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Pizza wasteland in OC? HELP!!

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 15 days ago

I'm going to try again. I'm looking for NY Style / Slice-Style pizza in OC, preferably within the boundaries of areas like, Irvine, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, and Santa Ana. A place I can go regu...

Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza - awful crust ruins everything

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 2 months ago

The crust is embarrassingly sub-standard - game over. It's round white bread, equally flavorless, puffy insipid foamy Crustable-like texture in some places yet wet, doughy and undercooked in others...

Kyoho Grapes (rare) Irvine Farmer's Market

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 2 months ago

Kyoho grapes are at the Irvine Farmer's market. I had them once in Japan 7 years ago and have been looking ever since - very happy to have found them again. The season according to the vendor is ...

Torta - Who's the best?

buttdrunk
by buttdrunk 1 month ago

I've been going to a place called King Torta out in El Sereno for a couple of decades now. I've moved away from LA and now reside in north Orange County. I am wondering about a couple of things. ...

Il Fornaio discount code for to go orders

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

At selected locations in California: "Now through 8/9/20, enjoy $10 off all To Go orders over $40 (Pick-Up or Delivery).⁣ ⁣ Use code 247-821-166 at checkout to receive the $10 credit. For deta...

Best Fruit - Arnett Farms: Stone Fruit, Pluots, you name it!

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 3 months ago

At the Irvine (and Torrance) Farmer's Markets, Arnett Farms continues to be an absolute GEM! I've been going to this stand for years and years and they continue to amaze me with the quality and va...

Mission Style Burritos in OC?

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 3 months ago

Anyone know where to find great Mission Style Burritos (consider La Taqueria in San Francisco as the gold standard) in OC, preferably nearer to the airport vicinity? La Palma burritos are consider...

Kogi Still RULES - GO THERE!!! Now!

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 3 months ago

If you're in the SoCal area, get off your buttocks, put on your mask and go out and find a Kogi truck. Support the genius that is Roy Choi and luxuriate in the earth-shatteringly mind blowing flav...

Reborn Coffee | Corona del Mar - Orange County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

On the first morning of my September getaway to the OC, I rolled out of bed a bit late to wander over to Reborn Coffee, the neighborhood’s roaster. Still, I did get dressed, unlike the lady in the ...

Los Angeles, Dana Point and Anaheim Food trip with Children

josephml1
by josephml1 1 year ago

Hi, I need your advice about your best place to eat In Los angeles, Dana Point and Anaheim, this food choices..with children. Steak House could be a hole in the wall. Chinese Restaurant I wil...

Best Burger Orange County 2020

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 4 months ago

I'm looking for the best high-end burger in Orange County and also the best non-corporate chain burger in general. Small local chains are fine. If the place doesn't serve good fries, please elimi...

New York Slice Style Pizza Orange County

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 4 months ago

Is there a NY thin-crust slice style pizza place in OC? Most chains or mini chains with "New York" in the title are mediocre to terrible. If you're a NYer or former SF resident who know's Tony...

Clayton's Donuts - Irvine Farmer's Market, is it still there? Is he making donuts anywhere else?

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 3 months ago

There used to be an amazing stand at the Irvine Farmer's market - Clayton's Donuts, he made monster-sized delicious creations. The stall wasn't there, is it gone for good? Does anyone know if he'...

Greek Island Grille - What Happened? Any alum open a new place?

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 3 months ago

I loved greek Island Grille in Costa Mesa/Santa Ana (on Bristol and Sunflower). Anyone know if any alum chefs opened up a place using their recipes?

Petit Fours in LA or OC

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 4 months ago

Does anyone know a source for fondan covered petit fours - specifically the kind covered in fondant glazed (NOT that waxy white or brown chocolate plastic-textured flavorless coating) with some sor...

Best Bagel Orange County

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 4 months ago

This may be an exercise in futility but is there a decent bagel in Orange County? I'm talking boiled NY bagel, not a round piece of bread with a hole in it. For reference Noahs/Einstens is not a ...

Thank You, Mayor Breed!

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Today's orders for shelter in place to slow coronavirus infections specifically exempts FARMERS MARKETS, allowing them to remain open as essential public services. Thank you, Mayor Breed, for recog...

Where can I find fresh compressed yeast?

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by damkavi 13 years ago

Hi. I have searched high and low. I've called all bakeries, grocery stores, and health food stores (I.E. trader joes, whole foods, mothers market) in my area and no one seems to carry this item. ...