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MICHELIN Guide 2019

Irenia

  • Orange County
  • Under 25 USD
  • Filipino
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Named for Chef Ryan Garlito’s grandmother and muse, Irenia is a casual hipster hangout and local treasure for Filipino staples. The chef’s tenure at Taco Maria shows in the careful presentations, with plates that command a serious Instagram following. Adding to its group-friendly nature, the menu is widely appealing and prices are reasonable. Start with lumpia, Filipino egg rolls, served golden brown and steaming hot from the fryer. Filled with pork and vegetables, these crispy bites are accompanied by a wonderfully spicy vinegar dipping sauce to cut the richness. Don't miss out on dessert though, including halo halo, served as a tall glass of macerated fruit, coconut jelly and shaved ice topped with lightly sweetened purple yam milk.

Distinction

The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal

Classification
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Comfortable

Price

Under 25 USD

Services
  • E Establishment totally or partly reserved for non-smokers
  • Ä New establishment in the guide

Irenia

+1 657-245-3466
Opening hours
Dinner Tue - Sat

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