It appears from a recently received email, that another Salem area restaurant is struggling. Someone sent me this plea about Red Ginger in Keizer being close to closing. We've had some bad news on here recently about struggling restaurants and I hope that doesn't leave the impression that every restaurant in town is doing poorly. Lots of restaurants are full of customers. There are many factors that go into the success of a restaurant, location being a big one. We eat Thai and Vietnamese food often but are more likely to eat nearby, at places like Langxang and Thai Beer. Red Ginger seems to get lost in the blur of all the white noise of signage along N. River Rd. in Keizer. It's almost like you would need a fireworks display to attract the attention of automobile traffic along that road. I think they are in the old Caruso's building right? They have gotten a couple of good reviews on this site. One from Lavachickie and one from Scott Sadler. Anyway, I hate to see a local business go under and I thought I would drop their name on the site today. Here's the email:
To whom it may concern:
It has come to my attention that Red Ginger is very close to closing their doors! I have had great experiences (and meals) there, and have heard nothing but great things from friends as well. I don't know if you have met the 2 women who run the place, but they are so sweet and do all they can to please their customers. Even their health inspection reports are good! I'd hate to see that place go under!!! So, I'm not sure how your web site works, but I had to at least make a personal plea for a bit of "Red Ginger" name dropping on there. From my conversations with the Chef/Owner I doubt they have any kind of funding for advertising, so this was my 'plug' for them, small as it may be...
Help a small, local business out!
Thank you for your time,