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Mandarin Dynasty in Hillcrest..what happened?

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normalheightsfoodie Apr 1, 2010 12:44 PM

What happen to Mandarin Dynasty. Randy the owner was such a nice guy.

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Mandarin Dynasty
1458 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

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    hungerpane Jan 30, 2012 03:05 PM

    I had heard a few months ago that in it's place will be the new Hillcrest Brewery. Haven't been able to find much info on it, other than the link below. Looks like they are shooting for a mid-May opening.

    http://www.sdgln.com/entertainment/20...

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      foodspace Jan 30, 2012 03:17 PM

      More power to Chris Shaw. But ain't nowhere to go for chinese food anymore!

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        hungerpane Jan 30, 2012 03:20 PM

        It seems as though Chris Shaw is the David Cohn of the gay community. lol

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          Josh Jan 30, 2012 04:36 PM

          Might I suggest a trip to Convoy?

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        celticircle Jan 30, 2012 11:20 AM

        randy is a great guy...but not in good health...

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          normalheightsfoodie Apr 5, 2010 12:13 PM

          anyone have any intel?

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            normalheightsfoodie Apr 16, 2010 09:43 AM

            anyone have a clue

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              notjustastomach Apr 16, 2010 10:30 AM

              At least one factor: the rent was raised by a significant percentage.

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                normalheightsfoodie Apr 20, 2010 05:58 PM

                Thank you

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                  foodspace Jun 14, 2010 09:40 AM

                  Randy, the owner of Mandarin Dynasty, was getting arthritis in his arms from handling woks for over twenty years. He also had a flaky partner. That combined with a bad economy did him in.

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                  Mandarin Dynasty
                  1458 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

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                    normalheightsfoodie Jun 17, 2010 03:11 PM

                    That is too bad, Randy was one of the nicest guys you could meet. We new him when he was a waiter in Point Loma and we followed him to Encinitas and then to Hillcrest, nearly 30 years.

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                    Point Loma Cafe
                    4856 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92106

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