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Piacere to Close

Piacere to Close

Along with Town, Piacere┬áhas been one of the main anchors on Laurel Street for almost three decades. According to a story published today in the San Mateo Daily Journal, Piacere closed as of September 29th. The article states that owner Tony Gundogdu confirmed that he sold the restaurant and that new owners plan to soon open a steak place in that location. Piacere was home to many great lunches and dinners for our family over many years, and Tony was…

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One Less Slice of Pizza

One Less Slice of Pizza

Nino’s Pizzeria, unfortunately always an also-ran in the San Carlos pizza scene, has closed its doors. Butcher paper now covers the windows, their phone is disconnected, and a change of ownership sign is in the window. For many years Nino’s struggled to find it’s niche among the plethora of pizza choices in town, and it appears that the twin behemoths of Blue Line and Pazzo have crowded out other pizza locales (Applewood and Speederia both closing within the last two…

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Gracie’s Closing 6/22

Gracie’s Closing 6/22

Gracie’s Delectables, a small but well-regarded corner deli and catering spot, has a sign in its window saying that it will closing on June 22. It was one of the little secret gems in the city that many didn’t even know existed (on the southwest corner of Laurel and Arroyo) even though it been there for over a decade. Many San Carlans raved about their roasted turkey sandwiches with fresh sliced turkey. No word on why they are closing or…

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CLOSED – Asya

CLOSED – Asya

As many may have seen, Asya (773 Laurel Street) has closed. Brown packing paper has covered the windows. The only clue as to what happened was a change of ownership notification in the window (which is no longer there) which implied that the new ownership was opening either a wine bar or gastropub (not that San Carlos doesn’t have enough places to drink!) Although we only ate at Asya twice, I must admit I wasn’t a big fan of the…

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