To Our Friends and Colleagues:

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I have made the difficult decision to temporarily close Herbie’s and Kingside Diner effective immediately.

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We want to provide a place of employment for our staff — the dedicated men and women who are committed to providing the very best dining experiences for our guests. And at the same time, we want to respect the public health needs of our community in this unprecedented national emergency.

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As soon as government health officials assure us it is safe for our guests, our staff, and our community, we will reopen — serving you with joy and pride.

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Our restaurants will be donating food on hand to local food banks and shelters and remain committed to being a part of the health of Saint Louis.

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We are grateful for the community we are a part of and how it has shown us support up to this point. I am confident we will come through this stronger as a community.  It is a time to come together and support each other.  At our company we will be working during this time to prepare for the other side of this global tragedy.  Love and care for each other.

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Aaron Teitelbaum