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Chef Ryan Adams of Laguna Beach’s 370 Common has opened Buttermilk Fried Chicken in Orange in the space formerly occupied by LinX. The concept is adapted from 370 Common’s popular fried chicken night, which only happened once a month. 238 W Chapman Ave, Ste 100, Orange, CA 92866
Ramen Tokudai, a ramen shop that serves tonkotsu ramen as well as a ramen that includes a whole fried soft shell crab, has opened inside McFadden Public Market in Santa ana. 515 N Main St, Unit B, Santa Ana, CA 92701
Lily’s Tacos has opened in Santa Ana serving soft and hardshell tacos, combo plates, and burritos, including the breakfast kind. 715 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92701
The shabu shabu explosion continues as Joon Shabu Shabu opens at The District in Tustin, occupying the space that had been a Native Foods Cafe. Joon Shabu Shabu’s other location is in Glendale. 2453 Park Ave, Tustin, CA 92782
Pho Akaushi, a new pho restaurant that boasts American Wagyu beef, has opened in the food court inside Saigon Supermarket in Garden Grove. 10131 Westminster Blvd, Ste 214, Garden Grove, CA 92843
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.