Places now closed include Lucca Ravioli Company, Rosamunde Sausage Grill, Jardiniere and Marla Bakery – in other words, running a restaurant here is tough.
Additionally, Three Babes Bakeshop received an anonymous check for $18,044.4; Ali Wong hung out with Steph and Ayesha Curry; Uber and Postmates sue California; and more local titles you might have missed ringing in the new decade.
Comedian Ali Wong dines at Hong Kong Lounge and Um.ma, performs at The Masonic, takes a selfie with the Currys, SFist
She also signed books to Green Apple while home for the holidays and for her Curry-approved “Milk & Money” tour. Read more.
These SF Neighborhood Names Didn’t Even Exist 10 Years Ago, SF door
Newcomers include the ever-evolving inner mission, animated Polk Gulch, and trendy NOPA. Read more
Over 400 restaurants closed across San Francisco in 2019, SF door
From fast food outlets to nostalgic neighborhood stalwarts to bustling restaurants, no one has been spared this year, and we don’t know which bites we’ll miss the most. Read more.
Munchery’s three girl pie bill was (unexpectedly) paid on Christmas Eve, SF eater
The 18k check and anonymous note – appropriately received on Christmas Eve via UPS – will help cover losses incurred following the unexpected closure of the Munchery delivery service last January. Read more.
Uber and Postmates sue California in federal court over state AB5 gig work law, SF Chronicle
The lawsuit says the current law targets “modern app-based” businesses and prevents individuals from pursuing careers as independent service providers. Read more.