Nearly every Irvine Chinatown visitor eventually waddles into this clean, well-lit bakery/boba shop seeking a sugar capper to the day: bite-sized red-bean cookies, taro pastries, tart egg pudding, and a bizarre bread slice that contains half a mango covered with cream cheese. But the main reason you should haunt J.J. Bakery is for its prepackaged sandwiches, a sort of regal Hot Pockets that, at $1.55, is the best lunch option since the three-tacos-for-a-buck special at Jack in the Box.
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Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 7:03 a.m. by Edwin Goei
Behold our annual 100 Favorite Dishes countdown! Every day until the publication of our fantabulous Best Of Issue, we'll list our favorite meals this year in descending order. Enjoy, pass it on, and tune in daily! The idea is simple...