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Monday, June 1, 2009

And You Thought Your 401(k) Looked Grim: SF Restaurant Closures in May

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 10:44 AM

click to enlarge After seven years, Jeanty at Jack's folded
  • After seven years, Jeanty at Jack's folded
The city's highest-profile closures last month were Jack Falstaff and Jeanty at Jack's. PlumpJack Group announced the closure of Falstaff, its SOMA fine-dining outpost, in April -- its Balboa Café (3119 Fillmore at Greenwich) remains open, and the company is focused on reconcepting and remodeling PlumpJack Café (3127 Fillmore at Filbert) by the end of the year or early next (see previous blog entry). The shuttering of Jeanty at Jack's on Friday, May 22, after seven years in operation, was sudden and unexpected. Philippe Jeanty told SFoodie that San Francisco's high cost of doing business helped doom the place after seven years of operating in the iconic location. His Bistro Jeanty in Napa continues on. Bar Crudo closed its downtown location, but moved to a bigger space in Nopa (655 Divisadero at Hayes, 409-0679). A full roster of the 86'd after the jump.

Bar Crudo, 603 Bush (at Stockton)

De Afghanan Kabob House, 1303 Polk (at Bush)

Island Café, 901 Taraval (at 19th Street)

Jack Falstaff, 598 2nd Street (at Brannan)

Jeanty at Jack's, 615 Sacramento (at Montgomery)

Lightening Foods, 3 Embarcadero Center (at Drumm)

Rohan Lounge, 3809 Geary (at 2nd Avenue)

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