A peek behind the fence at the old Il Giardino Restaurant — which will become Ojai Burger — shows there’s lots of work left to do. (Ojai Valley News photo by Ashley Wilson)
Kimberly Rivers, Ojai Valley News correspondent
Ojaians take their local eateries very seriously. So when one closes for good, or temporarily, or rumors of a new spot begin to circulate, the town starts to buzz. An old favorite that has been closed for a while may be opened soon, and at least one empty building some think of as an eyesore is slated to get some a new life.