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Top Takeout Restaurants During COVID-19 Restrictions
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Top Takeout Restaurants During COVID-19 Restrictions

The popularity of takeout and delivery from restaurants has increased dramatically over these past few months. Due to COVID-19, California governor Gavin Newsom restricted certain counties, including Orange County, from allowing in-person dining, causing many restaurants to resort to takeout and delivery options.

Many restaurants in Orange County have delivery or takeout services, a few popular ones including, BJ’s, Thai Cafe, California Pizza Kitchen (CPK), and Chipotle. So with so many restaurants having takeout and delivery options, which one seems to have tackled COVID-19 the best?

Insomnia Cookies: a Restaurant Review
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Insomnia Cookies: a Restaurant Review

By JAX ARMSTRONG Staff Writer University Town Center’s newest dessert restaurant Insomnia Cookies has recently been included in the conversation of “best places to go” at University Town Center. Insomnia Cookies is known for their ice cream-brownie hybrid, which is pretty much a brownie sandwich with an ice cream center. However, to no surprise, the...

Hui Lau Shan: a Restaurant Review
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Hui Lau Shan: a Restaurant Review

By DAVID MIN Staff Writer The Hong-Kong based dessert chain Hui Lau Shan recently opened a store in the Alton Square on August 25th, to much excitement from local residents. Hui Lau Shan first opened in the 1960s as an herbal tea store, but it wasn’t until 1992 that they popularized their mango-based products and...

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Kang Ho Dong: A Restaurant Review

By ISABELLA OH Staff Writer After a long period of construction, Kang Ho Dong finally opened on Culver Drive. As one of the few stores open in its chain, this restaurant is quite a unique Korean BBQ restaurant. They are popular for their introduction of cheese, corn and egg that are cooked straight on the...

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The Cut: a Uniquely Expensive Meal

  By RITHWIK GUPTA Staff Writer After launching as a food truck in 2014, The Cut finally opened their first restaurant in the Westpark Plaza in Irvine. Serving handcrafted burgers, sandwiches, appetizers and salads, each item on the menu was created from scratch making The Cut unique from most burger joints. Upon entering the establishment, you...

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Chan Chan: A Restaurant Review

By ISABELLA OH Staff Writer Chan Chan, a newly opened restaurant on Culver Dr., Irvine, attempted and achieved a taste of authentic Korean food. And what better way could it achieve that than by serving street-style Korean food. I went with my family at 3:30 p.m., off-peak hours. The process of ordering was quite unique....

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Thai Bamboo Bistro: A Restaurant Review

By ISABELLA OH Staff Writer   Located in the Quail Hill shopping center, Thai Bamboo Bistro serves authentic Thai food like you’ve never experienced before. They offer a wide selection of dishes from soups, salads, noodles, curries, and more, which are garnished to perfection. Thai Bamboo Bistro is perfect for any occasion, casual or formal....