New quick-casual restaurants have opened at Sand Canyon Plaza in Irvine, including Masala Bowl Indian Café and The Flame Broiler. In addition, Wok & Grill Chinese Restaurant is under new management and See’s Candies has also opened at the center on Irvine Center Drive off Sand Canyon Ave.
Orange County’s third Masala Bowl offers traditional Indian favorites such as Tandoori Chicken, Lamb Kabobs, wraps filled with Mixture of Tandoori baked meat or vegetables, Curry dishes over a bowl of Basmati rice, and more. Masala Bowl also has a kids menu. The restaurant is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Masala Bowl can be reached at (949) 453-0088.
The Flame Broiler at Sand Canyon Plaza has also opened, offering a healthy menu of flame broiled chicken, beef, ribs and vegetables using the restaurant’s own homemade teriyaki-style “magic sauce.” The Flame Broiler also offers kid-sized meals and uses no trans fat, no msg, and no frying. The Flame Broiler is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The restaurant can be reached at (949) 450-0114.
Under new management and offering a new menu, Wok & Grill Chinese Restaurant is known for its chicken teriyaki and other traditional Chinese dishes, prepared in a healthy way, in a friendly, neighborhood atmosphere. The menu features entrees, bowls and wok-style salads, which offer choices from a quick bite to a complete meal. Wok & Grill is a family-owned restaurant which prepares all the ingredients and sauces on the premises, uses no artificial flavors (msg) and use only soybean oil. Wok & Grill is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. This restaurant can be reached at (949) 453-9017.
In addition to these new eateries, See’s Candies has also opened a seasonal store at Sand Canyon Plaza, just in time for holiday gift shopping. See’s is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed on Sundays. In December, the store will have extended holiday hours. See’s can be reached at (949) 727-1230.
Sand Canyon Plaza, owned and managed by The Irvine Company, is located at Sand Canyon Avenue and Irvine Center Drive. The center has a variety of casual restaurants as well as personal and business services.
The Irvine Company is a privately held company based in Newport Beach, California. The company’s retail portfolio includes Fashion Island, Irvine Spectrum Center, The Market Place and 34 neighborhood and community centers. For more information, visit www.ShopTheIrvineCompany.com.