For the second time in two years, this historic Wichita restaurant is closed, for sale

Jack’s North Hi Carryout is closed… again.

And it’s back on the market… again.

The most recent owner of the little burger restaurant that’s operated across from North High School since 1951 says that he’s had to shut it down. Jack’s has been closed since late September.

Armin Ghoddoussi, who’s owned the restaurant at 603 W. 13th St. for nearly two years, says there are a couple of reasons for the decision, and perhaps not surprisingly, COVID-19 is one of them.

Business has taken a hit since the pandemic started, he said. A big part of his customer base — North High students — have been attending classes online instead of at school across the street.

Plus his mother, Akhtar Gharagozolo, who’d been running the restaurant for him, is having trouble keeping up.

“The reasons are mostly my mother having a hard time managing it and also getting a bit

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Maria’s Taco Xpress Sells to Investment Company, Sign Up for Sale: Iconic South Austin restaurant has been operating since 1997 – Food

Maria Corbalan, owner and namesake of the South Austin institution Maria’s Taco Xpress, announced today via press release that her business has been sold after 24 years in operation.

Maria Corbalan of Maria’s Taco Xpress in March 2014 (Photo by John Anderson)

Maria’s Taco Xpress started as a food truck in 1997 and expanded to its current full-size brick and mortar in 2006. In 1998 the Chronicle awarded the spot, a favorite among local musicians, a Best of Austin Critics Pick for Most Necessary Restaurant Expansion: “Her funky little taco trailer on South Lamar proved to be such a success that she had to expand into the Sugar & Spice General Store to stay ahead of the demand for her delicious tacos and other homestyle Mexican delights.”

In addition to serving food through the end of the year, Corbalan will also be selling all of the restaurant’s decorations and fixtures

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Alachua County restaurant inspections for Sept. 21-26

Douglas Ray
 
| The Gainesville Sun

These are recent restaurant inspection reports for Alachua County — from Sep. 21-26 — filed by state safety and sanitation inspectors.

The Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation describes an inspection report as “a ‘snapshot’ of conditions present at the time of the inspection. On any given day, an establishment may have fewer or more violations than noted in their most recent inspection. An inspection conducted on any given day may not be representative of the overall, long-term conditions at the establishment.

Please note that some more recent, follow-up inspections may not be included here.

Bento Cafe

3832 W Newberry Road 1-J, Gainesville

Routine inspection Sept. 21, 2020.

Met standards.

Five total violations, with five high-priority violations:

— High Priority – Quaternary ammonium sanitizer in spray bottle /bucket not at proper minimum strength. Observed sanitizer buckets(3) at 0 ppm for quaternary amonia. The

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