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31 Oct 2019

Kennedy’s is Closing. The World’s Most Beloved Irish Pub, Curry House, Arcade & Souvenir Stand

Do you feel like eating curry while drinking Guinness?  How about a Budweiser and some Buckhunter?  Maybe you’re in the market for an ‘I love SF’ fleece, a bike rental and some chicken wings? Well, my friend, there is only one spot in the world that could satisfy all those

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30 Sep 2019

Rosamunde in Lower Haight Closed, But You Can Still Find Them Down the Street!

The place that makes the best sausages in SF has closed their Lower Haight location today.  They’ve been selling delicious sausages there for some 21 years.  Many an afternoon I grabbed a preservative-free, garlic and paprika stuffed pork sausage there, in between drinking pints and smelling farts at Toronado, sometimes

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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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26 Sep 2019

Palomino Closed Permanently in San Francisco

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM The Embarcadero staple has officially closed, permanently.  A source close to the restaurant told www.brokeassstuart.com, “Palominos went from making $4.5 million annually to maybe scraping $2 million this year. They have been at that location

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07 Jun 2010

House of Shields Changing the Guard

An old bar closing never ceases to sadden me.  Many of my favourites are now just ghostly vapor in my delirium-addled memory.  Expansion, Ginger’s Trois, 7-11 Club– was it just yesterday we were getting frisky?  The wind cuts through my coat a little quicker now. The House of Shields has

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