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Splashy New Oakland Barbecue Restaurant and Decade-Old Carnival-Themed Spot Close By Eve Batey August 3 Mayfield Bakery Closes in Palo Alto, and the Saratoga Dims in SF The couple hopes to sell the business location. Miyabi Sushi, a sushi restaurant at 253 Church St. in San Francisco, has permanently closed, according to Hoodline. Amy Graff is the news editor for SFGATE. in English from UC Berkeley. Prior to joining the newsroom in 2019, she worked for the Roxie Theater, Noise Pop and Frameline Film Festival.

Dianne de Guzman is the Food + Drink Editor for SFGATE. Read more. Two Bay Area La Boulangerie's locations have closed that included the only Oakland location and the Sutter Street location in San Francisco.

Known for its, um, colorful and naughty cakes, Cake Gallery has closed for good after 38 years in business, Broke-Ass Stuart reported. Read more. She's a Bay Area native.

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Email:, These are the San Francisco restaurants that closed permanently in September, MediaNews Group/The Mercury News/MediaNews Group via Getty Images, From (l) to (r): Sydney G. and Brittney B. on Yelp, Ann S. on Yelp (L)/ Fr. Longstanding Harrington's Bar and Grill announced that it would permanently close after 85 years.

After 12 years of dazzling San Franciscans at its glamorous Indian restaurant, Dosa on Fillmore Street has permanently closed after months of financial struggle.

Oakland music venue, bar and restaurant Starline Social Club was home to countless comedy nights, concerts, and karaoke parties over the past five years. Baker Street Bistro. It's other locations in SF will remain open. Dobbs Ferry, at 409 Gough St., has permanently closed in Hayes Valley after nine years. Photo: Christine S. on Yelp/ Pictured is the restaurant's specialty dish, Ahmohk, a curry flavored fish mouse served on a banana leaf. Read the story here. Paul Bavaro, the owner of Thieves Tavern and Blind Cat bars said that both locations will be fully vacated by June 1. The location at 1755 Polk St. will remain open. You can email her at The bars have been temporarily closed since shelter in place orders were issued in mid-March.