Castro: Change is afoot at Jake’s On Market (2223 Market Street). The owners have taken over the front of house and opening chef Erik Hopfinger is out. The new chef is Joshua Feliciano. Also, late-night food service has been replaced by weekday lunch service. Boo! [Grub Street]
SoMa: Club OMG!, the new nightclub in the old Anu space that we mentioned caters to South Asian gays and lesbians, is opening its doors this weekend. [Grub Street]
Hayes Valley: On August 20th, Boxing Room (399 Grove Street at Gough) will start to serve a plate lunch special that includes a main course, salad, drink, and dessert for $15. Also noteworthy: $1 oysters will be available Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m. [Grub Street]
Pacific Heights: Sift Cupcake and Dessert Bar (2411 California Street) will start offering cupcakes and baked goods to Fillmore Street shoppers next Wednesday, August 22.* [Grub Street]
Napa: La Toque (1314 McKinstry Street) is the latest restaurant to give away foie gras. Each night chef-owner Ken Frank randomly selects a number of tables and sends them a surprise treat of foie gras. [Scoop]
* This has been updated to show that the opening was moved from Monday to Wednesday.