Bacon Lovers’ Petition Helps San Francisco Restaurant Reopen


Lots of people like eating bacon — and some even love the aroma — but few want to smell it all day long. That’s why a San Francisco eatery called Bacon Bacon was shut down by health officials this Spring after neighbors complained about the constant odor emanating from the restaurant. Turns out, a faulty ventilation system was to blame. But now that the problem has been fixed, Bacon Bacon is set to reopen by September.

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The popular Haight-Ashbury restaurant’s neighbors initially complained to the city, which later shut down the eatery because it had been operating without the correct permit. According to the Wall Street Journal, there had been confusion over permit requirements because the regulations had changed significantly since owner Jim Angelus opened the bacon mecca.

Cooking up some 300 pounds of bacon…

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