On the Same Day: Ed Moose Leaves Us, The Washbag Closes (Again)

Last week a tablehopper reader wrote in to let me know the ~WASHINGTON SQUARE BAR & GRILL~ had closed—it had been a year and a half since the Tiernans reopened “The Washbag” back in the beginning of 2009. In an uncanny and sad moment of synchronicity, Leah Garchick also reported that Ed Moose had passed away the same day. You can read more about this wonderful San Francisco personage and restaurateur here—he’ll be missed by many. 1707 Powell St. at Union.