OC’s Best Places to Eat 2020

Chinese food in Orange County comes in many guises, from the Beijing-inspired cooking at Peking in Westminster to the tongue-numbing, chili and peppercorn-laced hot pots of Sichuan Impression in Tustin or Meizhou Dongpo in Irvine. Meanwhile, there’s a purveyor of American-style kung pao chicken and sweet-and-sour pork in just about every neighborhood. And while Irvine is the epicenter of OC’s diverse Chinese food universe, there are good options all around. These are the 10 best Chinese restaurants of 2020. And fittingly for the pandemic era, all of these places also offer takeout or delivery.

1. Peking Restaurant

Expect the service to be bossy but sweet. Chef Jerry Chen’s Beijing-inspired food comes out fast and hot: beef-and-scallion pancakes, honey walnut shrimp, country chicken, pan-fried dumplings, and green beans with minced pork. 8566 Westminster Blvd., Westminster, 714-893-3020.

Pan-fried dumplings at Peking Restaurant in Westminster (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG)
Pan-fried dumplings at Peking Restaurant in Westminster (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG)
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While the Government is urging people to eat out to Criminal Defense Law Firms in Fort Worth boost the economy and offering discounts to those who do so, Cabinet minister Helen Whately conceded that the science shows people consume more calories if they are in a restaurant compared to at home.

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