Joe’s of Westlake exterior. Photo from Facebook.
As previously reported in tablehopper, beloved institution ~JOE’S OF WESTLAKE~ is closing, and will be reopened in 2015 by new owners John Duggan and his family, of Original Joe’s. The restaurant will close its doors on Sunday January 26th, though apparently employees will be protesting the closure, citing lack of severance pay or any post-closure assistance, according to San Francisco Business Times. 11 Glenwood Ave. at Lake Merced, Daly City, 650-755-7400.
According to posts on Chowhound and Yelp, Japantown sushi restaurant ~SUSHI AKA TOMBO~ has closed. No word on who might be moving in or a new location for the restaurant. 1737 Buchanan St. at Sutter, 415-674-1984.