Posts Tagged ‘jack in the box’

When NIMBYs Attack: Richmond District Kerfuffle Regarding the Jack in the Box on Geary Makes the Sainted Wall Street Journal

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Here’s the question: Is Chris Rillo, ERISA attorney and part-time Richmond District resident, a NIMBY? Let’s look at the evidence:

“Mr. Rillo and his wife are both long-term residents and homeowners in the Richmond district who have worked hard advocating for the safety of our neighborhood.”

(Signs point to YES.)

Anyway, NIMBY Chris Rillo et ux are going to have a harder time NIMBYing against beloved local institutions such as our late-night J-in-the-B. See?

Apparently, Chris Rillo tried to “intimate” District One Supervisor Eric Mar:

“When the captain called to tell me he was relieving me from the board, I asked whether it was for a cause,” Rillo said. “He simply stated he had the right to constitute members of the board and assured me there was no cause. I was startled when he reported a cause that night, that I supposedly intimated Supervisor Mar.”

Uh, I think that’s spelled intimidated, Counselor.

No matter, this incident will serve to keep our local millionaire NIMBYs down, so that’s good.


Troublesome Inner Richmond Jack-in-the-Box Franchise the Site of Attempted Murder Early Thanksgiving Morning, 11-24-2011

Friday, November 25th, 2011

[UPDATE: Andrea Koskey has more details, along with some video. And Erin Sherbert has some new info on the Albert Bartal Relief Fund.]

[UPDATE: Busted by the SFPD November 29th, 2011: 22-year-old suspect Eduardo Shaparo Esquivel of South San Francisco.]

The SFPD is looking for help on this one:

SFPD Seek Public’s Assistance in Attempted Homicide Investigation
Posted Date: 11/25/2011

On November 24, 2011 at 2:45 AM, an attempted homicide occurred on the corner of 9th Ave/Geary. Prior to the incident the victim and suspect got into a physical altercation inside of a restaurant on the corner of 11th Ave/Geary in San Francisco. Both victim and suspect were eventually separated and left the restaurant. The victim then walked to a gas station located on 9th Ave/Geary. The suspect described as a mixed race or Latin male, 18-24 years old, with short black hair and a manicured beard was then seen getting into the pictured vehicle listed below and drove off.

The suspect then drove his vehicle, described as a black Mazda CX type SUV with possible front end damage, and twelve spoke sports rims into the gas station on 9th/Geary and intentionally struck the victim. The suspect fled the scene. Witnesses to the fight took photos of the suspect at the time of the fight. The victim received life threatening injuries due to being struck by the suspect vehicle.

San Francisco Police Criminal Investigations Unit is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in this attempted homicide. Witnesses or persons with information are asked to call the anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or “Text-a-Tip” at TIP411 from their cell phones. Please include “SFPD’ in the beginning of the text message.”

So here’s your suspect:

And the Mazda vehicle looks like this:

Here’s another stab at it:

And here’s the 411 on the infamous J in the B at 11th Avenue:

This IS the legendary Jack-n-the-Box of SF! That’s right.. open 24 hours baby.. and with PARKING. Now if the SFPD were smart, they’d put a squad car here at midnight..because only after you’ve finished drinking your 5th pint does a couple of Jumbo Jack with extra mayo and with the burger drowned in ketchup actually sound tasty.  

I remember when I used to come here late at night. It’s like a rainbow coalition meeting. You have your clubbers, pub crawlers, homeless and 3rd shifters getting their Jack on. Since the inside is small we were all elbow to elbow forced into a temporary bonding moment that even would make Martin Luther King smile as he watched his dream come true.

But that dream was crushed as they have started to lock their doors after 10pm. That’s right folks.. you are now limited to ordering through a walk-thru. If you haven’t seen the walk-thru it’s a contraption that relies on “The Cube” where you put your money through.”

On It Goes in the Avenues…

Thumbs Down on the $5 Deli Trio Pannido from Jack in the Box

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

I’m still wired from the caffeine from the thirsty-two ouncer of diet soda I got in order to earn my free Deli Trio Pannido today. Now maybe Jack’s New Grilled Sandwiches go for $3.99 in your neck of the woods, but they’re $4.99 in my part of the 415 and they’re just not worth it, IMO.

That’s something to keep in mind when they’re not just giving them away.

You might enjoy their ever so slightly racy commercial better than the samwich tho. (It prompted one punter to lament, “For the sake of His sorrowful Passion, have mercy on us and on the whole world.” Oh well.)

Anyway, J in the B is trying to produce something besides the same old fast food, so let’s give them credit for that.

Jack in the Box “Two Free Tacos Day” a Huge Success

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Oh, it’s on. And it will remain on until midnight tonight. That’s correct, Two Free Tacos Day is upon us. You see, Jack feels your (gas) pain, so alls you need is a receipt from a gas station and free food is yours. Forget about El Tonayense  just for a day and get over to your nearest J in the B.

Now it might seem odd to San Franciscans, who are used to getting discounts on purchases for simply riding a bike, but people across the America are being rewarded for using gasoline.


Note author’s bicycle through window – you don’t need a gas receipt from today, any old receipt appears to work

And unlike Plumpjack, where “uneven food” unsettles the finicky, Jack served up two tacos that were almost identical to that which was served up prior this year.

Best of all? No bogus Healthy San Francisco surcharge.

Get thee to a Jackery. See you there!