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    San Francisco’s Sam Wo’s Closes

    A woman begins to eat a dish of beef chow fun for lunch at the Sam Wo restaurant in Chinatown in San Francisco, Friday, April 20, 2012. The 100-year-old Chinese restaurant known for having "the world's rudest waiter" is shutting its doors and serving its last customers Friday. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Eric Risberg / AP Photo

    A 100-year-old Chinese restaurant in San Francisco where the customer was always wrong is closing Saturday. The ethnic eatery is being shuttered after the city said it needed extensive remodeling to pass code. The historic restaurant captured Bay Area residents with its wonton soup, but it was waiter Edsel Ford Fung who got the tiny eatery the most press. Newspaper columnist Herb Caen delighted readers with descriptions of the outrageous Fung, who would slam dishes and insult customers. The waiter passed away in 1984.

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