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Sinclair’s: The End of an Era

Sinclair’s: The End of an Era

By on 10 April, 2017 in Food, Sandra Nickel with 1 Comment

Almost exactly 25 years ago, I was at the Cloverdale Shoe Shop getting my usual repair work done (real estate is hard on shoes). The owner at the time, Carroll Thompson, mentioned to me that the art gallery at 1044 E. Fairview (the business of west of his) was closing soon and the property would […]

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Farewell to Sinclair’s

Farewell to Sinclair’s

By on 9 April, 2017 in Bars, Food, Kate and Stephen, Restaurant Reviews with 2 Comments

The rumors finally were confirmed when it was announced (by essentially every media outlet in town) that Sinclair’s would be closing. That sturdy cornerstone of the Cloverdale Five Points neighborhood, that trusty staple of the restaurant scene. There were some people that described Sinclair’s as their favorite place for food, but many more described it […]

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The Joy of No Place to Park!

The Joy of No Place to Park!

By on 15 February, 2012 in Sandra Nickel with 2 Comments

I spend most of my waking hours at my office, 1044 E. Fairview in Cloverdale’s Five Points. Weekdays, I arrive before 8:30 and stay until at least 6:30, often 7:30 or so. And because we have Halle, our office cat who insists on eating on Saturday and Sunday, weekends find me here every morning and […]

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Twelve Things About Sinclair’s

Twelve Things About Sinclair’s

By on 27 September, 2010 in Bars, Food, Kate and Stephen, Restaurant Reviews with 2 Comments

While it’s true in some senses that it’s easier to write what you know well, it’s also true that familiarity with a place makes it tough to offer a review that reads as credible to an outsider looking for a fairly objective snapshot of a place. As such, it’s hard to write about Sinclair’s, the […]

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