Neighborhood Watch

Luce Hosts Student Chef Competition; West of Pecos Slightly Delayed; Oenotri Boys to Open Bar

SoMa: Luce is hosting a series of Sunday dinners, as part of a culinary competition for California Culinary Academy students. See menus here, reserve here, and note that all the dinners are $55 including pairings. [Grub Street]
North Beach: Speaking of foie gras dinners that might get protested, Txoko is doing one tomorrow, March 7, with a $55 prix fixe. Reserve here. [Grub Street]
Mission: West of Pecos (548 Valencia Street), the new southwestern-themed joint from the Woodhouse Fish Co. boys, is still aiming for an April opening despite some PG&E; delays. [Eater]
Also, the Slice team just paid a visit to Mozzeria. [Slice]
Napa: The fellows behind downtown Napa’s Oenotri, Tyler Rodde and Curtis Di Fede, are opening up an adjacent cocktail and beer bar, called Bar, in the Gordon Huether Gallery space. There will be a food menu, and the ETA is June. [Scoop]

Luce Hosts Student Chef Competition; West of Pecos Slightly Delayed; Oenotri