Citizen Smith finally shutters in Hollywood.
Sunset: Pasión (737 Irving), which we mentioned last week, opens tomorrow night. [Grub Street, Earlier] Polk Gulch: Brenda's French Soul Food (652 Polk) opens their new expansion space next door either tonight or tomorrow, and will be open for New...
Marina: A16's founding chef Christophe Hille (currently at Northern Spy Food Co.) wasn't able to get out of New York due to the snow, and therefore won't be making his return guest appearance alongside Liza Shaw this evening. Instead, the...
It's still there, even though the restaurant is not.
Plus: a pastry-shop fund-raiser in Bed-Stuy, and Hell's Kitchen gets an upscale spice shop, in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
Also, Bistro SF Grill is now open in Pac Heights.
The Pac Heights club will transform into something, presumably, more cocktailian.
SoMa: Leticia Luna, who owns Leticia's in the Castro, is returning to the space she operated for 26 years known most recently as the Overtime Bar & Grill (398 7th Street), and to be known once again as The Lineup....
Chef-owner Elizabeth Goel says she's going to concentrate on private events, classes, and catering.
The jazz venue has not had enough business this year, and closes after sixteen months.
Scott Conant's restaurant in the Cooper Square Hotel closes tomorrow.
Mission: As of today, the Farina people updated us that Antica Pizzeria Napoletana, their planned pizza offshoot down the block at 18th and Valencia, is looking at a spring opening following some permitting issues. [Grub Street, Earlier] Also, Hapa Ramen...
The restaurant will throw one last fiesta before closing up forever.
Both Jimmy Shaw and Samir Mohajer's empires grow in different directions.
Also, Giovanni reopens in Berkeley.