Pizzavino 707 Closing

Sebastopol pizza spot shutters

Sebastopol’s Pizzavino 707 closes Sunday, August 28. Open just two years, restaurant featured wood-fired pizzas with a California twist. Though the restaurant had off and on momentum, things took a left turn in June when the exec chef was injured and the restaurant had to adjust it’s hours for several weeks.  The space, however, has struggled since the closure of Lucy’s Cafe, becoming and the Jonathan Waxman-backed West County Grill (which closed in 2008). Rumors of the imminent demise had been circulating for weeks, and there were hints that several top restaurants were sniffing at the space. However, it was former Peter Lowell’s Chef, Steven Peyer who will reopen the space later this fall.

I’m still working this story, but meanwhile, read Michele Jordan’s take…