Craftsman Pizza of Placentia has opened a second location in Anaheim. 5645 E La Palma Ave, Anaheim, CA 92807
The first American location of Ja Jiaozi, a Chinese dumpling chain, has opened at The Market Place in Irvine. The 2,954 square foot space has a menu that includes a signature dumpling with pork, dried shrimp and shrimp roe. 13776 Jamboree Rd, Ste 13776, Irvine, CA 92602
A new banh mi shop called Banh Mi Saigon 168 has opened in Westminster. All sandwiches are $3.95, but the “round bread” banh mis are on a special where if you buy two, the third is free. 15471 Brookhurst St, Ste F, Westminster, CA 92683
Dog Haus in Fullerton has become Grinston’s. Hot dogs are still served but also all-day breakfasts. 2555 E Chapman Ave, Fullerton, CA 92831
Saemaeul, a Korean BBQ has opened in Buena Park. The menu which offers all the usual KBBQ staples also includes pork neck and pig skin. 5471 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.