Howard Gordon

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Itriya Cafe Closes At Diamond Jamboree

    Itriya Cafe, the restaurant whose tagline is "Spaghetti and Ssam" because it attempts to serve both Italian pastas and Korean lettuce wraps, has closed at Diamond Jamboree. There was a note taped to the door that said: "We Are Moving! Saying Goodbye Is Not Easy!! We've Enjoyed Meeting Everyone ... More >>

  • Food

    November 10, 2011

    Itriya Cafe Shows Ssam Like It Hot

    An ex-Cheesecake Factory executive sells Italian and Korean food under one roof in Irvine

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    Itriya Cafe Opens At Diamond Jamboree

    ​The long-awaited curiosity of a concept that merges Italian spaghetti with Korean ssam (loosely translated to "things wrapped in lettuce and sesame leaf") opened last week and from a quick perusal of the menu, the restaurant isn't kidding around: they are, indeed offering a menu of spaghetti (wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Itriya Cafe Construction Begins, Yelper Already Has a Review?

    ​Construction began a few weeks on Itriya Cafe, the latest development to take shape at Diamond Jamboree. If you've passed by Jamboree or Alton, you can't miss the signage. Itriya Cafe is the fusion restaurant (I hate to use that outdated "f" word, but there's no better descriptor) that merges Ita ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    New Restaurant To Mix Spaghetti and Korean Food In Irvine's Diamond Jamboree

    ​It's been a while since a new restaurant concept debuted at Diamond Jamboree in Irvine. Once a white hot den of development activity, Diamond Jamboree is now almost as as good as saturated, with only a few vacant spots left to claim. The only prime location left is in the building closest to ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 29, 2007

    Bring the Pain

    TV torture isnt as tidy as you might have heard