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Mifen101 has been operating lately in 841 Villa, replacing the short-lived Noodle King, which specialized in biangbiang noodles. Mifen101’s specialty is a different regional Chinese noodle type, mifen, made from rice, in various preparations. After a year-plus of closure, Xanh … Continue reading
Ramen turnover: After 10 years, Shalala closed in October at the Dana/Hope corner, citing the pandemic. Soon after which, Afuri Ramen + Dumpling, a chain from Japan named for a mountain there, opened for takeout and delivery at 124 Castro, … Continue reading
Castro St. closure extended indefinitely: Four downtown blocks of Castro St. have been individually closed to car traffic (a program called “Summer StrEats”). In early September the City Council voted to extend the closure for the duration of the … Continue reading
Overview: Amid the pandemic, many downtown businesses are struggling and some have closed. Indoor restaurant dining remains prohibited. The partial closure of Castro St., called “Summer StrEats,” now enables some restaurants to offer outdoor dining with health precautions, in addition … Continue reading