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This Modernized Mongolian BBQ Buffet Allows You To Grill Almost ANYTHING

The massive Anaheim GardenWalk is home to so many cool shops and restaurants it’s hard to keep track – including the legendary House of Blues. But, we’re here today to talk about the joint right across the way from this epic music hall, FiRE + iCE.

While you may have eaten Mongolian BBQ before, forget what you know, because this place is any ordinary spot’s hipper, more interesting cousin for one big reason – everything at FiRE + iCE is truly customizable.

You want tacos? They got you. Pizza? Every Friday! A juicy burger with all the fixins – you bet. Your standard stir fry? They have that, too, with every sauce under the sun to spice it up a bit.

In true FOODBEAST fashion, we had to make the most of this DIY (dream-it-yourself) scenario by coming up with some wild creations. The best part is that the chefs are down to make whatever your heart desires, so they were amped about preparing our wacky creations.

To test the waters, we assembled a classic stir fry, but opted for mango habanero sauce for an extra kick. From there we amped up REAL fast with Fajita pasta – just your standard fajita fixings atop a bed of fresh penne and garnished with loads of shredded cheddar, cilantro and fried tortilla strips.

This went well so we hit it right in the gut with a double decker Pulled Pork Burger. We loved every second of it.

For the pièce de résistance, we had our chef take the beloved chicken alfredo pasta and put it in taco form, creating the most epic hybrid we’ve tasted in a minute.

When they say you can make it all at FiRE + iCE, they really aren’t joking. Make sure to check this spot out for nourishment after a long day out at Disneyland! Your stomach will thank you.

Photos by Pete Pham


Created in partnership with Visit Anaheim

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15 Common Mistakes Beginners Make While Cooking [WATCH]

Beginners in the kitchen may feel overwhelmed at times when they’re stuck cooking a meal for guests and have no idea where to start – the constant fear of making a mistake looming over their already nervous state.

Mike from the Brothers Green Eats created this instructional video that highlights 15 common mistakes and tips to help beginner cooks get through the early days creating meals by themselves. Using a traditional stir fry as a platform, Mike runs through all obstacles and misconceptions newcomers would come across in creating the dish.

Some of the highlights include making sure the meat is dry before tossing it into the pan, controlling cooking temperature, letting your meat sit after cooking, prepping your veggies beforehand, proper seasoning, and presentation.

We highly recommend you check out this video to see each piece of advice put to practical use. Who knows, maybe even the more seasoned cooks may learn a thing or two.

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Cravings

Craving: Beef and Broccoli

As much as I love Chinese food, I tend not to eat it that much. I honestly don’t know why I don’t eat it more because I love all Chinese foods, especially beef and broccoli. All these good with this dish, and when I sit here and write this I wish I knew where my closest 24-hour Chinese spot was at because I would definitely go get this.

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Pick Up Stix: Dragon Deals Value Menu

New at Pick Up Stix is the Dragon Deals Value Menu which has four choices featuring the most popular choices at most Asian eating spots. Subway isn’t the only place on the $5 meal fix.  If you’re a fan of Crispy Honey Chicken, Beef and Broccoli, Kung Pao Chicken or Orange Peel Chicken, then you can get away with only spending 5 dollars for delicious Pick Up Stix.