It's Official: There Are No Longer Any Beard Papa's In O.C.
If you're craving their light custardy filling inside those crispy shells, there's still hope. There are still quite a few around. But all require a drive beyond our county's borders. There's an outlet in Cerritos to the west, and City of Industry to the north.
But for me, last week, during my once-in-a-while pilgrimage to the temple of juicy pork dumplings called Din Tai Fung, I had some of their divinely crackly puffs, piped with cooling rich cream at a store that was a block away in Arcadia. And it was as good as always. Little did I know it is a taste that is now extinct in O.C.