Moulin’s Artisan Pastry Lab will open tomorrow at Costa Mesa’s SOCO. Along with offering breakfast and other specialties, this fourth location of Moulin will also serve as commercial pastry kitchen for its other locations. 3303 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa, CA 92626
A new Indian buffet called Royal India Grill has opened in the Westminster Mall. Prices start at $10.99. 2015 Westminster Mall, Westminster, CA 92683
A new Japanese restaurant called Hanagi has opened inside Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel. Reportedly the third outlet after locations in Sapporo and Guam, the menu features sushi, bentos, and shabu shabu. 900 South Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, CA 92802
Casa De Pancho has opened at Anaheim GardenWalk. Various Mexican combo plates with tacos and burritos are served. 400 Disney Way, Anaheim, CA 92802
A Korean BBQ that specializes in gopchang, the small intestines of a cow or pig, has opened in Buena Park. Called Haksan, the restaurant also offers beef and pork for grilling. 350 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90621
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.