Quan Mii, the Little Saigon restaurant that also bottles its own brand of sauces, has opened a second location in Fountain Valley in the same parking lot as Brodard. 16031 Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
A restaurant called Cup Bowl Chao Ech Singapore Dumpling has opened on Little Saigon’s main strip. The house specialty is frog porridge. 9600 Bolsa Ave Ste A&B, Westminster, CA 92683
Steelcraft, the Long Beach food hall made out of shipping containers, has opened its Garden Grove location. Among its vendors include Chick N’ Shack, which serves Hainan chicken rice and Barrio, which serves Filipino food. 12900 S Euclid St, Garden Grove, CA 92840
A breakfast/brunch/lunch restaurant called Everyday Eatery has opened in Irvine at the plaza at the corner of Sand Canyon and Irvine Center. 6634 Irvine Ctr Dr, Irvine, CA 92618
A New York style deli called New York Slicers has opened in Santa Ana. Hot and cold sandwiches are offered using Boar’s Head products. 2138 N Tustin Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705
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.