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Wednesday, August 5, 2009

S.F. Landlord Paranoid About Chocolate Goodness

Posted By on Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 4:20 PM

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SFist has kindly alerted us to a rather unsavory conspiracy theory brewing on Nob Hill. In a guest post at Laughing Squid, author Laszlo Toth reports on a note posted to the door of 1519 Polk Street, a former retail location of See's Candies.

"Your favorite candy store is gone," begins the note, presumably authored by landlord John Jenkel. "This property owner will not do business with people like [See's owner] Warren Buffett who maintain unconstitutional wars for profit."

True, SFoodie is not in Buffett's inner circle, but we did take a private tour of the See's Candies factory in South San Francisco back in June. While it was more difficult to secure a visit there than to the Pentagon, we're confident that there are no secret plots going on there, other than brainstorming new sugar bombs on a serious mission to delight us all.

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