Your Guide to O.C.’s Finest Noodles

From steaming bowls of ramen to savory plates of pappardelle, here are 46 of our favorite noodle and pasta dishes in Orange County. 

‘Ruhlman’s Twenty’: Cooking Tools That Last Forever

Writer Michael Ruhlman is known for working with unimpeachably respected chefs like Thomas Keller and Eric Ripert, and for his influential trilogy, “The Making of a Chef” (Henry Holt, 1997), “The Soul of a Chef” (Viking, 2000), and “The Reach of a Chef” (Viking, 2006). His “Charcuterie” (W.W. Norton, 2005) is responsible for untold numbers of cooks—both home and professional—taking up meat-curing and sausage-making. In addition, Ruhlman was an early food blogger, to the ongoing delight of his many readers and commenters on
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News for the Paso Robles Wine Region

When established in 1983, the Paso Robles American Viticultural Area (AVA) had fewer than 20 wineries in the region. Since then, there has been...

VIDEO: Chef-restaurateur Brian Malarkey Whips Up Delectable Sides With Cathy Thomas

Catch him at the Fourth Annual Newport Beach Wine & Food Event this month!

Get Into The Holiday Spirit With Gifts From These Local Artisans

Here are five local gift ideas for the foodie in your life.

Ugo Allesina

Irvine's a little hard to call home when your old stamping grounds are the rural hills of Italy's Piedmont region. So when chef Ugo...

Second Course: Babette’s

Born in East Hampton, this Pacific Coast sibling, open since October, is easily the most posh new girl on campus at Crystal Cove Promenade. I just wish the pricey, health-minded American cuisine by executive chef Michael B. Powell was executed more consistently.

Best New Restaurants 2020: The Drake Pairs Distinctive Cuisine With Primo Live Music

The quirky site is pure South Laguna, complete with piano bar.

VIDEO: Making Scrumptious Salmon With Herb-Spiked Soffrito With Chef Michael Doctulero

Michael Doctulero is no stranger to the Orange County dining scene. As the longtime executive chef at Scott’s Restaurant and Bar in Costa Mesa, Doctulero...