Dumplings On My Mind!

Din Tai Fung 
3333 Bristol St,
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 549-3388

Dumplings on my mind, dumplings, dumplings on my mind. I mean who doesn’t love pure doughy goodness and some hot and sour soup to top it off? That’s a combo I definitely can’t resist. Luckily, there’s Din Tai Fung a few blocks away from campus! There is nothing I have tried that I don’t like. Every single dish that they have is chopstick-licking good. However, I don’t leave without ordering my must-haves. To start, there is nothing more satisfying than smelling the sautéed garlic string green beans and hot & sour soup headed to your table. My top three main courses are, Pork Xiao Long Bao, Shrimp & Pork Shao Mai, and Mixed Wontons with Spicy Sauce. Those are “get in my belly” good! There is just something about this restaurant that screams warm and inviting. The service is amazing and the food is delicious. As law students, we all need some comfort food from time to time and what better time to go have some delicious and warm dumplings during this time of year. Plus, it’s located in the mall so you can get your holiday shopping done while you’re at it! 



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Pork Xiao Long Bao








Mixed Wontons with Spicy Sauce






Bear Flag Fish Company
7972 E Pacific Coast Hwy,
Newport Beach, CA 92657
(949) 715-8899

If you can’t let go of summer quite yet, stop by Bear Flag Fish Company and indulge yourself in some of the best poke you will ever have. This authentic spot is filled with fresh and delicious ingredients. If you love seafood than this is definitely the place for you. They have everything from freshly rolled sushi to seafood tacos and burritos. My absolute favorite item on their menu is their ahi tuna poke. It is SO delicious that I want to drive down to Newport and grab some as I write about it. Clearly it’s addicting. They serve the pokebfc1 with warm, freshly fried tortilla chips and that’s all she wrote folks! It is that good. It doesn’t end there! I am a seaweed salad fanatic and they have some of the best I’ve tried out here in Costa Mesa/Newport Beach. Not quite done yet. Their shrimp taco is the bomb.com! It’s a great place to go for either a quick snack or a full hearty meal. Although they strictly bfc2serve seafood, they have a very diverse and affordable menu. We all know, us law students love a bargain. Bear Flag will not disappoint.









Written by:

Arianna Isbirian

Arianna Isbirian