Taqueria Los Grandes

It’s a bit of a drive, but we discovered a little hole in the wall place deep inside Santa Ana, at 1736 W. Fifth Street.  Taqueria Los Grandes is not much bigger than a Taco Bell, and like a Taco Bell you order the food at the counter and pick it up when called.  In […]

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Sutha Thai Kitchen

This tiny restaurant, tucked away in the shopping center at the intersection of Irvine Blvd. and Old Irvine Blvd. (across from Michaels), appears to be designed primarily for take-out and delivery.  There are just five or so tables lined up in a small area in the front.  But that is one of the charms of […]

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Four Great Non-California Wines Under $10

I happened to mention to a friend that I had spent a day touring some wineries in the Temecula Valley, and I was met with attitude. Turns out my friend was a closet wine snob, and he pronounced that Temecula does not offer any wines he would drink. He buys wines only from the Sonoma […]

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Full Moon Sushi

We are always open to a new sushi restaurant, and once we saw the sign go up on Full Moon Sushi on First Street, we were anxious for the debut, and showed up to give it a try the first week it was open. Good fresh sushi is all fine and good, but that provides […]

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A Great Way to Spend a Dime

I went to a wine tasting today at Total Wine & More at the Tustin Marketplace.  In addition to the usual wine tasting held by Total Wine every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the Loring Wine Company was also offering tastes of its Pinot Noir selections. The Loring wines were all from the 2007 vintage, and […]

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