Judging by the final tally of this month's "open and shut cases", we gained more restaurants than we lost. But that still doesn't make the closure of Manila Groove, Tustin's only Filipino turo turo, sting less.
What follows is our monthly compilation of new and shuttered restaurants.
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RESTAURANT/VENUES OPENED FEBRUARY
Genki Sushi, Santa Ana
Chubbicakes, Garden Grove
Fresh & Easy, Costa Mesa
Panini Cafe, Irvine
Waiiha, Costa Mesa
Salad Republic, Irvine
Peter's Gourmade Grill, Tustin