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Red Vic Movie Theater to Close

Red Vic Movie Theater to Close

The Red Vic Movie House, the beloved one-screen theater in the Haight, where you can sit comfortably on couches, drink a beer and enjoy some of the finest popcorn around, is set to close at the end of this month. Sob!

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16th Street Restaurant Closings

16th Street Restaurant Closings

Another restaurant bites the dust on 16th Street. As one alarmed Twitterer stated “16th street renovation, first il cantuccio, then ti couz, now bangkok 16?” It is a Mission eatery apocalypse?

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Closed: Bagdad Cafe

Closed: Bagdad Cafe

Alarming foodie news from the Castro. It seems that longtime neighborhood mainstay and 24-hour diner Bagdad Cafe suddenly shut its doors on Thursday, March 31st. While Sparky’s and Orphan Andy’s are both several blocks away, the Bagdad will be sorely missed.

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Closing: Ti Couz (Mission) and Maggie Mudd (Bernal)

Closing: Ti Couz (Mission) and Maggie Mudd (Bernal)

If you haven’t yet heard, Mission mainstay Ti Couz, which has been serving up Normandy-style crepes since 1992, and Bernal Heights ice creamery Maggie Mudd, a favorite of vegans and non-vegans alike, are both closing up shop.

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El Bulli to Close its Doors

El Bulli to Close its Doors

El Bulli, considered by many to be the finest restaurant in the world (and winning that actual title five times), is closing its doors July 30th with a 48-course menu. Located on a remote cliff overlooking the Mediterranean in northern Spain, the restaurant is hailed…

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Bissap Baobab Closing?

Bissap Baobab Closing?

Mission Street mainstay Bissap Baobab, the Senegalese restaurant featuring delicious fish dishes, exotic hibiscus cocktails and copious amounts of down-home African hospitality, may be closing in the late spring. Rumor has it that Duncan Ley and Ben Bleiman (Tonic, Bullitt, the soon-to-open Rebel) will be…

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Goodbye: Sweet

Goodbye: Sweet

No, that’s not the first line from a cheesy poem. We’re talking about Sweet – the charming little dessert place on Church near Crepevine that sold cupcakes and towering, beautifully decorated layer cakes – that has just closed its retail operations. Whenever I passed by…

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Nombe Closes (temporarily)

Nombe Closes (temporarily)

Eater SF reports that Mission izakaya Nombe has closed its doors until January 14th while new chef Vincent Shofield settles in and adds his new updates.

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10 Major Restaurant Closings in 2010

10 Major Restaurant Closings in 2010

Was there a restaurant that closed this year that had you screaming “No!” and banging on its boarded up facade like Ben Braddock in The Graduate? Whether due to a still ailing economy or mismanagement or simply the transitional nature of the industry, there were…

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Goodbye: Napa Ranch

Goodbye: Napa Ranch

FiDi lunchtime powerhouse, Napa Ranch, has closed its doors. I guess it wasn’t such as powerhouse afterall. In fact, according to Eater, the Napa Ranch locations at 1001 Sansome Street, the PG & E headquarters, and 201 Spear Street have all been shut down over…

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CODA to Close

CODA to Close

Coda, the jazz supperclub on Mission and Duboce will be closing its doors on January 1st after roughly a year and a half. It’s a difficult space to occupy being right next to an underpass and with limited street parking; several venues have since come…

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Goodbye to DeLano’s

Goodbye to DeLano’s

Five of six Bay Area locations of fav neighborhood grocery DeLano’s Market, will be closing by December 17th, that includes the Castro, South Van Ness and Geary Street locations due to financial difficulties (they couldn’t pay their rent). No concrete word on what will take…

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