New Moon Rises in Buena Park

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • February 1, 2018
Whenever I see Chinese chicken salad on a menu, I gravitate toward it. It’s not as if I’ve liked most of them; the dressing is almost always too sweet, and the chicken stringy. But ordering one guarantees there’s at least going to be some sort of...
The full article can be read on the OC Weekly website.

Related Articles

Now Open: New Moon in Buena Park, Cambalache in Fountain Valley, and MORE!

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • December 11, 2017
New Moon Contemporary Chinese Cuisine has opened a location in Buena Park, adjacent to Porto’s. It’s part of a chain that has locations in L.A. The menu includes Chinese American classics such as Chinese chicken salad. 7620 Beach Blvd Buena Park,...

Review: 20 great Orange County options for Chinese takeout and delivery

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • May 14, 2020
We won’t be queuing up like sardines to squeeze into Din Tai Fung again anytime soon. But we can still eat great dumplings. And dandan. And barbecue duck. While a few of Orange County’s top Chinese restaurants have closed temporarily (Fu Wing Low...

How to take a restaurant road trip to New York, Chicago and beyond, without leaving the kitchen

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • March 4, 2021
“I miss the snow,” he says, looking out the window on a beautiful sunny day as we scroll through images of friends on Instagram playing in the snow in New York. “Me, too,” I say. “But I’m not squeezing into an airplane filled with recirculated...

The Grunion Might Run Tonight

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • June 3, 2011
According to the California Department of Fish and Game, late March to early June is the peak time where the grunion have their orgy along California beaches. They crawl up the sand on nights with a full or new moon to spawn and do their slippery...

Where to find the spiciest foods in Orange County

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • September 13, 2018
“Do you like it spicy?” I love hearing those words. It’s a question I got recently from the cashier at Southern Spice in Irvine. When I said, “Yes. Yes I do,” she steered me toward an incredible eggplant curry. “You want it spicy?” asked a...