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.
7 hours ago | Now Open
Burger Boss, the burger chain that allows you to customize your burger order via a giant touch screen, has opened at the Village at Tustin Legacy. The official grand opening festivities will happen this Saturday, September 30. 15080 Kensington Par...
4 days ago | Food Reviews
This story begins not at Huntington Ramen, but at a new restaurant I was originally planning to review for this issue. It looked promising at first: The place had a catchy name, well-curated social-media accounts, an eclectic menu and a bar with c...
7 days ago | Now Open
Marché Moderne, Florent and Amelia Marneau's long-running South Coast Plaza restaurant, has relocated at Crystal Cove Shopping Center in Newport Beach. More details on its offerings here. 7862 Pacific Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92657 Apola Gyro ...
11 days ago | Food Reviews
If you plan on trying Trevor's At the Tracks, I suggest taking the Metrolink. It's especially worth it if you go during the weekend, when the train fare is $10 for an all-day pass. And there really is no better way to arrive than on a train. This ...
12 days ago | Eat This Now
This is called bubble waffle. It has other names: Hong Kong waffle, egg puff, egg waffle, and a whole bunch more that I won't bother typing. When you see one, you'll know it because it looks like a section of bubble wrap. And when you eat one, it ...
14 days ago | Now Open
Bruster's Real Ice Cream, a chain based out of Pittsburgh, has opened in Orange, their fourth OC location. Other locations include Huntington Beach, Cypress, and Garden Grove. Specialty flavors include Deep Dish Apple Pie and Boston Cream Pie. 510...