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Decades-old Tyger’s Coffee Shop quietly closes in San Francisco

Tyger’s Coffee Shop, a longstanding fixture of San Francisco’s Glen Park neighborhood, has quietly closed.

Glen Park Association first reported that the nearly 30-year-old diner permanently closed on March 31, though specific details surrounding the closure are unclear.

On Wednesday, SFGATE spoke briefly with the new business owner, who was giving the restaurant interior a fresh paint coat, but he declined to comment on what will replace Tyger’s Coffee Shop.

According to Glen Park Association, the restaurant had briefly closed last year during the pandemic, but reopened later to offer takeout and eventually outdoor dining service. Its business hours had

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Chez Panisse temporarily closes following ‘potential exposure’ to COVID-19

Alice Waters’s storied Berkeley restaurant, Chez Panisse, has temporarily closed following a possible COVID-19 exposure, the restaurant announced.

The restaurant stated via social media that it would be closed from Feb. 24-27 and reopen Feb. 28, but did not offer a reason behind the weeklong closure. In a newsletter emailed to subscribers, however, the restaurant expanded on why it is closing, citing a “potential exposure” on Feb. 18. The news of this week’s temporary closure was first reported Tuesday by Berkeleyside.

The newsletter reads, in part:

Last week was an exciting turning point in the pandemic when food

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