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Trieu Chau

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    5 Great Vietnamese Soups That Aren't Pho

    When you think Vietnamese cuisine, it's no question that pho comes to mind, and it's completely reasonable that it does. However, it'd be a shame to miss out on other Vietnamese soups that, though blood brothers of California's favorite soup, play on completely different flavors, smells, and texture ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    85 Degrees Bakery Cafe, Legendary Coffeeshop, to Open in Little Saigon!

    The only time you'll see this place with no lines...We have written many stories on 85 Degrees, the insanely popular Taiwan-based coffeeshop at Diamond Jamboree in Irvine with the insanely wonderful sea-salt cofee, over the years. The line really is that long; the wait really is that worth it. Now ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    On The Line: Shawn Xa Of XA Sweet and Savory Cafe, Part One

    "My cooking is a reflection of my life, very clean and straightforward." To call Shawn Xa confident is an understatement. Tell him what you are looking for in a meal (or not, if you're vegan or gluten-free), and he'll come up with a flavor profile on the spot. Situated across the street from CHOC, ... More >>

  • Food

    August 23, 2012

    The Mein Event: OC's Best Noodles

    Noodles, noodles everywhere, from pho to pad Thai and everything else

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Ten Great Chinese Restaurants in Orange County

    ​Orange County doesn't have the San Gabriel Valley, lined end-to-end with great Chinese restaurants. We do, however, have Irvine, which is where most of these recommendations are, and where you can eat well from just about any region of China.As with all these sorts of lists, there will be the ine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    10 Great Breakfast Spots In Orange County

    ​In this list of morning meals, you'll find not just the egg, bacon and pancake joints (although there are certainly a lot of those in there), but also a certain Swedish furniture super store that practically gives away its food, a Cambodian/Vietnamese noodle shop and a place to dip Chinese fried ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Edwin's Top Five Restaurants for 2010

    Kimberly Valenzuela​As that fictional cartoon critic in Ratatouille so succinctly put it, "In many ways, the work of a critic is easy. We risk very little yet enjoy a position over those who offer up their work and their selves to our judgment." The hardest part of the job (and even this isn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    #1 AKA The Best Dish in Orange County RIGHT NOW: Taco Acorazado at the the Two Alebrije's Grill

    Photo by the Elmo Monster...​This is it, cabrones: the best dish in Orange County! Want the best restaurant? You'll have to pick up our Best of OC issue next Thursday. Gracias for all the comments, the criticisms and other randomness. 'Til next year, or the next mass list of something or other!Som ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    #2. Uni Spaghetti at Cafe Hiro

    Edwin Goei​We're one spot away to the #1 dish on our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Stay tuned for that tomorrow. Then, next week, make sure to pick up a copy of our Best of OC 2010 when it hits the newsstands Thursday, October 14!

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    #3. Smoked Salmon and Eggs at Break of Dawn

    Dave Lieberman​The final installments of our march to the Bridge on the River Calorie are coming your way. Make sure to pick up a copy of our Best of OC 2010 when it hits the newsstands next Thursday, October 14!

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    #6. The Whole Sha-bang Shrimp at Boiling Crab

    Edwin Goei You'll have noticed we're changing who writes this feature on a day by day basis: this is how you know we're getting close to the end of our countdown. Make sure to pick up a copy of our Best of OC 2010 when it hits the newsstands October 14!

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    #13. Fresh Sangak at Wholesome Choice

    Nearly as long as a shopping cart...​You'll have noticed we're changing who writes this feature on a day by day basis: this is how you know we're getting close to the end of our countdown. Make sure to pick up a copy of our Best of OC 2010 when it hits the newsstands October 14!Last year, we ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    #14. Strawberry Croissant at Cream Pan

    Edwin Goei​ You'll have noticed we're changing who writes this feature on a day by day basis: this is how you know we're getting close to the end of our countdown. Make sure to pick up a copy of our Best of OC 2010 when it hits the newsstands October 14!

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    #17. Mexican Teriyaki Bowl at Mos 2

    ​You'll have noticed we're changing who writes this feature on a day by day basis: this is how you know we're getting close to the end of our countdown. Make sure to pick up a copy of our Best of OC 2010 when it hits the newsstands October 14!Decades before Kogi was an "inspired" idea in the he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    #16. Tripas Tacos at Taco Pronto

    ProfessorSalt.comGutsy tacos!​ You'll have noticed we're changing who writes this feature on a day by day basis: this is how you know we're getting close to the end of our countdown. Make sure to pick up a copy of our Best of OC 2010 when it hits the newsstands October 14!If you're the sort ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    #18. Deep Fried Fish with Mango Salad at Thai Nakorn

    Edwin GoeiYou'll have noticed we're changing who writes this feature on a day by day basis: this is how you know we're getting close to the end of our countdown. Make sure to pick up a copy of our Best of OC 2010 when it hits the newsstands October 14!

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    #22. Kheema Dosa at Dosa Place

    ​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...Tip for stalkers: I eat lunch at one of three places: Wafu of Japan, TK Burgers, and Dosa Place. And it's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    #25. Pecan-Sea Salt Tarts at Old Vine Cafe

    Excuse the night-time shot...​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...A lot of people don't like the McDonald brothers behind Old Vine Cafe. A lot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    #30. Torta Ahogada at Los Primos

    Dave Lieberman​We are getting closer to the top dishes we think you should try, Orange County. For the complete list, see below; at the end of this countdown, our Best Of Orange County 2010 issue will hit the newsstands.

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    August 27, 2010

    #31. Enchilada Combo at Baja Fish Tacos

    Edwin Goei​We continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy! #31. Enchilada Combo at Baja Fish TacosThis choice only applies to the Baja Fish Tacos in Santa Ana, not so much the one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    #32. Reuben Sandwich at Harry's Deli

    Edwin Goei​We continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy! #32. Reuben Sandwich at Harry's DeliThere are many things to love about Harry's Deli.  One of those is owner Harry K ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    #33. Sweet Corn Soup at Raya at The Ritz Carlton

    Edwin GoeiWe continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy! #33. Sweet Corn Soup at Raya at The Ritz Carlton In a recent review of Raya at the Ritz I said that the sweet corn sou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2010

    #34. Chao Chow Rice Noodle Soup at Trieu Chau

    Edwin Goei​ We continue to countdown our 100 favorite dishes at local restaurants. We'll be sharing these with you every weekday until our annual Best Of Issue comes out. Enjoy! #34. Chao Chow Rice Noodle Soup at Trieu Chau As of this writing, the weather's probably too hot to eat soup for l ... More >>

  • Food

    April 15, 2010

    Trieu Chau vs. New Trieu Chau?

    These two noodle joints are separated at broth

  • Food

    August 6, 2009
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