Habibi's Funnel Cake Closes; To Be Replaced By A New El Toro Bravo
Habibi's Funnel Cake opened in the summer of 2010 in Tustin adjacent to a Starbucks, next to a busy freeway on ramp to Interstate 5. At the time, I not-so-quietly wondered that it seemed like an unlikely place for a funnel cake place (it's nowhere near a ferris wheel or anything remotely county-fair-related).
Since it seemed that selling only funnel cakes wasn't going to pay the rent, they started dabbling in falafel and even offered shawarma at one point. But alas, apparently even that wasn't enough to keep it afloat.
Now Habibi's has closed; but the good news is that El Toro Bravo, the well-respected tortilleria which makes burritos that Gustavo has called "timeless things of beauty" and was the winner of our Best Burrito 2011 is moving right in.
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