A new restaurant serving a fusion of Japanese and Peruvian cuisine is coming to Costa Mesa

Fans of Eqeko Cocina Latina, the dynamic Peruvian dining establishment in Santa Ana that enclosed September of 2017, will certainly desire to know that its owners have re-emerged and will certainly move to 650 Anton Blvd. in Costa Mesa.

Coowners Kay Ayazi and also her hubby Jose Gutierrez have actually reimagined their principle as well as will open up COSTA, a fusion of Peruvian as well as Japanese cuisine, this springtime.

“COSTA will provide visitors an one-of-a-kind dining experience as well as include a valuable service to the area. We are enjoyed welcome COSTA to the building as well as to the community,” said Brian K. Booth, Supervisor at Cushman & & Wakefield, leasing agents for the property who launched a declaration on Friday, Feb. 8.

“We took some time off to discover the excellent location for our food selection as well as our cuisine and we were mosting likely to take our time and locate a location that fits our principle,” Ayazi claimed in an interview. “We’re very thrilled to be in South Coast City.”

Executive cook Renzo Macchiavello will produce “typical Peruvian and Japanese recipes with a fresh, modern twist,” she said. It will certainly serve beer and also wine and at some point she wants to have a full bar. The restaurant will certainly occupy 1,300 square feet on the ground floor of a free-standing building surrounding to The Westin South Coastline Plaza that utilized to house an electronics store.

It will certainly be comparable fit to its next-door neighbor Pizzeria Ortica, Ayazi stated, with high ceilings and also an open kitchen area. According to her, costs will certainly be “center of the road,” yet the feeling will be “modern-day upscale.”

Dining establishment movie critic Brad A. Johnson praised Eqeko in a 2015 evaluation:”The food is actually quite great, particularly the ‘‘ cebiche mixto,’ an intense and also refreshing ceviche made with shrimp, snapper as well as calamari tossed in a marinate of lime juice, garlic as well as ginger, along with roasted pleasant potato, raw onion and Peruvian corn,” he wrote.

Ayazi stated she aspires to allow fans of Eqeko understand that its cuisine will return with a raised experience as COSTA. “We can not wait to share our vision and also our food with the community,” she said.

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