Lalola Closing in Russian Hill; Bluestem Chefs Shift; and More


Russian Hill: Lalola (1358 Mason at Pacific) is closing, and in its place comes something possibly called MasonPacific. [Scoop, Eater]
Mission: There’s a new chef at Lot 7: Anthony Paone. [Scoop]
Also, Cafe La Taza (2475 Mission) is in soft-reopening mode after an ownership change. [Grub Street]
Downtown: Bluestem Brasserie has gone from two chefs to one, and the remaining guy in charge is Francis Hogan. Josh Lucas has moved on to work at Wayfare Tavern. [Earlier]
Meanwhile, Wayfare Tavern is seeking a new chef de cuisine. [Tablehopper]