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Monday, March 14, 2011

Ebisu/Hotei Donating Part of This Week's Proceeds to Japan Quake Relief

Posted By on Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 8:05 AM

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Another S.F. restaurant is stepping up for Japanese disaster relief. From a message on Ebisu's website:

All of us are saddened and concerned to have learned about the destruction of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake which has devastated areas of Japan. Many of us and our staff have family and friends who are affected by this tragedy. For the next week, portions of profits from all our locations will be donated back to Japan Earthquake Relief and the Red Cross. For our loyal family of friends and customers who have loved ones throughout Japan, our thoughts and love are with you. Steve, Koko, Eric and Charlie Fujii and the entire Ebisu/Hotei staff
The relief offer ends Mar. 18.

Meanwhile, 2G Japanese Brasserie's Royce Tsuji tells SFoodie that the restaurant's Friday night donation offer netted $200 for the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California's Northern Japan Earthquake Relief Fund.

Ebisu has three locations:1283 Ninth Ave. (at Irving), 566-1770; 336 Kearny (at Pine), 398-2388; plus one at SFO's International Terminal. The donation pledge also applies to Ebisu's Hotei spinoff: 1290 Ninth Ave. (at Irving), 753-6045

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