The first month of the year and it's been a busy one. We lost another Fatburger in OC, but gained at least two Taiwanese joints. And this was the month Costa Mesa's Marukai turned into Tokyo Central, with revamped food court area that's integrated into the store itself.
Here's the rundown of last month's open-and-shut cases we wrote about.
RESTAURANT/VENUES OPENED IN JANUARY:
The Beach Barrel, Newport Beach
McFadden's Restaurant and Saloon, Anaheim
Zait & Zataar, Anaheim
Tokyo Central, Costa Mesa
O'Shine Taiwanese Kitchen Opens, Tustin
California Gogi Grill, Irvine
Pizza Rev, La Habra
Working Class Kitchen, Long Beach
Ninjas With Appetite, Santa Ana
Panxa Cocina, Long Beach
Bowl of Heaven, Laguna Niguel
Boiling Point, Irvine