Weekend

Bennett: Drop in at Blinking Owl distillery for eclectic local liquors

If Wes Anderson decided to go into the liquor businesses, the result might resemble Blinking Owl, the quirky new distillery that's home to the first spirits to be made in Orange County since Prohibition. Not only are the spirits that are now being crafted inside a former staircase-manufacturing...

  • The other Vietnam War

    The other Vietnam War

    The South was waging a tough fight against the North long before allies came to its aid and the conflict became known as the communists versus the Americans. Veterans want their memories preserved, and now they have a museum in Westminster devoted to that cause.

  • Style Week OC struts its stuff

    Style Week OC struts its stuff

    Fashion Island kicked off its ninth annual Style Week OC on Thursday evening with Neiman Marcus presenting a runway show of fall trends from luxury designers. Style Week festivities continue Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. with in-store parties and promotions at shops, including Joie, Vince Camuto and...

  • Bennett: Wok N Tandoor to the rescue in O.C.

    Bennett: Wok N Tandoor to the rescue in O.C.

    Indian food has always worn many faces in Orange County, from formal to fast casual to fusion. Maybe it's because we're just a few miles on the wrong side of the county line to lay claim to L.A.'s famous Little India — the ample crowding of traditional restaurants and glimmering sari stores that...

  • The adventure game goes portable in the Escape Bus

    The adventure game goes portable in the Escape Bus

    The Escape Bus looks like the yellow school transportation of youth, but participants aren't going to class. They could be going to 'jail.' The creators say the mobile aspect allows the fun to be transported to corporate events and parties in various cities.

  • On Theater: SCR goes part of the way with LBJ

    On Theater: SCR goes part of the way with LBJ

    When people old enough to remember the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson reflect on that period, their thoughts invariably turn to the war in Vietnam, a tumultuous period in the mid-1960s that convinced LBJ not to seek reelection in 1968. There's plenty of conflict there, but it's not even referenced...

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