Spongy sadness as Wonder Bread leaves New York.
Stefan's on Montana is closed, but a steakhouse could be rolling out soon.
Jamba Juice will take over the Belgian chocolate maker's Third Street Promenade-adjacent store.
Sixteen-month-old pan-Asian restaurant Mazu (3809 Geary Boulevard), a fave of the We Eatin' boys, appears to have shuttered. No more Korean kalbi and lumpia for you. [Eater]...
Also, Darwin Cafe gets a new chef.
Phil Conlon, a Café Cluny alum, will be chef.
Also, Monk's Kettle has a new menu.
A new vegan-vegetarian café in Carroll Gardens.
The Herald reports that Locke-Ober, which calls itself the Taj Mahal of Boston restaurants, will shutter until March for renovations. The 136-year-old institution will reopen with a new front bar and lounge, plus refreshed banquet areas. They'll reopen in time...
A server who’s now out of a job writes an open letter.
Chef-owner John Anderson closes the neighborhood mainstay after 15 years.
The imported Rhode Island favorite fails to gain demand in Venice.
Ravi DeRossi is converting Carteles to a chef's table.
The Purple Pig looks like it might be coming to Wicker Park.
Yes, it's the stupid economy again, but at least Beacon will survive as a catering service.
One of the city's quirkier restaurants closes for a makeover.
Dogpatch: The new chef at the soon-to-relocate Piccino (1001 Minnesota) is Rachel Silcocks, formerly of Nopa. They're aiming for a March reopening. [Chron, Earlier] La Lengua: Remember how we told you that Belinda's bar was becoming The Royal Cuckoo? Well,...
It has just gotten that much harder to find an avocado-topped hot dog in midtown.