The most anticipated new restaurant this month was Adam Fleischman's ever-growing Umami Burger, which opened its first OC outlet in Costa Mesa this past weekend. But there were other notable debuts in the past 30 days that we featured on our blogs (and a lot more that we didn't, I'm sure).
RESTAURANT/VENUES OPENED IN MARCH
Edwin Goei was born on the island of Java, grew up in La Habra, studied in Irvine, and eats everywhere. Before becoming an award-winning restaurant critic for OC Weekly in 2007, he went by the alias “elmomonster” on his blog Monster Munching, in which he once wrote a whole review in haiku.