Vegetarians and caracassatarians are similarly losing out. Hawaiian Breeze has been gone for a little while, but we figured we’d make it official with this picture:
There’s no indications the building will be redeveloped, which is too bad as it’s the sort of older brick structure that is vulnerable in earthquakes. Ideally CVS would move into every building in the neighborhood, upgrade them all seismically, then move out.
Sutra is slated to close on September 19th. Some of the owners are relocating far away to be closer to where they live, but another set of people from the restaurant have started up Harvest Beat at the Wallingford Farmer’s Market. They say they are looking for a more permanent space, we’ll post updates if any crop up.
The building Sutra is in is part of a redevelopment that’s been on record since January. Here’s where it will go:
The new building conforms to existing zoning and will be 4 stories with 3,600 sq. ft. of ground floor retail space and 48 residential units, with parking for 20 vehicles. The design is generic looking, I suppose to appeal to widest range of customers and to avoid ruffling feathers. Like painting a house beige before selling it: