Anthony Bourdain in O.C. Just A JokeApril Fool’s Day jokes about chefs and restaurants were picked up as news by other outlets yesterday.
  14. Neighborhood Watch
    Canteen 2301 Opens in Boyle Heights; Pioneer Scrapped in Echo ParkTwo coffee shops open in L.A. while a Hollywood lounge violates an alcohol law.
  15. Competitive Eating
    Sushi Eating Contest Heads to Huntington Beach this SundayA Huntington Beach sushi-eating champ will be crowned at RA.
  16. Mediavore
    Seinfeld Sued for Slandering Cookbook Author; Jamie Oliver Mulls Baby NamesA sitcom star could land in court for upsetting a toque and a celebrity chef may be over-thinking his child’s name.
  17. Record Breakers
    Buca di Beppo Filling Pool with 10,000 Pounds of SpaghettiAn O.C. Italian restaurant is trying to break a Guinness World Record.
  18. Restaurant Weeks
    O.C. Restaurant Week ExtendsRestaurant week reprisals are becoming rote.
  19. Neighborhood Watch
    Mozza Installs an Edible Garden; Lamill and Huckleberry Get BoozyHollywood’s hottest Italian has a new attraction and two restaurants acquire liquor licenses.
  20. Openings
    Bomburger Dropping on SoCalA concept similar to In-N-Out comes from a Chronic Tacos owner.
  21. Empire Building
    Mozza Expanding to NewportWill this dampen Drago’s plans for a pizzeria?
  22. Truckin’
    Piaggio on Wheels and Taco Dawg Trucks Hit O.C.Gourmet hot dogs, tacos, and Argentine cuisine are offered at the latest mobile food vehicles.
  23. Foodievents
    Don A Snuggie and Drink Cheap in O.C.There will be a Snuggie pub crawl next month in Orange County.
  24. Mediavore
    Jay-Z Sues a Tea House; Mark Peel Will Serve Ball GagsAn Alabama tea shop has beef with a Brooklyn rapper and Mark Peel’s Tar Pit flirts with S&M.
  25. Mediavore
    Fat Duck to Serve Whale Vomit For Christmas; Cannabis Cafe Coming to PortlandA British restaurant serves the ultimate in gross-out food, while a Portland Cafe attempts to serve marijuana with food.
  26. The Other Critics
    Virbila Finds Bistro LQ A ‘Mixed Bag"; Rosa Mex Too Mild For LosS. Irene Virbila isn’t blown away by Laurent Quenioux’s place and L.A. Mag thinks Rosa Mexicano lacks heat.
  27. Celestino Drago
    Celestino Drago Talks Mama’s CookingCelestino Drago discusses his first recipe.
  28. Neighborhood Watch
    Wilshire’s Double Happy Hour Extends to Every Day; Simon L.A. Reveals New MenusWilshire will extend its two-timing happy hours, and Simon L.A. debuts new fall menus.
  29. Closings
    Mel’s Drive-In Closes in Seal BeachIconic Mel’s shutters in Seal Beach.
  30. The Other Critics
    Gold’s Reptilian Brain Gets Goosed by BP Oysterette; Eva Seduces The L.A.BP Oysterette gets a Gold star, and Eva is pleasing to Ms. Virbila.
  31. Neighborhood Watch
    Rush Street Breakfasts Over Brats and Bloody Marys; L.A. Bento Opens in GlassellRush Street adds booze and brats to weekend mornings, and Bento opens for lunch in Northeast L.A.
  32. Foodienomics
    South Coast Plaza Dangled Bribes to Bloggers for Quick CoverageSouth Coast Plaza offers $200 in gift certificates to bloggers who write about them.
  33. Openings
    Kogi Starts a New Truck for O.C., Rolling Out TomorrowTrendy Kogi gives Orange County its own taco truck.
  34. Mediavore
    Zagat Scraps Its O.C. Guide; South L.A.’s Fast Food Ban Under QuestionZagat stops printing a guide to Orange County while South L.A.’s ban on new fast food restaurants is predicted to be ineffective.
  35. Mediavore
    Free Sandwiches Given to All ‘Henrys’ in Burbank; Rice Increasingly Used toIf your name is Henry, a new Burbank store will feed you for free, while Western brewers are using more rice in their beers.
  36. Openings
    The Veggie Grill Sprouts Up In West Hollywood Tomorrow100% vegetarian comfort food comes lands on The Sunset Strip.
  37. Empire Building
    Mario Batali Plans Mozza ExpansionMozza master Batali has plans to grow his pizzeria.
  38. The Other Critics
    Studio at Montage Laguna Beach Scores with L.A. Times; L.A. Mag Feels Split onS. Irene Virbila enjoys the views and food at Studio at Montage, and L.A. Mag is undecided on Warren Schwartz’ new place.
  39. Neighborhood Watch
    Antigua Coffee House Relocates to Cypress Park; Vinolio Opens in HollywoodAntigua Coffee House is back in Northeast L.A., and Vinolio serves Neapolitan in Hollywood.
  40. Slideshow
    Slideshow: Chef Robert Danhi Takes Us Grocery Shopping in Little SaigonHow to shop for groceries in Little Saigon.
  41. Endangered
    California Citrus Endangered by Finding of Psyllid InsectsThe discovery of psyllid insects in Orange County are threatening California citrus with devastation.
  42. Chain Building
    Subway Starts Lounge ConceptSubway invites you to kick back awhile in their O.C. new lounge.