TRIED & TRUE : A Trip Through the Gasp Chamber PATRICK MOTT, Patrick Mott is a free-lance writer who regularly contributes to The Times Orange County Edition. This column is one in an occasional series of first-person accounts of leisure activities in and around Orange County.
Rough Stuff Messes Up Contest Rockin' Fig and Dave, Rockin' Fig is Rick Fignetti, a Huntington Beach surfer/shop owner. Times staff writer David Reyes has reported on U.S. surf teams competing in Bali and Brazil.
Merci Bocuse--Cooking God to Grace O.C. BENJAMIN EPSTEIN, Benjamin Epstein is a free-lance writer who regularly contributes to The Times Orange County. Information for this column can be faxed to (714) 966-7790, or write: Newsbites/OC Live!, The Times Orange County, 1375 Sunflower Ave., Costa Mesa, CA 92626. and