Cynthia Rebolledo covers anything and everything food, culture and spirits.
10 hours ago | Columns
If any fast-food Chinese place could be worthy of a cult following, it’s probably Wok-In. At this corner spot, located just off the 55 freeway and Santa Isabel Avenue, you’ll see two illuminated logos offering Vietnamese pho and Chinese fast food....
7 days ago | Stick a Fork in It
Thanks to the resurgence of tamaleras in SanTana, we have tamales all year round. But come December, these individually wrapped presents are in high demand, and should you not have a homemade hook-up, Ruby's Tamales has you covered. Outside the No...
13 days ago | Drink of the Week
It's finally here: Habana has officially opened its second location. Executive chef Alex Moreno leads the kitchen in what feels more like an opulent mansion in Vedado than a restaurant in Irvine—boasting high ceilings, beautiful arches and relic-l...
21 days ago | Food Reviews
Casual and cozy, Uncle Fung Borneo Eatery serves food inspired by the culinary traditions of Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia. The Long Beach dive hails from Borneo Kalimantan in Alhambra, a hole-in the-wall that originally offered fish and chips...
26 days ago