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  • Hot downtown dining scene: Laurent Quenioux's Etchea bakeries, Olio pizzeria, Terroni

    Hot downtown dining scene: Laurent Quenioux's Etchea bakeries, Olio pizzeria, Terroni
    Downtown is probably the hottest restaurant scene in California, with new restaurants opening almost weekly, the renovation of Grand Central Market and the planned permanent farmers market at 4th and Main Streets (as well as Sushi Zo, Big Mista's BBQ...
  • The Crowd: Candlelight illuminates local charity scene

    The Crowd: Candlelight illuminates local charity scene
    It was a grand night on the Orange Coast. The 40th anniversary celebration of Candlelight Concert on Dec. 6 exceeded all expectations, raising an impressive $2.2 million for the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. The remarkable financial milestone is a...
  • More control, money for WP developer Dan Bellows?

     
    There are a lot of interesting stories out there about Dan Bellows. Like the time he got into a physical fight — during a planning and zoning meeting at Winter Park — and still won 3-2 approval on the project he was seeking, even after the...
  • Disney opens new wine cellar at Epcot's Italy Pavilion

    Disney opens new wine cellar at Epcot's Italy Pavilion
    Wine has a more fitting home at Walt Disney World with the opening of Tutto Gusto wine cellar in the Italy Pavilion at Epcot. Tutto Gusto is a new venue adjacent to Tutto Italia Ristorante and debuted Tuesday after the restaurant opened its doors again...
  • Orlando Sentinel restaurant review: Epcot's Tutto Italia

    Orlando Sentinel restaurant review: Epcot's Tutto Italia
    Disney opened Tutto Italia at Epcot's Italy Pavilion in 2007, replacing L'Originale Alfredo di Roma Ristorante, which had an impressive 25-year run. The menu remained classic Italian with lightly fried calamari fritti, polenta, a range of pasta dishes,...
  • The Review: The Royce

    The Review: The Royce
    Keep the fat lady waiting in the wings. It's not over yet. Fine dining, I mean, and the new Royce at the Langham Huntington is proof. The Pasadena hotel could have chosen to turn the Dining Room where Craig Strong (and briefly, Michael Voltaggio) once...
  • Scene & Heard: LACMA Collectors Committee and 'Taste for a Cure'

    Scene & Heard: LACMA Collectors Committee and 'Taste for a Cure'
    For the Collectors Committee of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, April 9 was a big day. The museum's curators packed the morning with presentations of artworks they hoped to acquire, Patina served up lunch beside the Resnick Pavilion, and the evening...
  • Greer's OC: Adopt a kitten, cat through Second Chance

    Kittens and cats are patiently waiting for a home through Huntington Beach-based Second Chance Pet Adoptions. Its darling kittens are kept at Petco and PetSmart in Huntington Beach. There's a summer adoption fee special of $99 that includes neuter/spay,...
  • Joan Luther dies at 83; longtime Los Angeles restaurant publicist

    Joan Luther dies at 83; longtime Los Angeles restaurant publicist
    Joan Luther, a longtime restaurant publicist who began her career at the Brown Derby and Hollywood Park in the late 1940s and helped promote nearly every major chef in Los Angeles, died Monday at her Beverly Hills home after a series of strokes, according...
  • The Review: Ray's and Stark Bar at LACMA

    The Review: Ray's and Stark Bar at LACMA
    Restaurants with a view usually come in two varieties: landscape or cityscape. The new Ray's and Stark Bar at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art have a view. But it's not the ocean or the city lights spread on a starry carpet below. Instead, the new...
  • The Crowd: Philharmonic group hosts tea at AnQi

    The elegant gals of the Philharmonic Society of Orange County came together to host a tea at AnQi in South Coast Plaza in advance of the society's upcoming 2012 gala benefit. They are calling the gala, which will take place in the Samueli Theater at the...