Stories about Andrei's

10 options for family-style takeout: OC’s Best Places to Eat 2020

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • October 9, 2020

cook but still need to put food on the table or stock the fridge, these 10 restaurants can save the day. Andrei’s Although the menus vary from week to week, Andrei’s typically offers a dozen different family-style meals customized for two to eight

Andrei’s in Irvine (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG) Birrieria el Bandido Everybody loves taco night, but who’s got the time to make homemade birria? Nobody, at least not when Birrieria el Bandido sells their soulful stewed meats by

Andrei's    Birrieria el Bandido    Buttermilk Fried Chicken    Clay Oven    Harley    The Kickin' Crab    Lola Gaspar    Noble Bird    Taco María    Vaca   

Critic’s Notebook: Takeout vs. dining out, what’s working and what’s not

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • June 17, 2020

bodega in Costa Mesa. I’ve written about the DIY taco kits from Puesto in Irvine. I’ve likewise enjoyed thoughtful family-style barbecue dinners from Andrei’s in Irvine, prime rib for two from Hendrix in Laguna Niguel, plus fun cheeseburger kits from

most innovative takeout of the past several weeks. Family-style takeout Andrei’s Barbecued ribs, beef stroganoff, freezable pastas, enchiladas, chili… 2607 Main St., Irvine, 949-387-8887, Hendrix Prime rib or whole roasted chicken

#49. Truffle Fries at Andrei's

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • August 3, 2010

it's not worth all the effort and ditched them for frozen.  That would be like trading out your varied collection of friends for just one person, cloned a few dozen times.  Andrei's Conscious Cuisine, 2607 Main Street, Irvine, CA 92614, (949) 387-8887

Andrei's Braises Consciousness About Sustainable Dining

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • July 30, 2009

problem.” Despite the earnest, even poignant inspiration for the name—Andrei was the ownerNs late brother, a proponent of environmental causes whose life was cut short before he could open his dream restaurant—INd be lying if I didnNt say I was expecting

On The Line: Yves Fournier of Andrei's Conscious Cuisine

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • October 20, 2009

at the Hyatt Regency.  Now he is the Executive Chef of Andrei's, which coincidentally is the restaurant that won our kudos for Best French Fries.  Here are his answers to our silly survey . 1. Dish that you cook that most represents you. Braised

Two Restaurants Officially Open Today: Sol Cocina N Andrei's

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • July 15, 2009

Two of the most commented recent entries I wrote on this blog was about the planned opening of Sol Cocina in Newport Beach and Andrei's in Irvine.  Those commenting (including myself) had mostly pot-shots about why it's called “Cucina” and not

“Cocina”.  Then other commentors came to correct the misspelling that's been put out there.  They confirm that it is, thankfully, going to be called “Cocina”, not “Cucina”. And in the case of Andrei's, they added a disclaimer on their website that they

Andrei's Conscious Cuisine in Irvine is Open…No Not Really

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • June 3, 2009

I've known about Andrei's Conscious Cuisine — a lofty title for a promising restaurant if there ever was one — since last year. I knew approximately where they were going to be located, and I found their website, which for a long time had just these

Irvine Holds Its Restaurant Week Starting Jan. 14, Runs Till Jan. 20

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • January 11, 2011

participating. Though the website optimistically phrases it as “nearly a dozen restaurants,” I count exactly nine. ] They are: 6ix Park Grill Andrei's Waterfalls at The Atrium Hotel Elements 102 Kimera Meritage Zov's The Melting Pot Il Fornaio But remember what

Irvine Holds Its Own Restaurant Week?

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • December 6, 2010

discounts.  Here is what it looks like as of this writing: 6ix Park Grill Andrei's Conscious Cuisine N Cocktails Waterfalls Restaurant at the Atrium Hotel Elements 102 Kimera Meritage Zov's The Melting Pot Il Fornaio

This Friday: Share Our Strength's “Taste of the Nation Orange County “

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • April 21, 2010

participating restaurants after the jump. ] Participating restaurants: Andrei's Conscious Cuisine Bluefin Fine Japanese Cuisine Brasserie Pascal + Tradition by Pascal Break of Dawn the crow bar and kitchen Golden Truffle Il Barone Ristorante Island Hotel's Palm