Filipino Food at its Finest

By Chloe Maddox In the heart of downtown Santa Ana lies a cozy, tropical getaway. The hole-in-the-wall restaurant, Irenia, offers up a piece of traditional Filipino cooking with a gourmet flair. The chill, eclectic music and modern decor creates a welcoming atmosphere and even more welcoming are the staff. The best part though, is the…

Bardot

By Eean Garcia Whether you are looking for your daily dose of caffeine or you are looking for some late night dessert, Bardot Bars and Coffee is the one stop shop to satisfy your needs. For any newcomers to Bardot, there are three must-try items on the menu, of course, their coffee, their true milk and/or…

Grab a Bite of Senior Year

By Vanessa Soria As you may or may not know, seniors have the privilege of leaving during lunch, as long as you have a parent signature for an off campus sticker. Senior year is a big year, so why not take advantage of it by grabbing a big bite at one of the many delicious…

Tropicalia Fest: Tacos, Tigres Del Norte and Tons of Dancing

By Galilea Oregon If you’re a fan of music and consider yourself an aspiring foodie you’ve most likely probably wished there was a way you could just combine the two in a glorious medley of pure entertainment and nothing but fun. If so, there’s an event tailored just for the music-loving foodie in you. I…

5-Hole-in-the-Wall Restaurants

By Karley Bailey and Nayeli Medina Sutha Thai Kitchen Items Ordered: Pad Thai with Chicken and Pad-woon-sen Description: Asian type noodles, mixed with vegetables, and a hint of spice. Tips: If you order the lunch special at this restaurant you will receive a cup of delicious dumpling soup, along with two tasty wontons that add…

Tasty on the Lips, Easy on the Hips

By James Cruz and Jocelyn You Let’s be real. We know a lot of people are working hard to get their summer bodies ready before summer vacation officially starts. People are trying every diet from Paleo to the Starch Solution to Keto, but what about the simplest diet of being vegan? What do you think when…

P for Pizza

By: Cristobal Segura You come to my mind And leave me blind.   In my heart, There’s a part Just for you And only you.   Without you, I couldn’t do.   In my arms, I bring you no harm.   I seek for your taste, I seek for your touch, I long for your…

Top 5 Go-To’s in Old Town Tustin

By: Gigi Hume and Clea Thomas Old Town Tustin is a part of town that is overflowing with history that has contributed greatly to the creation of modern-day Tustin. It combines notable sites of the past, like Utt Juice Company and the Pankey Residence, with those of the present. Both of which make the balanced…

Taco Tuesdays: A Hole Mole Special

By Jocelyn You Trending Topics Editor Tacos. Everyone loves tacos. Everyone loves street tacos, tacos on corn tortillas, tacos in hard shells, tacos with all sorts of stuffing in them. Tacos are always in season, and Taco Tuesdays have been around for as long as our generation can remember. The tradition actually started in 1989 by a…

A Healthy Body Is A Healthy Mind

By Evelyn Carrillo  Everyone loves to eat; we can all agree on that. What we eat affects our daily lives and impacts our future. Don’t worry, it’s easy to maintain a healthy diet; all that matters is commitment to change. If your self-esteem is low, don’t worry about it, you can still change; just make…

Trendy Tastes Near Tustin

By Jocelyn You Social media popularized the “foodie” movement with hashtags such as #foodies, #foodisfuel, and #foodislife. Popular foods such as boba, burgers, sushi, acai bowls, grilled cheese, and cold-pressed juice are popping up everywhere in Orange County. The idea of urbanized restaurants with cute décor along with music that matches the atmosphere makes foodies…