Unlike Edwin, I'm not a big fan of shabu shabu, so I can't say I've ever been to Irvine's House of Shabu Shabu. That doesn't stop me, however, from reading the awesome responses owner Harry Ahn gives to savage Yelp critics, everything from biblical versus to bizarre stereotyping of Japanese to lame anal humor–yes, ANAL.
To the critic who blasted Ahn for quoting the Bible, his response:
To the critic who complained about the lack of ambiance, Ahn's response:
For a two-star review, this:
For the person who said the hot drops House of Shabu Shabu uses are too hot, this:
And, finally, this gem for the guy who complained his food was bland: