Thursday, January 17, 2013
Eureka Fire Protection Department firefighters handled a gas leak at the Lion's Choice restaurant in Eureka Wednesday evening.
Anyone passing by Lion's Choice in Eureka at approximately 5:45 p.m. Wednesday saw six to seven fire trucks surrounding the restaurant. Eureka Fire Protection District Chief Greg Brown told Patch a gas leak inside the restaurant prompted the need to evacuate the diner so firefighters could locate and shut off the gas. More details to follow.
Friday, July 20, 2012
When roaring with Louie at Lion's Choice Saturday, you also can help a family who lost their home to a fire.
Lion's Choice in Wildwood will host a community-based fundraiser Saturday to assist the Christina Atwells family who lost their home to a fire. During 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday only at the Wildwood Lion's Choice restaurant, 25 percent of all sales will go to the Atwells' family. Louie, the Lion, will be on-hand between 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, June 15, 2012
VIDEOS: A roofing replacement job at Lion's Choice restaurant in Eureka caught the attention of Sheet Metal Workers' Local 36 because it was not being done by union members. Picketers were welcomed with frequent honks from drivers passing by.
Lion's Choice restaurant in Eureka is getting a new roof, however not all potential customers are happy. In fact, a few members of Sheet Metal Workers' Local 36 were lined up Thursday at the edge of Fifth Street that passes in front of the restaurant to picket the job, because it was reportedly being done by a non-union company. Bob Barrett, director of marketing and government affairs for Local 36, said the union's members would prefer that wages for jobs, such as this one, stay in the fair rate zone and that projects be done by residents who pay taxes in those same cities, such as Eureka. Barrett said a couple of Local 36 members who live in Eureka let him know the Lion's Choice roof project was not being done by one of the group's 150 …
Saturday, March 10, 2012
A new menu addition at Lion's Choice adds a little kick to the traditional roasted beef meal. Get it before it's gone.
The newest "limited time only" soup that can be ordered at Lion's Choice is called Cheesy Chicken Tortilla. It's an interesting combination of corn, black beans, chicken, red peppers and lots of cheesy goodness. "Everybody's liked it so far," said Karen LaFaver, manager of the Lion's Choice restaurant in Eureka. There also is a Lion's Choice connected to the Phillips 66 station and convenience store in Wildwood. With spiciness being a subjective element, LaFaver said she recommends customers add sour cream to the soup to tone it down if they think that's warranted. She said sour cream also serves to thicken it a little, providing a nice consistency. Broccoli cheddar and chili are served every day at the restaurant. A variety of other soups…