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  • The Bone Marrow Burger is a high-end dining experience on a bun at Eureka! in Irvine
    Eureka! an American Craft Grill opens in University Center in Irvine
    Eureka! the American restaurant dedicated to local produce and meats as well as small batch whiskey and beer, has been quite successful in its concept for choosing locations. When they opened their first OC spot, in the Bella Terra Shopping area...
  • Del Frisco's Grille offers dining choices to suit any occasion
    Del Frisco's Grille in Irvine: Excellent food and fun from a date to a party
    The new kid on the block in the Irvine Spectrum is Del Frisco's Grille. Located in it's own building convenient to parking, Del Frisco's offers up food that is both familiar and unique at the same time. Locally-sourced foods are...
  • Irvine Festival
    Enjoy the diversity of Irvine’s Global Village on Sept 27
    September 27 makes 13anniversaries of Irvine’s Global Village. It is the city’s largest and best attended festival, showcasing the diversity and culture of of the residents who live in harmony with each other.During the day, from 10 a...
  • The Mushroom, Truffle Mayo and Swiss Burger at Smashburger in Irvine
    Smashburger, with their fresh burgers opens new location in Irvine September 18
    Smashburger today held a preview of their new Irvine location, which officially opens on Thursday, September 18. Stephen Sandoval, VP of Smashburger, said to the Examiner, “I think Smasburger Irvine's in a great location. There are a lot...
  • Soba Noodle Curry with Fried Chicken at Misasa in Irvine
    Misasa in Irvine's Mitsuwa Marketplace has tasty Japanese noodle soups and more
    In general, food courts are a place that you stop at when you are in a mall. There, you'll usually get overpriced, low quality chain food. Savvy foodies, however, have known for years there is an exception to that rule. That exception is...
  • lobby, Irvine Marriott
    Best of Outdoor Irvine, California
    Irvine, California enjoys an average annual temperature of 68°F (20 °C) which is perfect for year round outdoor activities like golf and cycling.Bicycle Club of IrvineLooking for friends to cycle with in a non-competitive environment?...
  • Caroline Calloway, President, Bolt PR
    Southern California PR firm pursues growth potential in Dallas
    The North Texas economy is strong and Irvine-based public relations firm Bolt PR is opening an office in Dallas.The move is part of Bolt’s strategy to grow within local markets across the country.“Our goal since 2007 has been opening...
  • Wide open roads
    A meeting of the minds in Irvine
    The June ticketing of "The Deerfield Five" at a balky traffic signal has played itself out in the courts. All riders were either exonerated, found not guilty, or had the infractions dismissed.But the questions raised about what a cyclist...
  • Pagan Lectures
    Pagan Lectures in SoCal: A September Roundup
    Bored? There’s no need for that if you live in the Anaheim area or nearby in Southern California. Anaheim area Pagans looking for Pagan themed entertainment and activities can pick from a wealth of interesting options in the last third of...
  • A cold milled segment of the bike lane on Alton in Irvine
    Rough Roads
    The position of Ride Coordinator for a cycling club involves no small amount of time and labor. And If you hold that position for a large organization such as the 400-plus member Bicycle Club of Irvine, you're going end up constantly...
  • Live fish and seafood are on the menu at Capital Seafood  in Irvine
    Fresh, live seafood is the star at Capital Seafood in Irvine
    Capital Seafood has been around for many years, serving delicious Chinese food out of several locations. In Orange County, they started with a Garden Grove location, an older, smaller restaurant selling Chinese food in the middle of “Little...
  • O.C. crash kills 5 teens, 3 girls, 2 boys: Car hit tree, split in half, explodes
    O.C. crash kills 5 teens, 3 girls, 2 boys: Car hit tree, split in half, explodes
    The Orange County crash that killed five teens, three girls and two boys believed to be high school-aged kids, is one of the most horrific crashes rescuers have ever seen. When rescuers arrived at the scene, they thought two cars were involved in...
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan tour includes California
    Bob Dylan plans two performances in California this summer as part of a nationwide concert tour, his website announced on April 21.Tour stops include the Shoreline Ampitheatre in Mountain View on Aug. 4, and Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre in Irvine...
  • Hand torn noodles at 101 Noodle Express
    101 Noodle Express in Irvine shows the history of the noodle (Photos)
    For most people, it should be easy to tell between a dried and fresh product. Noodles are no exception, however most restaurants of any type tend to use dried noodles and pasta for their dishes. Subsequently, few people have ever had really fresh...
  • Taiwanese specialties for lunch at Chef Chen's in Irvine
    Chef Chen's Restaurant in Irvine serves regional Chinese specialties for lunch
    One of the more popular shopping centers in Irvine is the center on Walnut and Jeffrey that contains a location of the 99 Ranch Market, part of a chain of Asian supermarkets that offer interesting items and live seafood. At lunch time, there are...