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  1. Video Feed
    Exclusive: Michael Mina Chokes Up Talking About His Return to AquaMina made his name at Aqua in the late 90s, and now, having bought the place, he returns triumphantly with the new Restaurant Michael Mina on October 19.
  2. Announcements
    Confirmed: Michael Mina Becoming Bourbon SteakMichael Mina is abandoning fine dining for the moment, turning his eponymous restaurant into a high-end steakhouse and reopening Michael Mina as a more casual concept.
  3. Slideshow
    First Look Into Tarte Tatin, Coming Soon to Beverly HillsOwner Kobi Tobiano comes from Michael Mina’s Charles Nob Hill and San Francisco’s Watergate.
  4. Empire Building
    Mon Dieu!: An Enormous New Brasserie Is Coming to 101 CaliforniaA new Balthazar-esque brasserie is on its way in 2011 from the Whisk Group.
  5. Previews
    Former Aqua Chef to Open Plate Shop In SausalitoFormer executive sous chef at Aqua Kim Alter will be opening a new restaurant in late July.
  6. Menu Changes
    Michael Mina Announces Plans for Aqua and His Eponymous Restaurant
  7. Rumor Mill
    Michael Mina to Become a Steak House?Michael Mina is likely to shutter and reopen as a high-end steakhouse.
  8. Closings
    Aqua’s Assets Sold, Mina Definitely Doing Something Else With the SpaceAqua assets and name are sold off to new restaurant group as Mina takes over lease on 252 California.
  9. Temporary Closings
    Updated: Aqua Is ‘Temporarily Closed,’ Ladies and GentlemenA phone message states that Aqua is closed “temporarily,” but we suspect a longer closure and complete re-concepting.
  10. Rumor Mill
    Updated: Michael Mina to Close His Eponymous Restaurant?Rumor has it Michael Mina at the St. Francis will shutter at month’s end.
  11. Lists
    Aqua, Gitane, and Ubuntu Drop Off Chron’s Top 100; Adesso, Frances, andSome familiar notables of 2009 like Beard nominees Frances, RN74, and Flour + Water are predictable additions; new deletions include Fonda, Kokkari, and Ton Kiang.
  12. Empire Building
    Michael Mina Retakes the Helm at AquaThe celebrated and Michelin-starred chef returns to take over the restaurant that made him famous.
  13. Endangered
    Bacchus Walks Away From Aqua DealCould the venerable seafood restaurant may be nearing its end?
  14. Openings
    French Seafood Eatery May Replace Country Grill in Carlton HotelA Gascon chef takes over where Jeffrey Zacharian failed.
  15. Mediavore
    Facing Tons of Empty Tables, Aqua Offers a $20.10 Lunch; Bet on the Super Bowl
  16. Chef Shuffle
    Dry Creek Kitchen Taps Sonoma Native as ChefDustin Valette tapped new chef de cuisine at the Charlie Palmer restaurant.
  17. Back of the House
    Bacchus Group Acquires Aqua
  18. Lists
    Michelin: Lack of Consistency Cost Mina His StarThe new Michelin Guide is larger overall, but the top tiers have shrunk, with Aqua and Restaurant Michael Mina both leaving the two-star list.
  19. Lunch
    Aqua Reinstates Lunch Service With Business in MindNew menu features a la carte items as well as business lunch prix fixe
  20. Foodievents
    What You Missed at (the Rest of) SF Chefs.Food.WineCheck out the spread at San Francisco’s answer to the Aspen Food & Wine Classic.
  21. Chef Shuffles
    Manrique’s Departure Apparently Not So SuddenLegal battles grated on Aqua chef for years.