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  1. Hole In the Wall: Patagonia Empanadas Brings Argentina to a Tustin Liquor StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OC Weekly

    Liquor-store restaurants have a hit-and-miss record in Orange County. On one hand, you have wild success stories such as Peter's Gourmade Grill, Kush Bowl and Kech Cafe; on the other hand, great Korean, Mexican and Jamaican liquor-store eateries have come and gone over the years.

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  2. East LA Band Quetzal Brings its New 'Animal Style' to Santa AnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | OC Weekly

    The brightly colored feathers of the guacamaya in flight inspire son jarocho musicians in Veracruz, Mexico. But what animals do jarana -strumming Chicanos sing of when they live in LA's mass urban sprawl? The question sparked Quetzanimales , the first concept album for Grammy-award winning East Los band Quetzal.

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  3. Evan Stone's Psych-Jazz CircusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | OC Weekly

    Going to a Translucent Ham Sandwich Band show is akin to watching a miniature Burning Man unfold in your living room. The wildly improvisational outfit have filled stages with an uncountable lot of avant jazzers, acrobats, dancers, poets and freaks.

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  4. On the Line: Thomas Ortega of Amor Y Tacos, Part OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | OC Weekly

    Last week, I offered the latest secret menu items from a Lucha-themed spot in Cerritos known as Amor Y Tacos. This week I have the pleasure of sharing our interview with Chef Thomas Ortega.

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  5. Portola Coffee Lab in Tustin Opening this WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | OC Weekly

    Before the Orange and Santa Ana spots make their official debut, the crew at Portola Coffee Lab are about ready to roll in Union Market at The District at Tustin Legacy . Which is great, since the other foodservice outlets aren't.

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  6. The Indigo Festival - The Observatory - January 31, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | OC Weekly

    The night before Super Bowl Sunday, the Observatory in Santa Ana was home to the Indigo Music Festival, which hosted a line up so diverse and head scratching, that to call it eclectic would be an enormous understatement. Originally planned for a two-day extravaganza, the event was quietly cut short by a day, and several key artists such as Converge, Rocket From the Crypt and others dropped off the bill.

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  7. Santa Ana's Fourth Street Market To Open Feb. 16, Preview at Savor Santa Ana Feb. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | OC Weekly

    It's been a long time coming, but downtown Santa Ana's food hall is finally ready to throw open its doors to the public. The paper is down, the signs are up, and the tenants are buying their start-up ingredients.

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  8. R.I.P. Diego's: Santa Ana Venue to Close After FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | OC Weekly

    Yesterday, we got news that the downtown Santa Ana restaurant/massive concert hall is calling it in after less than two years in business. Despite having plenty of potential , it apparently wasn't enough for the owners of the building to keep the place.

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  9. Peter Gelker Brings His Whirligigs to Begovich GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | OC Weekly

    Mourning the loss of his recently deceased father, Santa Ana psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Peter Gelker picked up the woodworking tools the old man had left behind, read a few how-to books and began to create art. The resulting whirligigs - mechanized weather vanes powered by the air - were inspired by folk art, but they are miles away from the cutesy naivet associated with it: brightly colored, complex and intricate, primal in their imagination, brimming with ideas dark and light.

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  10. The Melvins' Commitment to Oddity Makes Them InfluentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | OC Weekly

    Just after 2014 became 2015, the Melvins' drummer Dale Crover experienced one of his proudest moments in the band. Though their New Year's show was canceled, he and Buzz Osborne, the band's co-founders, decided to play an acoustic set at Permanent Records in Los Angeles.

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  11. The Anatomy of a Good Happy Hour BarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | OC Weekly

    There's an adjustment period when you go from a freelance work schedule to an 8-hour daily plan to a fixed-hour workweek. As a full-time freelancer, my days were, well, whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted.

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  12. Queen George Breaks The Rules in Santa AnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | OC Weekly

    Imagine for a moment that the traditional restrictions of a seated audience and stage bound performers are erased, and that spectators are given the freedom to wander about a space and take in the performance as closely as they wish. This idea of liberating an audience to engage with the artists will be tested on Saturday night at the Santora building, with the dance installment "Queen George."

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  13. Rapper Jehuniko's '20 Years Old' Goes Global With Anti-Domestic Violence/Rape MessageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | OC Weekly

    Domestic abuse and rape rhymes are often spun by rappers without a second thought. Being true to himself, Los Angeles-based Jehuniko is coming on a different tip for "20 Years Old," the lead single off his newly released album Bittersweet ."

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  14. The Secret Chinese Underground at the Bowers MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | OC Weekly

    History isn't an exact science, and nowhere is that more obvious than at the Bowers Museum's touring exhibition "China's Lost Civilization: The Mystery of Sanxingdui." Considered to be one of the "greatest archeological finds ever to be unearthed," hundreds of deliberately placed artifacts were discovered by modern construction workers in ancient pits just miles from a provincial capital.

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  15. Iration Forges Ahead With a New Reggae FormulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | OC Weekly

    By: David Garcia As another full year of nationwide touring comes to an end for Iration, and the Hawaiian-bred band who now resides in Santa Barbara looks forward to a new year full of endless opportunities that lie ahead. After releasing their first full-length album in 2007, the rising reggae act got a quick start to nationwide touring in 2008 when they were invited out on the road with reggae-rockstars Pepper.

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  16. Adios, La Rockola, the Best OC Radio Station You Never Listened ToRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | OC Weekly

    Many media outlets reported this past November that Liberman Broadcasting was selling KHJ-AM 930 to a Catholic radio network. The station, of course, was a legendary frequency in Southern California during the 1960s and '70s, home to the mighty "Boss Radio" format that launched an army of famous LA DJs.

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  17. Anatomy of a Santa Ana Pronto Pizza Robbery with Photos and VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | OC Weekly

    The Santa Ana Police Department is looking for two guys who robbed Pronto Pizza on West First Street Saturday night--and the pair may have also hit a Radio Shack and Video Sky store on West 17th Street before that. The two walked into the Pronto Pizza at 1734 W. First St., Santa Ana, just before 10 p.m. Saturday, approached the counter and that's where one of them whipped out a black semi-auto handgun from his waistband.

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  18. Another Ramen Burger Joint Opens; Also a Katsu Sandwich ShopRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | OC Weekly

    I suppose it started with the O.G. Ramen Burger, then there was Samurai Burrito, and Toro Burger. For a lack of a better word, I'll call it fast-food-fusion, where Japanese flavors and ingredients are incorporated into the Western ideas of sandwiches, burgers, and burritos.

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  19. Gustavo's 5 Favorite Restaurants of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | OC Weekly

    Do you really need an intro? Nope! So here we go, a mix of my usual hole-in-the-wall beat and some smarty-art places. Exempted from this list because they're on my personal Hall of Fame are Taco Maria, Anepalco's, Break of Dawn, and SOHO Tacos--patronize them, then this list, and you'll experience OC dining at its damned best.

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  20. On the Line: Ritter of Ritter's Steam Kettle Cooking, Part OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | OC Weekly

    For a gentleman that prefers to be called by his surname, Chef Ritter is informal and hospitable. From the moment we shook hands at an event, to our last exchange at ARTIC's grand opening, Ritter has been nothing but cooperative with meeting our holiday deadlines.

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