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And, the top karaoke songs are …
OC Register, 12/6/12

Best of Orange County – Best Strip Mall 2012
OC Weekly, 2012

Irvine, CA: Diamond Jamboree Center shines with unique dining and shopping, 7/31/2012

On the Line: Donald Williams of Curry House CoCo Ichibanya, Part Three
OC Weekly, 7/19/2012

On the Line: Donald Williams of Curry House CoCo Ichibanya, Part Two
OC Weekly, 7/18/2012

On the Line: Donald Williams of Curry House CoCo Ichibanya, Part One
OC Weekly, 7/17/2012

Exploring Asian Cuisine at Diamond Jamboree
City Room Now, 7/09/2012

Japanese Cuisine at SWSH Shabu Shabu
Examiner, 7/04/2012

7 New O.C. Restaurants
OC Register, 5/24/2012

Sandwich Club, New Banh Mi Shop, Opens in Irvine
OC Weekly, 5/23/2012

Irvine Scene: Diamond Jamboree
Irvine Community TV, 5/17/2012

On the Line: Austin Lee of Itriya Cafe, Part Three
OC Weekly, 5/17/2012

On the Line: Austin Lee of Itriya Cafe, Part Two
OC Weekly, 5/16/2012

On the Line: Austin Lee of Itriya Cafe, Part One
OC Weekly, 5/15/2012

Greer’s Daily Dose: Mothers Day Pop Up Shop
Greer’s OC, 5/02/2012

Tous Pop-up shop at Diamond Jamboree
Destination Irvine, 5/02/2012

Greer’s OC: Sink teeth into Tastefest
Daily Pilot, 5/02/2012

Tous Take Over
Destination Irvine, 5/02/2012

Great Eats This Week: Delicious Bites From Diamond Jamboree Center in Irvine
Cathy Thomas Cooks, 5/02/2012

Noodle soups in Vancouver go beyond ramen and pho, 3/22/2012

One perfect day in Irvine
Sunset, 3/20/2012

Revolving $2 sushi chain invading O.C., So Cal
OC Register, 3/20/2012

12 new Orange County restaurants (Sandwich Club)
OC Register, 3/15/2012

Crepes De Paris Closes at Diamond Jamboree. Next Up: A Banh Mi Shop
OC Weekly, 3/7/2012

Critic’s Choice: Pastry shops with a taste for distant lands
LA Times, 2/23/2012

Is Kula Becoming The Walmart of Sushi?
OC Weekly, 2/3/2012

On the Line: Paul Zhu of The Balcony Grill & Bar, Part One
OC Weekly, 1/24/2012

Ten Great Bakeries in Orange County (85ºC)
OC Weekly, 1/20/2012

Eating the Orange – 85ºC Bakery Cafe
OC Metro, 1/12/2012

Best Chinese Restaurants Awards (Chef Hung Taiwanese Beef Noodle), Vancouver 2012
The Vancouver Sun, 1/12/2012

Eating the Orange – Kula Revolving Sushi Bar
OC Metro, 12/22/2011

New Wave Noodles: Cheesecake Factory alum Howard Gordon launches Itriya Cafe
Restaurant Hospitality, 12/1/2011

CoCo Ichibanya to Serve Up Japanese Curry in Irvine Starting Nov. 25
OC Weekly, 11/11/2011

Itriya Cafe Shows Ssam Like It Hot
OC Weekly, 11/10/2011

Irvine Gets Three New Pho Shops (Pho Saigon Pearl)
OC Weekly, 11/8/2011

Chef Hung at Diamond Jamboree Formally Opens; Discounts All Day
OC Weekly, 10/24/2011

SWSH Shabu Shabu Opens in Diamond Jamboree
OC Weekly, 10/24/2011

Best Late-Night Dining – 2011 (BCD Tofu House)
OC Weekly, 10/13/2011

Itriya Cafe Opens at Diamond Jamboree
OC Weekly, 10/3/2011

Nouveau Noodles: Itriya Cafe, 9/28/2011

Best of Orange County 2011 – Best Korean Restaurants (3rd Place – BCD Tofu House)
OC Register, 9/23/2011

Diamond Jamboree to Get a Pho Restaurant
OC Weekly, 9/16/2011

Fast food nations: Popular foreign chain restaurants are making their mark in Southern California
Westways, 9/1/2011

Greek Islands Cuisines closes, Diamond Jamboree Loses a Restaurant
OC Weekly, 8/31/2011

Chef Hung Opens in Diamond Jamboree
OC Weekly, 8/19/2011

Dramatic Rise in Number of Asian Businesses in Irvine
New American Media, 8/14/2011

100 Favorite Dishes 2011 – No. 47: Green Curry With Pork at Papaya Thai Bistro
OC Weekly, 8/10/2011

Drink of the Week: Yogurt Nigoritini at Balcony Grill
OC Weekly, 8/5/2011

40 Things that Define Irvine
OC Register, 6/18/2011

Second 85°C Bakery Café Location to Open in Hacienda Heights
OC Weekly, 6/1/2011

Dining Options for Every Season at Diamond Jamboree
American Chronicle, 5/17/2011

