They only lasted eight months in the cursed Telegraph Avenue location.
He says Florence wasn't paying enough attention to the quality at the restaurant.
It looks to be changing its name after all, under the new owners.
Also, Dogpatch WineWorks just opened its tasting room.
That brings the total of papered over places in the Castro to eight.
It's 165 Jefferson near the Rainforest Cafe.
Their last day is July 15.
The new restaurant will be helmed by a former chef at San Jose's Le Papillon.
Owner Greg Bronstein appears to have done what he had to in order to eek some gay dollars out of one more Pink Saturday.
That leaves only one Trader Vic's in the Bay Area.
It's currently closed, anyway, and may not reopen.
It's finally given up the ghost.
The eleven-year-old Guatemalan joint lost its lease.
New owners will be taking it over and doing something else.
26-year-old Sonoma Artisan Foie Gras is closing at the end of the month.
Mission: Farina, at long last, has opened their roof terrace, over which they were in battles with the neighbors for well on three years now. The terrace seats 50 and will be open weekends only for dinner, and Sunday brunch....
This spot has been many, many things.
It only lasted a year before taking a winter break, from which it won't return.