Edwin Goei was born on the island of Java, grew up in La Habra, studied in Irvine, and eats everywhere. Before becoming an award-winning restaurant critic for OC Weekly in 2007, he went by the alias "elmomonster" on his blog Monster Munching, in which he once wrote a whole review in haiku.
3 days ago | Things To Look Forward To
As Los Olivos Marketplace near Irvine Spectrum expands to an additional 120,000 square feet, there's news of more things going in. Come Spring, the quietest of Irvine Company's retail centers will get busier with a Whole Foods Market opening ...
4 days ago | Mobile Meals
Whether you're going to this depends on if you have a 12-year-old girl or are yourself a 12-year-old girl at heart. Here it is: the Hello Kitty Cafe Truck will be returning to Irvine Spectrum this Saturday, February 6 from 10 a.m.- 8 p.m. in the G...
4 days ago | Food Reviews
"Where are we going?" my friend asked me as I drove. "Place is called Krave," I replied. "Didn't you already review that?" "No, that was Crave with a C in Santa Ana," I said. "This is Krave with a K. It's behind the Souplantation in Irvine." Thoug...
5 days ago | Now Open
GD Bro Burgers, as you may remember, took over the space left by Toro Burger in Santa Ana for their first brick-and-mortar last August. Now the Great Food Truck Race alumni is going to open location number two this weekend in Long Beach. Well, tec...
6 days ago | Things To Look Forward To
Huntington Beach's North Shore Poke Company is coming to Costa Mesa. It'll be another face in the crowded strip mall on Bristol that recently added Creamistry, Capital Noodle, and, of course, Halal Guys as tenants. But wait, before you roll your e...
7 days ago | Restaurant Roll Call
As we bid adieu to the first month of 2016, we say hello to our monthly roundup of open-and-shut cases. These are the restaurant openings and shutterings we wrote about last month on this thing we call a food blog. Some of the more notable opening...