The following represents a sampling of business news for the week.
New restaurant to open at Kaleidoscope
Rockin’ B’s Burrito Bandito, a 1,000-square-foot restaurant, is expected to open in December at the Kaleidoscope Entertainment Center near Riptide Rockin’ Sushi & Teppan. The eatery will feature authentic Mexican food with handmade tortillas, salsa and traditional specialties including carne asada and carnitas.
This restaurant concept is a joint venture between Dan Lauriano and his 8-year-old son Brandon. The Lauriano family, which has a 10-year lease for the restaurant space, also own and operate The Derby and Riptide Rockin’ Sushi in Kaleidoscope and Chomp in Fullerton.
In other Kaleidoscope news, Color Me Mine also signed a 10-year lease to continue operating the pottery/painting business.
New shops, restaurants in The Shops at Mission Viejo
The Shops at Mission Viejo recently welcomed Zara, Apricot Lane, Charlie’s Grilled Subs, and Crepes de Paris to the mix, and on November 4 will welcome H&M in a 20,000-square-foot space next to Old Navy.
Speaking of Old Navy, in celebration of the newly remodeled store, the first 200 customers through the doors on November 4 will receive a $200 or $500 shopping spree; a free graphic tee or a free pair of jeans. Old Navy has partnered with Operation Showers of Appreciation to accept clothing donations for military families in need from 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. that day.
Living Textiles Baby will open its first location in the nation on November 20 at the mall between Nordstrom and Talbots on the lower level. Living Textiles specializes in baby nursery items, including linens clothing, gifts, children’s decor and furniture.
Residents to open Massage Heights
Residents Ron and Donna Lang Stoffel on November 4 will open Massage Heights, an affordable, upscale “massage retreat” at 26032 Marguerite Parkway. The facility will be the first of 18 retreats planned for the Inland Orange County and Riverside County areas, according to the owners.
The public is invited to the facility’s grand opening from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 4 and a ribbon cutting from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 6. For more information about services offered, visit www.MassageHeightsMissionViejo.com or call 949-699-3803.
Memorial Services Center planned
Fairhaven Memorial purchased a 2.3-acre parcel at 27856 Center Drive in the Crown Commerce Center for $2.9 million. The proposed project, which has received City approval, calls for converting the existing 11,460-square-foot building into the Fairhaven Memorial Services Center, which will include arrangement offices, a visitation room, 1,240-square-foot chapel, reception area, and a patio area at the rear of the building. The Memorial Services Center will not be used for cremations. While Fairhaven Memorial Services Center will primarily provide funeral services, the facility will also offer services such as weddings and small receptions.