This Week’s O.C. Food News (Dec. 7 to 13)

From Blinking Owl's holiday pop-up market to El Mercado Modern Cuisine’s new family-style takeout portions, here is our weekly guide to the latest in O.C.’s dining scene. 

Exceptional Fare Meets a Waterfront Setting at Shorebird in Newport Beach

Read our dining critic's review of Shorebird in Newport Beach!

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. 

Sips and Bites: Local Chefs’ Sourdoughs on the Rise

Two O.C. chefs known for their plated creations pre-pandemic have turned their attention to making bread—specifically, sourdough.

Sips and Bites: Get Elaborate Meal Kits From Project Fifty/100

With supplementary plating photos, video tutorials, and a playlist, meal kits get even more special.

Handmade Noodles by Sara Lezama, Owner of Rye Goods in Newport Beach [Photo Essay]

Rye Goods is set to open its first storefront at Lido Marina Village.

Local Chefs and Industry Leaders Share Their Favorite O.C. Noodle Dishes

Find out which noodle dishes in O.C. they crave most.

This Week’s O.C. Food News (Nov. 30 to Dec. 6)

From Salt and Straw’s holiday collaboration with Dwayne Johnson to Matter of Craft’s Beers for Cheer fundraiser, here is our weekly guide to the latest in O.C.’s dining scene.

Cream of Watercress Soup: Memories of Julia Child and Her First Cookbook

Cathy Thomas makes one of her favorite recipes from Julia Child's early book, “Mastering the Art of French Cooking", her version of watercress soup,

This Week’s O.C. Food News (Nov. 23 to 29)

From Lido Bottle Works’ new seasonal menu to the opening of Semi Tropic Wines in Costa Mesa, here is our weekly guide to the latest in O.C.’s dining scene.