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OC Register October 28, 2009

New San Clemente sushi restaurant looks to mix things up

Miki Izumisawa placed her wrists on her head and wiggled her index fingers. She was demonstrating how she detects the signs that have guided her to becoming one of the most talked-about female sushi chefs in Southern California.


Sign 1: While shopping for a storefront for her first restaurant in 2000, she saw a yin-and-yang symbol on the sidewalk. It matched the one she had tattooed on her back. 242 Sushi on Coast Highway in Laguna Beach was born.



Hiroyuki Terada - Diaries of a Master Sushi Chef

Miki's artistic Sushi Bar,"242 Cafe Fusion Sushi "

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