December's biggest debut was Irvine's new Mitsuwa, which constituted an uptick in the number of Asian markets by one and Asian restaurants by four, the latter in a food court the size of a studio apartment. In closures, the most cursed restaurant location in Tustin claimed one more victim, er, tenant. And also in Tustin, Peter's Gourmade Grill is moving…to Tustin.
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RESTAURANT/VENUES OPENED IN DECEMBER
Santouka Ramen, Irvine
Cajun Bistro, Tustin
Breakaway Bar & Grill, John Wayne Airport
Cucina Enoteca, Irvine
Mozambique Peri Peri, Newport Beach
Brü Grill & Market, Lake Forest
Peter's Gourmade Grill, Newport Beach
2 Fishermen Grill & Rolls, Santa Ana