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You'd need all your fingers and toes to count the number of Thai restaurants in Orange County, but up until a few weeks ago you only needed only one: Vientiane. There may be Thai restaurants and markets that offer a smattering of Laotian dishes, but Vientiane is it if you want to have your Lao food with the traditional sticky glutinous rice served in a stout basket of woven reeds. Comment?
The Poke Proliferation continues. This week, something new: a poke shop that also serves pho in case, you know, you're still not on the poke bandwagon. Comment?
Honeymee Ice Cream, a Korean-style ice cream shop that swirls raw honey over soft serve ice cream, has now opened in Irvine. No, not the one in Harvard Place that I wrote about a few months ago ; this one is on Walnut at the 99 Ranch plaza on Walnut near the 5 . Comment?
Originally from Buena Park, KoKo Chicken and Barbecue has opened a second location in Garden Grove, joining Chicken Plus and Crazy Chi Mac in the city's catalog of Korean fried chicken joints. As Korean fried chicken is usually made, Koko Chicken and Barbecue fries its chicken twice, which separates the skin from the meat and creates juicy, textured bites. Comment?
A few years ago, a group of Polynesian students attending Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa linked up for a few jam sessions at a random family member's house and soon after, the rest was history. Thanks to mutual friend turned guitarist, Taumata Grey aka T Grey, the group of pupils have since then gone on to form one of the most popular pop/reggae bands in recent years. Comment?
High maintenance, desirable--that is the state of the French macaron in this county, a status the dessert has held for several years. Slight changes in humidity can mess up in-progress macarons for good, which is why those who do 'em right deserve massive recognition. Comment?
There is a two-block section of Harbor Boulevard in Garden Grove that has been a no-man's land for years, a place that serves as a buffer between the city's residential neighborhoods and its tourist zone. And ground zero is a shopping plaza that has hosted all sorts of wonderful restaurants over the years: Peruvian rotisserie chicken houses, Salvadoran eateries, Oaxacan restaurants, Ethiopian dives, even a Viet-Mex spot. Comment?
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