Legendary restaurant owner Ed Moose dead at 82

August 12, 2010 7:56:41 PM PDT
A legendary San Francisco restaurant owner has died. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Ed Moose passed away Thursday morning at California Pacific Medical Center.

He had surgery in June and developed a staph infection.

Moose for many years owned the Washington Square Bar and Grill, and later opened Moose's, both in North Beach. He retired five years ago.

Moose was 81 years old.