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Santa Ana >> Chapter One: The Modern Local's New Executive Chef

Santa Ana >> Chapter One: The Modern Local’s New Executive Chef

Chapter One: the modern local in Santa Ana, has always possessed an acumen for subdued sophistication. Having been with them since day one, they welcome Jason Montelibano aka Chef Chicken Wing as their new Executive Chef.     read more...
Event >> PigOut 2.0 @California Scenario

Event >> PigOut 2.0 @California Scenario

This was not just your typical "all you can eat and drink until you can squeal no more" kind of affair. At the heart of the matter, PigOut was really about family fun, community revelry and promoting the culinary arts.     read more...
HopScotch Inaugural Pairing Dinner 7.31.13

HopScotch Inaugural Pairing Dinner 7.31.13

Pairing dinners are always a wonderful vehicle to introduce dining patrons to a chef's ingenuity and skill. This one, so deftly executed by Chef Cody, James Wood and their team went above and beyond our expectations.     read more...
Chef Cody Storts' Culinary Militia at HopScotch

Chef Cody Storts’ Culinary Militia at HopScotch

Chef Cody Storts and his militia have laid claim to HopScotch as their own. It's a culinary coup of gastronomical proportions and they're taking no prisoners.     read more...
Event >> Spring Farm Dinner

Event >> Spring Farm Dinner

In the vein of Outstanding in the Field and Plate & Pitchfork, the Fullerton Arboretum hosted a Spring Farm Dinner. Arguably the first of its kind ever in Orange County resident farmer and botanist Jonathan Duffy Davis dug deep into the Arboretum's soil for the occasion.     read more...
Event >> The Fox Theatre Lights Up Blue with Comedy for Autism

Event >> The Fox Theatre Lights Up Blue with Comedy for Autism

The swell of community love could not be contained within the walls of the historic Fox Theatre this past Wednesday night. Folks from all factions came out in full force for Fullerton Cares' benefit show "Heroes Comedy for Autism". read more...
Feature >> Craft Cocktails at Steamers

Feature >> Craft Cocktails at Steamers

After many years of serving the tried and true, Sean Schickling and Lucie Wood became restless and duly more adventurous. Poring over the Savoy Cocktail Book, inspiration struck and they derived a creative menu of their own.     read more...
Feature >> Chef Cody Storts Pops Up at Aviation Restaurant

Feature >> Chef Cody Storts Pops Up at Aviation Restaurant

We attended the second installment of Chef Cody's 3-part pop-up and we couldn't be more pleased with how far he's pushing the epicurean envelope. For this dinner, various techniques in molecular gastronomy were utilized in the preparation of each course.     read more...
Feature >> Thursdays in the Kitchen: French Bistro Menu

Feature >> Thursdays in the Kitchen: French Bistro Menu

Thursdays In The Kitchen explores the gourmet side of seasonal and locally sourced food. Classes are conducted by renowned Orange County chefs, farmers and food experts and will utilize Arboretum-grown ingredients whenever possible.     read more...
HopScotch Tavern Opens!

HopScotch Tavern Opens!

HopScotch Tavern exalts a bygone era wherein the luxury of respite is relished and sipped rather than gulped and swigged. Open to the public just a week, it's already shifting the landscape of Fullerton nightlife.     read more...
Sweet Tart Alabama

Sweet Tart Alabama

In honor of the Alabamian neighbors from my cherished childhood, I invite you to try this traditional Southern treat with a decidedly tart name: Buttermilk Pie.     read more...
Chef Series: Cody Storts

Chef Series: Cody Storts

Chef Cody Storts has been making great strides and flourishes as somewhat of a Kitchen Ninja. His high-kicking conventions, limitless energy and passionate drive enable him to concurrently head the culinary teams at The Lime Truck, LamroN Catering and Bourbon Street.     read more...