Santa Ana’s Little Onion has opened a new sister restaurant in Irvine. The new eatery features a menu that mirrors the original, which was established in 1972. 14429 Culver Dr, Irvine, CA 92604
Chef’s Pho and Restaurant in Santa Ana has closed and is now Crawlicious, a Cajun-Vietnamese seafood house serving crawfish, shrimp and other shellfish much in the way others like Boiling Crab and Kickin Crab did before it. 3647 W McFadden Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92704
A new Cajun-Vietnamese restaurant called Cajun Crawfish has opened in Santa Ana at the former location of Asian Sandwich and Cafeteria. During its grand opening period, it’s offering 10% off and free drinks. 715 N Harbor Blvd Ste 106, Santa Ana, CA 92703
A 100% vegan burger joint called Nice Guys has opened in Costa Mesa. The menu has a variety of burgers, tacos, and chicken nuggets, all of them vegan. 615 W 19th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
A new pho restaurant called Pho Bucks has opened in Santa Ana. It’s menu features rice plates and a build-your-own-pho bowls for $7.99. Currently, until December 11, it’s offering the latter for only $4.99. 5127 W Edinger Ave Ste D, Santa Ana, CA 92704
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.