Posts Tagged ‘diner’
Turns Out That the Best Way to Fill Up the Parking Lot at the Horrible LUCKY PENNY Diner was SHUTTING THE PLACE DOWNMonday, February 22nd, 2016
Here’s the lot of our former LUCKY PENNY (“People Hate Us On YELP!”) as it is these days:
Man, the only time I’ve seen as many cars here was that week in December when news got out that the joint was going kaput. (Otherwise, this place was like a ghost town in the daytime…)
So now this parcel of land can fulfill its highest and best purpose – as a parking lot for neighboring Trader Joe’s #100:
Hey, are people living inside the Lucky Penny, our Brokedown Palace these days? IDK. But what are the people in there doing?
Stop the Presses: 24-Hour Diner LUCKY PENNY No Longer 24-Hour – Put This Icon on Your Bucket List, Afore It’s Too LateTuesday, November 17th, 2015
Here’s how it used to be, via the Yelp:
|Mon||Open 24 hours|
|Tue||Open 24 hours||Open now|
|Wed||Open 24 hours|
|Thu||Open 24 hours|
|Fri||Open 24 hours|
|Sat||Open 24 hours|
|Sun||Open 24 hours|
But this is how things are now, closing early on Monday Tuesday Wednesday nights:
(That’s right – not 9:30 P, 9:20 P.)
How soon afore this valuable parcel, betwixt Trader Joe’s & City Target West and smackdab at the crossroads of Geary & Masonic, will become mad million dollar plus condos? IOW, How Soon Is Now?
The writing’s on the wall, so let’s visit, like for the first time in my life, ever, in all my years.
Oh look, no waiting!
I’m never going back, but I’m glad I went, you know, afore it leaves us…
Japantown Diner Evolution at 1700 Post: Denny’s –> Danny’s –> New Danny’s –> Minny’s –> New Minny’s –> ???Friday, May 15th, 2015
Do I have that right?
This is all the same place:
Perhaps this location is now Ssisso and Dennys/Dannys/Minnys is gone? IDK, but I think the New Minny’s sign is still there
I can’t see how New Minny’s is still in operation, so I’ll assume that the mall people simply left the sign up ’cause that was the easier choice.
A mystery solved.
Changes include the removal of graphics and the substitution of trademarked names with generic terms (“Grand Slam” became “Humongous Breakfast” and “Heartland Scramble” became “Hearty Scramble”).
And suffer J.E.:
We were vacationing in San Francisco this week, staying at the Tomo hotel in J town and I stupidly wanted to eat breakfast nearby. What a mistake!! The owner/manager? practically pulled us into this trap of a joint off the sidewalk. We should have kept on walking! Anyway, after looking at what he told us was a Denny’s menu, he switched it with a menu that had a “Danny’s” logo, the sign outside this place was “Minny’s or New Minny’s?, the food was lousy and when I went to pay the bill for our breakfast for 3 it came to $36!!! I elected not to argue with this turkey and just get the hell out! I paid with plastic and had to ask him for a receipt which he reprinted and gave me a duplicate. When we got home today in So-Cal and I checked my on-line stmt, the SOB billed me an extra $10!! for a total of $46 for two lousy bacon and egg meals and one pancake breakfast!! Boy am I upset!!
Single Tenant, net leased commercial property on a very large lot with excellent development potential for 23 residential units plus ground floor commercial. 25 car parking lot. Term of lease is based on exercise of option. CAP rate is market projection only. Current CAP rate is 4.02. Inner Richmond District
Good-bye, Mel’s. I’ll remember you for 50’s nostalgia and your gluten-free pancakes…
Frank Lloyd Wright or Frank Lloyd Wrong – You Make The Call:
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Come for the hash browns, stay for the Great Art Deco Architecture…
OMG! Pearl’s Deluxe Burgers Coming to Sixth and Market – Is the Mid-Market Rebirth Finally Happening?Wednesday, October 20th, 2010
Bon Courage, PDB!
MAYOR NEWSOM ANNOUNCES PEARL’S DELUXE BURGERS TO OPEN AT VACANT SIXTH AND MARKET LOCATION
City financing and small business assistance enable award-winning burger restaurant to become a cornerstone in the ongoing revitalization of Central Market
San Francisco, CA—Mayor Gavin Newsom announced today that Pearl’s Deluxe Burgers, an award-winning burger restaurant, will open their fourth venue at 1001 Market Street at the corner of Sixth Street. Pearl’s is receiving financing from the Central Market Cultural District Loan Fund, an $11.5 million fund to encourage retail and arts businesses to locate on Market Street, and from the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency’s “Six on Sixth” revitalization program. Pearl’s on Market and Sixth Streets will add 22 – 33 construction jobs and 16 permanent jobs.
“Pearl’s Deluxe Burgers’ decision to sign a long-term lease at this challenging corner is another major step in the turnaround of Central Market,” said Mayor Newsom. “Through targeted financing programs, redevelopment resources and small business permitting and technical support, San Francisco is helping startups and small businesses grow while bringing new investment and jobs where they’re needed most.”
Pearl’s joins Blick Art Supply and a handful of other high-quality, small businesses such as Show Dogs, Archetype Boutique on Market Street and Passion Café and Miss Saigon on Sixth Street in a growing cluster of what is becoming the Central Market arts and cultural district and Sixth Street neighborhood shopping district.
Pearl’s received extensive assistance from City-funded Urban Solutions, a nonprofit organization providing small business assistance free of charge. Additionally, the building owners at 1001 Market Street helped facilitate the deal by providing collateral for the financing.
Sylvia Yi, co-owner of Pearl’s, said their decision to open at this location was largely due to the City’s assistance. She commented, “We see this as an opportunity to give back to the community by creating jobs, increasing commerce in this challenging area, and perhaps enticing other merchants to invest as well. Working withthe Office of Economic and Workforce Development, the Redevelopment Agency, and Urban Solutions has been instrumental in making this project happen. As a native San Franciscan, it makes me proud to see our city officials reinvesting in our neighborhoods and working together withlocal merchants to create positive change. With this kind of effort and partnership, I envision the revitalization of Central Market and Sixth Street is well underway and Pearl’s is honored to be a small part of it.”
Pearl’s Deluxe Burgers was established in 2003 and is run by partners Sylvia and Young Yi. Pearl’s currently has three locations throughout the Bay Area, including on Post Street in the Theater District. Pearl’s has received numerous awards including “Best Burger in San Francisco” by SFWeekly and AOL Cityguide.com. Pearl’s has also been featured in the Food Network’s The Best Thing I Ever Ate and recently appeared on Channel 5’s Eye On The Bay