Closed in Long Beach: Duke Falcon's Global Grill

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A man walks with his dogs past the

A man walks with his dogs past the Duke Falcon's Global Grill in Long Beach on June 18, 2010. Photo Credit: Jin Lee

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Long Beach has bid farewell, adieu, adios and addio to Duke Falcon’s Global Grill, a place that’s been a fixture on East Park Avenue since 1997.

When it opened, a legend printed on the back of its international menu alluded to Duke Falcon — a fictional character —  as the world-wandering lover of somebody's Aunt Angelica, a man in a brown fedora who sent his sweetheart all sorts of travel memorabilia and regaled her with descriptions of meals “from Tibet to Tombouctou.”

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The place, which offered some sidewalk dining, featured such wide-ranging choices as Szechuan beef and wild mushroom soft tacos, fettuccine with shrimp and vegetables and a New Orleans shrimp etouffe.


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