Over 400 San Francisco Restaurants Closed in 2019

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    San Francisco is wealthy enough that it can get away with wallowing in moonbattery for a while. Not indefinitely though. Already the city is starting to die. When more than 400 restaurants close in a single year in a town that historically relies heavily on tourism, something is very wrong:


    Crushing regulations, extravagant minimum wage, stratospheric rent, and general societal decay make running a restaurant in San Francisco challenging in the extreme.

    As small business owners pack up and leave and still more vagrants wash up looking for freebies, municipal government will lurch ever further left. San Francisco has entered the Democrat Death Spiral.

    On a tip from Don M

    Well some much for the west costs culinary capital
     
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    Soon to show up in your town. And broke. Restaurant business is tough. Many fail no matter where.
     
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    Let them all put up tents alongside the highway.
     
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    That's a shame. San Francisco used to be such a vibrant city. It has been pushed to the brink of collapse by failed Democratic leadership.
     
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    Besides being expensive to live there, closing of stores due to use of online stores and food delivery services causes problems for eateries. Lack of foot traffic. Where I live in CA, which is hardly a Dem run area, the same happens here. Permitting and the process is so unfriendly it can make you think twice about opening a business. Kinda like, we don't want you and we don't need you attitude.
     
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    Little independents down here struggle but for different reasons...population size is probably number 1 reason
     
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    I see the grub hub and uber's on the fast food doors ....if you're eating fast food you're lucky to get something hot when you're in line .....delivery gotta be frozen
     

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