Missionite restaurant hounds have probably noticed that The Summit (780 Valencia), from the team of Poleng Lounge guy Desi Danganan and chef Eddie Lau, did not hit its previously announced opening date this week, and they tell us they're now...
"All of us haven't been to Alcatraz, but we've all eaten at the top restaurants," says Pete Osborne, owner of Momo's and Pedro's Cantina.
See our slideshow of the new SoMa pizzeria from a renowned NYC pizzaiolo.
Sunset: Something called Crawfish Station (perhaps a new outpost in the Vietnamese-Cajun thing Kauffman talked about) is moving in to the former Café Gratitude space at 1336 9th Avenue. [Grub Street] Mission: Tartine Bakery (600 Guerrero) is hosting another Afterhours...
Ragazza, Plum, Cotogna, Black Sheep Pub, and everything you have to look forward to this fall.
See the menu at the new pizza-and-pasta place down south.
Three new coffee houses are competing for customers with two long established ones on College Avenue.
Kauffman brings word that Dennis Leary's new Trinity Place bakery outpost, which has been doing breakfast only for a few weeks, launched its lunch menu yesterday, complete with a yummy-looking barbecued short rib sandwich on a golden bun. [SFoodie, Earlier]...
Also, Trader Vic's reopens September 23.
Sweet Maple Coffee Shop will serve lunch, brunch, and breakfast daily.
The former Boulevard chef now has his own little operation, offering small skillet creations, at Brannan and Rich.
... and SF Cafe remains closed.
Also, Cat Cora's coming to SFO.
See the basic bar-lounge menu at the new Cortez replacement.
They softly open tonight, and will open for real on Friday.
Check out the menu at the new replacement for Norton's Vault.
See our slideshow of the new 'Chez Panisse of cocktails' which is on track to receive LEED Platinum certification for their green interior.
A new sushi restaurant in Laurel Heights, a venerable old bar and grill shutters, and more.
A new counter-service restaurant with Slow Food principles opens on University, and a new Cal-Med joint comes to Fourth Street.
See the food menu for the long, long awaited new bar and restaurant on 11th Street.