Now shuttered spots include Lucca Ravioli Company, Rosamunde Sausage Grill, Jardinière, and Marla Bakery—in other words, running a restaurant here is hard.
Plus, Three Babes Bakeshop received an anonymous check for $18,044.4; Ali Wong hung out with Steph and Ayesha Curry; Uber and Postmates are suing California; and more local headlines you might have missed while ringing in the new decade.
Comedian Ali Wong Dines at Hong Kong Lounge and Um.ma, Performs at the Masonic, Takes Selfie With the Currys, SFist
She also signed some books at 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 Gate
Newcomers include the ever changing Inner Mission, bustling Polk Gulch, and trendy NOPA. Read more
More than 400 restaurants closed throughout San Francisco during 2019, SF Gate
From fast food joints to nostalgic neighborhood mainstays to bustling eateries, no one was spared this year—and we don't know what bites we'll miss most. Read more.
Munchery's Three Babes Pie Bill Was (Unexpectedly) Paid On Christmas Eve, Eater SF
The 18k check and anonymous note—appropriately received on Christmas Eve via UPS—will help cover losses suffered as a result of delivery service Munchery's unexpected closure last January. Read more.
Uber, Postmates sue California in federal court over state gig-work law AB5, SF Chronicle
The suit claims that the now in effect law targets "modern app-based" companies and prevents individuals from pursuing careers as independent service providers. Read more.