Irvine’s Diverse, Modern Cuisine Featured in Popular Travel Blog

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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Newlyweds and popular travel bloggers Allie and Bobby Talley of Traveling Newlyweds in a recent post highlighted Irvine as a destination for date nights, detailing the city’s diverse mix of modern dining options.

The post outlines date night dining options at Irvine’s one-of-a-kind international shopping center, Diamond Jamboree, including dim sum restaurant Tim Ho Wan and specialty ice cream shop Somi Somi.

“Recently we’ve been hooked on Irvine. It’s a city that can get easily overlooked by its flashy and touristy neighbors — but we’re here to let you in on a little secret. Irvine is on the rise. It’s bursting with culture, adventure, culinary delights, and a chic nighttime scene,” the blog reads.

Also featured were Irvine’s speakeasies YNK and The Butcher Shop, and Irvine Marriott Spectrum’s rooftop bar Hive & Honey

The visit was a result of promotional outreach by Destination Irvine, the destination marketing division of the Greater Irvine Chamber.

Click here to view the full blog post.

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Category: Community News, Destination Irvine