This just in from reader Pam:
“John: I noticed that the for-lease sign has been taken down from the old Empress Palace location at Las Positas and Modoc. Since that is my ‘hood’, I wondered if you knew what might be going into that location. Thanks!”
I believe the American public deserves full transparency with respect to South Coast culinary activity so I will form a Special Counsel and launch an investigation into the matter ASAP.