Anne Marie Panoringan
A contributing writer for OC Weekly, Anne Marie freelances for multiple online and print publications, and guest judges for culinary competitions. A Bay Area transplant, she graduated with a degree in Hospitality Management from Cal Poly Pomona. On Instagram and Pinterest as brekkiefan, and Snapchat as brekkie_fan.
4 days ago | Stick a Fork in It
We travel the globe this week, as our search for things to enjoy cover Hawaiian, Indian, Japanese and Mexican. There's also some of the healthiest, plus some of the most guilt-inducing eats thrown in for good measure. Grab a fork and dig in— you'v...
6 days ago | Stick a Fork in It
We recently attended a private whiskey tasting (Thank you, J & V!) at Blinking Owl, and learned about an exciting development for the local distillery that just celebrated their first anniversary. Plans are percolating to include a dedicated e...
7 days ago | On the Line
After the recent Hatch chile season, I wanted to learn more about one of the groups that made our annual roasting schedule possible. Alex Jackson Berkley is the granddaughter of Frieda Caplan. She is one of five Caplan women actively involved with...
10 days ago | Stick a Fork in It
Lead vocalist Sameer Gadhia is quite possibly the only man who can rock a yellow jumper like a tuxedo, as he led Young the Giant on their final night of touring. It made sense to make them the designated band to launch Irvine's FivePoint Amphithea...
11 days ago | Stick a Fork in It
If you plan wisely, it's actually possible to knock out the entire Grub Guide for the next week. Start off at Rasselbock tomorrow for a hoppy good time. Then head for a workout over at Spectrum on Saturday afternoon. Recover on Sunday before headi...
14 days ago | On the Line
How many restaurants survive 50 years of business? In Orange County, the answer is Benjies. A timeless menu, solid service and nostalgic feel have helped Lloyd Weinstein win over locals. If the selection isn't what you're feeling like, check out t...