Royale Bar Gets New Owner, Mojo Bicycle Café Serves Beer in Their Parklet, and More


North Beach: The Royale (1326 Grant Avenue), the hip-hop/reggae/watermelon mojito venue which shuttered last month, is getting a replacement. New name TBA, but a new liquor license has just come through for owner Keith Wilson. [Grub Street]
Western Addition: Mojo Bicycle Café (639A Divisadero) announces via Fbook “we have permission from Big Brother to serve alcohol out on the Parklet!!!” Cheers, kids. PBR for everyone, curbside. [Grub Street]
Oakland: Chef shuffle over at Flora: Following on Bauer’s less than stellar update review, Chris Dettmer leaves the employ of the Fox Theatre-adjacent restaurant, and his replacement is Rico Rivera from Pizzaiolo. [Scoop]

Mission: The shuttered La Rondalla Restaurant and Cantina (901 Valencia) is being gutted and totally rebuilt, and is set to reopen this winter. [Uptown Almanac]
Bernal Heights: Spice Hound, a new purveyor of all manner of hard-to-find spice blends and such, just moved into 331 Cortland. [Tablehopper]