Tustin: Hookah Lounge Defies Curfew Order

11.21.2020 | 11:10 PM | TUSTIN – A restaurant that also operates as a hookah lounge remained open in defiance of a countywide curfew, Saturday night.

The Fanous Mediterranean Grill located in the 1600 block of Edinger Avenue could be seen serving numerous patrons past a 10:00 PM curfew set in place to curb a spike in coronavirus cases.

Video recorded after 11:00 PM shows groups of unmasked patrons and employees at the lounge despite the order.

It is unclear if the operators were aware of the curfew or are acting in knowing defiance of the it.

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