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CASTROLes Natali of the long-shuttered Patio Cafe is moving along in his quest to open a Hamburger Mary's in the Castro space. Now, he's holding a public meeting to survey support and concerns as part of the pre-application steps necessary to earn a Conditional Use Authorization. The fun begins at the Patio, Tuesday at 6pm. [Castro Biscuit]

SAN FRANCISCO—Michael Bauer asked readers to weigh in on whether the SF surcharge affects how diners tipped, and after more than 3,000 responses, it turns out that about two thirds of the respondents lower the tip to account for the surcharge. Naturally, opinions are divided over the approach. [Inside Scoop]

UNION SQUARE—Jonesing for a wine dinner? Burritt Room + Tavern will host Hartford Family Winery for a five-course affair on Tuesday at 7pm, featuring dishes like sourdough pancake, Niman Ranch pork belly and braised lamb pot pie. Cost is $95 per person; call for reservations. [EaterWire]

LOWER HAIGHT—It appears as if much-maligned slice shop Volare Pizza has closed its doors, which is music to the ears of Lower Haight denizens hoping for a refresh of their late-night pizza options. [Haighteration]

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