Shabu Shabu Joint to Open at Diamond Jamboree
OC Weekly, 4/21/2011

Papaya Thai Bistro (review)
Monster Munching, 4/18/2011

New Japanese Curry Restaurant Planned for Diamond Jamboree (Coco Ichibanya)
OC Weekly, 3/21/2011

Fashions Dazzle at Diamond Jamboree (FOREUS), 3/8/2011

Relax, Majestically (Majestic Spa), 2/23/2011

Dueling Dishes: Korean Fried Chicken (BBQ Chicken, Love Letter/HMart)
OC Weekly, 2/17/2011

Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup Restaurant to Open at Diamond Jamboree (Chef Hung)
OC Weekly, 2/8/2011

Drunk After Work: Balcony Grill & Bar
OC Weekly, 2/7/2011

Dueling Dishes: Battle Strawberry Croissant (Bon Epi)
OC Weekly, 2/3/2011

New Restaurant to Mix Spaghetti, Korean Food at Irvine’s Diamond Jamboree
OC Weekly, 1/12/2011

Anteaters on the Move
UC Irvine, 12/15/2010

2 Restaurants to Open at Spectrum (Capital Seafood)
OC Register, 12/2/2010

Probalsky: Things I am Thankful for in Irvine (Diamond Jamboree)
OC Register, 12/1/2010

2 New Restaurants Planned for Irvine Spectrum (Capital Seafood)
OC Weekly, 12/1/2010

Piyo Piyo Baby Products Coming to Irvine
OC Register, 10/11/2010

Asian Baby Products Chain Mounts Push
OC Business Journal, 10/10/2010

Kula Way to Eat Sushi
New University, 9/21/2010

Finally, a tasty, affordable French Restaurant
OC Register, 8/17/2010

Taiwan coffee shop chain set for U.S. expansion
Taiwan Today, 8/17/2010

The Find: 85C in Irvine
Los Angeles Times, 7/13/2010

Starbucks of Taiwan Arrives in OC, 7/10/2010

New fast-casual concepts focus on pasta
Nation’s Restaurant News, 7/5/2010

Taiwan Sea Salt Latte: Is 85C The Next Coffee Craze?
NPR, 6/8/2010

Digging into deep-fried BBQ chicken
OC Register, 4/20/2010

Exploring OC’s new dining mecca
OC Register, 3/22/2010

Weekly Shopping Hot Tip: Foreus Boutique, 3/15/2010

A custom experience at Foreus Boutique
OC Register, 3/4/2010

Is Diamond Jamboree O.C.’s Hottest Spot?
OC Register, 2/17/2010

Yogurtland to Open at Diamond Jamboree
OC Weekly, 2/3/2010

Tea, Coffee and Boba Shop (Lollicup) to Open at Diamond Jamboree
OC Register, 11/3/2009

Kula Offer Sushi Not as Art, But as a (still tasty) Commodity
OC Weekly, 10/21/2009

General Tso’s Chicken Wings Recipe with Ingredients from HMart
Washingtonian, 10/21/2009

Kula Sushi: Just grab it off the belt
OC Register, 10/8/2009

114000 Sq. Ft. Diamond Jamboree Center Nearing Capacity
OC Register, 10/7/2009

Dueling Dishes: Green Beans. Capital Seafood vs. Jamillah Garden
OC Weekly, 6/12/2009

Diamond Jamboree President Named ABA OC JubilASIAN 2009 Honoree

Tofu Recipes from BCD Tofu
FoxNY, 3/13/2009

For Those Who Think Life at UCI is Boring, This is for You”
The New University, 4/27/2009

Lunch at Irvine’s Diamond Jamboree Center
OC Register, 1/29/2009

Guilt (and Carbs) Be Damned at Irvine’s Amazing 85°C Bakery Café
OC Weekly 11/25/2008

Irvine voters embrace diversity in mayoral election
LA Times 11/9/2008

Diamond Jamboree Grand Opening (in Chinese)
Sina 10/24/2008

Orange County Register

Shop doors swing open at Diamond Jamboree
OC Register 9/26/2008

Preview: Asian bakery giant debuts first U.S. cafe Friday in O.C.
OC Register 9/25/2008

20 stores, eateries, etc. to open at new Asian O.C. center
OC Register 9/17/2008

Tokyo Table among first to open at Irvine’s new Asian-themed mall
OC Register 9/16/2008

New Asian shopping center to soon open in Irvine
Hang Nguyen, OC Register 5/6/2008

Asian shopping center to open in Irvine
Cathy Tran, OC Register 5/5/2008

PRESS RELEASE: Irvine Retail Island of Strength (PDF)

Top News 2008: Asian Shopping Center
Cathy Tran and Elysse James, OC Register 1/2/2008

East Coast Asian Grocer Readying Store in Irvine (PDF)
OCBJ, 3/5/2007

DJL Press Release (PDF)

Irvine World News Diamond Jamboree Report (PDF)