Some of the vendors at Mess Hall Market at Flight in Tustin has opened. The new food hall features these tenants: The Lost Bean, Slapfish, Drink Bar, Fonda Moderna, Saigon Kitchen, Big Parm, Vaka Burger, The Sandwich Society, and The Little Greek. 1705 Flight Way, Tustin, CA 92782
5-Taste Kitchen has replaced Sushi Near Me in Santa Ana. The menu offers Chinese spicy dry pots, “malatang combos”, teppanyaki plates, and Chinese street foods. 3701 S Harbor Blvd Ste F, Santa Ana, CA 92704
The highly anticipated Knife Pleat has opened in the former location of Marche Moderne in South Coast Plaza. Some featured dishes include crudo with hiramisa and plankton; a “vegetable mosaic” with rye chips; and a lamb rack with couscous. 3333 Bristol St Ste 3001, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
YoYo’s Burgers and Chicken has opened in Anaheim. Burger variations include a Mediterranean spiced patty and Halloumi cheese. Poutine, Cajun chicken tenders, and salads are also served. 510 N Brookhurst St Unit 103, Anaheim, CA 92801
A Japanese restaurant called Cafe Sakana has opened in Newport Beach offering sushi, bento boxes, and donburi. 1703 Westcliff Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Before becoming an award-winning restaurant critic for OC Weekly in 2007, Edwin Goei went by the alias “elmomonster” on his blog Monster Munching, in which he once wrote a whole review in haiku.