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Pho at Another Kind Cafe

Pho is complicated. It’s easy to under-flavor and just as easy to over-flavor – requiring a chef with a delicate touch. The subtle tastes of star anise, cinnamon and ginger are often drowned in a sea of fish sauce. But here’s the cool part:
Posted: November 29, 2016, 6:30 pm
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Toffee talk with Newport Beach confection entrepreneuer Betsy Thagard

When Betsy Thagard’s children started college, the bubbly brunette had no plans of becoming a bored empty nester. Instead the Newport Beach mom harnessed her culinary passion and launched her own business, B. toffee. Thagard’s buttery confection
Posted: November 29, 2016, 6:30 pm
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Liquid Assets - Herbal Essence

Trevor Roseman, the Montage Laguna Beach’s head bartender, flicks his lighter. His blue eyes focus on the flame as it grazes the tips of a fresh rosemary sprig. The herb’s needles make contact, its natural oils collide with the fire: Crackle!
Posted: November 29, 2016, 6:30 pm
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Epicure Updates

For 28 years, Sam King has created a haven for himself in Orange County. This is where he and his family helm seafood restaurants such as the King’s Fish Houses that reach from Orange to Laguna Hills, the casual Fish Camp in Huntington Beach and
Posted: October 29, 2016, 1:20 am
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Shake it up

Craving a spiked pumpkin milkshake? (Did you know such a cocktail even existed?) Hopdoddy’s autumnal creation transforms standard pumpkin pie by marrying it with rich cream cheese frosting. To cut the sweetness, a wallop of chipotle-spiced pumpkin
Posted: October 28, 2016, 8:30 pm
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Restaurant Marin gets the blues

Is there any dish on the planet that causes more cognitive dissonance than pancakes? We sit down at the table, flooded with sense memories, hoping to eat a breakfast that transports us to childhood. Instead we get some pretty OK flapjacks. Not
Posted: October 28, 2016, 8:30 pm
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Il Dolce Vita

At first glance, the tiny 12-table restaurant is easy to overlook. Situated on the bustling corner of Harbor and 19th Street in Costa Mesa, the space is indicated only by a simple block-lettered sign. No flashing lights or obnoxious red decor, yet
Posted: September 30, 2016, 8:30 pm
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An Italian Homecoming

Classic Italian food has fallen victim to its own success. In a world where you can buy noodles, sauce and “Parmesan-style” cheese for less than $10, real Italian cooking rarely gets its due. When a cuisine is ubiquitous, it’s easy to forget
Posted: September 30, 2016, 8:30 pm
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Food and Beverage News

Behind the scenes with Kevin Morales, GM  of Oak Grill & Aqua Lounge at the Island Hotel When Aqua Lounge opened its doors two years ago with its 360-degree bar and rotating DJ program, the indoor-outdoor venue had big plans to enliven the Orange
Posted: September 30, 2016, 8:30 pm
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Bite-sized news nuggets for foodies

At first glance Daniel Shemtob looks like a typical 28-year-old hipster – wavy black locks, just the right amount of semi-groomed facial hair and the signature cool-guy smirk. But Shemtob, who spent his formative years in Newport Beach and Irvine,
Posted: August 26, 2016, 8:30 pm
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