Category: Orange

civil war in huntington beach + johnny reb’s bbq in orange, ca 2

civil war in huntington beach + johnny reb’s bbq in orange, ca

It’s no longer a secret that I like Civil War stuff. Well, it was never really a secret to begin with. But it’s kind of one of those things I’m shy to share about myself – seems like kind of...

scottie’s smokehouse / orange – orange county, ca 5

scottie’s smokehouse / orange – orange county, ca

In San Diego, I had Phil’s BBQ. When I moved to L.A., I found a new barbecue love, Phillip’s BBQ. Though I don’t know whether to expect that caliber of barbecue goodness in the City of Orange, I was definitely...

h. salt, esq. / orange – orange county, ca 0

h. salt, esq. / orange – orange county, ca

I was sitting at a red light on Tustin Avenue in Orange, staring at all of the random small businesses, when I saw a storefront tucked deep into a small strip mall that I probably wouldn’t have seen if my...

byblos cafe: lamb shank night / orange – orange county, ca 2

byblos cafe: lamb shank night / orange – orange county, ca

This post isn’t about a restaurant as a whole, but about a very specific food occurrence: lamb shank night at the Byblos Cafe in Orange. I stopped there once for a breakfast pita-type thing that was cheap, light, and good,...

ristorante genovese / orange – orange county, ca 0

ristorante genovese / orange – orange county, ca

I had breakfast one morning at Arthur’s in Orange (I’ll post about it another day), and noticed an awesomely kitschy Italian restaurant (and apparently, combined law office) next door that started calling my name. Seriously, it did. Kitsch beckons me....

the tartan room / orange, ca 1

the tartan room / orange, ca

Stacey came to visit me a couple of weeks ago. After spending a day shopping for Sleazy Lounge Party clothes and watching many episodes of Dexter, we worked up a significant appetite. Not only that, but I wanted my dining...

filling station cafe / orange – orange county, ca 1

filling station cafe / orange – orange county, ca

The Filling Station Cafe in the city of Orange, one block north of the circle, has a cute, garden atmosphere in the outside patio, and a retro diner feel on the inside. Because they close at 3 p.m. though, I...