Business Closing

25 Sep 2020

Wish Bar in SoMa Has Permanently Closed

I just got the unfortunate email from Andrea Minoo, owner of Wish Bar in SoMa, that the the nearly 20 year old lounge has officially closed. This is a bad news day for SoMa considering we just reported that The Cake Gallery just down the street has also permanently closed. While

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25 Sep 2020

San Francisco’s X-Rated Cake Shop Has Closed

Update: The Cake Gallery reached out and said they decided not to close permanently after all, and are now looking for another place in San Francisco! Maybe our collective outpouring of love for them made a difference. It happened before with Costumes on Haight. We will let you know if

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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28 Aug 2020

CatHead’s BBQ Has Permanently Closed

Somehow this one managed to slip by my radar, which is odd, because I pass by CatHead’s BBQ a lot. But yes it’s true, the BBQ joint famous for biscuits the size of a cat’s head has closed after 8 years in SoMa. When I reached out to Richard Park,

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10 Aug 2020

5,000 San Francisco Area Businesses Have Closed Since Start of Pandemic

We all knew that the economic toll of the pandemic was serious and that many businesses had closed down, but wow…5,000 is a staggering number. According to this article in the Chronicle, which was relayed to me by this article on SFist, data from Yelp has revealed that of the

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20 Jul 2020

The Legendary Cliff House Restaurant is Closing…Temporarily

Over the last 157 years the Cliff House has survived a lot. First constructed in 1858, it’s been rebuilt five times due to various calamities like fires and dynamite exploding shipwrecks. Unfortunately, it may not survive COVID-19. Earlier today KRON 4 reported, via local wire service Bay City News, that the

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06 Mar 2020

Mad Dog in the Fog is Closing

On Thursday news broke that Lower Haight stalwart Mad Dog in the Fog will be closing. They shared the news via their Facebook page explaining that they would ultimately be opening up in a new location, but didn’t give any specification as to where or when. Here’s the post: For

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22 Jul 2019

Crepes A Go Go Closes Down to Make Room for Offices

Anyone who has had a drunk night on 11th Street knows all about Crepes A Go Go, the awesome little crepe cart wedged between two buildings and saving drunk peoples’ lives. Chances are you’ve probably eaten there, even if you don’t remember it. I’ve eaten there a gazillion times, a)

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17 Jun 2019

Mission Pie is Closing Down

Earlier today Mission Local reported that everyone’s favorite pie shop/community space was closing down. Mission Pie has been at the corner of Mission and 25th St. for the past 12 years. I’m pretty sure I first heard about it on Mission Mission way back when the shop first opened. Back

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