Restaurant Heists in Oakland and Emeryville, California, Continue

Everybody be cool, this is a robbery

Everybody be cool.

Dining out in the San Francisco Bay Area may have gotten a little more expensive: The blog SFist clues us in on a recent rash of East Bay restaurant "takeover"-style robberies—eight in the past couple of weeks. The most recent robbery in Emeryville follows a similar pattern: "[o]ne of the suspects revealed a black semi-automatic handgun and demanded money from both employees and customers" []. Prize quote from SFist: "Be careful, Chez Panisse denizens!" [via Eater SF]