A reader e-mailed me this yesterday: "Since you had the scoop on Burntzilla coming to the Trader Joe's shopping center, I'm wondering if you know what might be going in the space across the street that used to be Seattle's Best Coffee? The Quizno's that was next door to that just closed as well and ... More >>
When our Anne Marie first broke the news that Bruxie was planning an Irvine location at Heritage Plaza (corner of Culver and Walnut), there was a lot of speculation about where it would actually end up. Would it be next to The Habit? Where Ace Donuts is? Where, where, where? That was the question.
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It would've seemed a safe bet to assume that the new Irvine Mitsuwa Marketplace going into the 13,800 square feet space at Heritage Plaza that was formerly Ace Hardware would contain a Santouka Ramen. At every single Mitsuwa Marketplace in the US (Costa Mesa; Torrance; Los Angeles; Santa Monica; ... More >>
Mitsuwa websiteWhen Edwin and I had lunch at the new Loft Hawaiian in Costa Mesa last week, I struck up a conversation with the cashier. Actually, it was mostly me profusely thanking them for opening a location closer to home. What he disclosed to me next was nothing short of major scoopage!Said ... More >>