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  1. Previews
    Drake, a Big Lounge/Nightlife Concept, to Open Soon in the Former Orson SpaceThey’ll be keeping the big horseshoe bar right where it is.
  2. Real Estate
    Orson Space Has a Taker, May Be Called DrakeIt’s a project from local entrepreneur Kingston Wu.
  3. TV Land
    Elizabeth Falkner Moves on to Finale of Next Iron ChefMeanwhile, her S.F. businesses have been struggling and she’s closing both of them.
  4. Ch-ch-ch-changes
    Orson Space to Get Revamped as ‘New, Big Concept’ by ElizabethTurns out Falkner won’t be leaving it behind after all.
  5. Quote of the Day
    Elizabeth Falkner: Punk Rock Pastry ChefThe season premiere of ‘Next Iron Chef: Super Chefs’ was on Sunday.
  6. Neighborhood Watch
    More Details on Joanne Weir’s Copita; Orson Hosts Pop-Up Screening of The
  7. Semi-Closings
    Orson to Close, Essentially, and Become Temporary Event SpaceAfter some holiday parties and pop-ups, we think it will go dark by January.
  8. Foodievents
    Jeremy Fox to Pop Up Next at Orson, August 12
  9. Celebrity Settings
    Julia Stiles Dines at Orson, Laura Dern and Ben Harper Spotted at DosaLooks like the Dern-Harpers are back together for real.
  10. Booze You Can Use
    Orson Now Has a ‘Secret’ Negroni MenuOne version isn’t even red.
  11. The Other Critics
    Kauffman Refuses to Wait for Brunch; Reidinger Can’t Quite Handle the HeatKauffman recommends three uncrowded brunch spots; Reidinger says that Ruchi’s menu “doesn’t lack for spicy items.”
  12. What to Eat
    What to Eat at the New Citizen Cake, Opening Really SoonThe move to upper Fillmore is almost complete, but still two weeks away.
  13. Neighborhood Watch
    Two New Places to Get Your Craft Beer On: Social Kitchen and Public House
  14. Mediavore
    Shamrock Shakes Are Back!; Orson Brunch Kicks Off
  15. Temporary Closings
    Citizen Cake Closes Tonight, Makes Its Move UphillThe self-proclaimed “cake bitch” at Citizen Cake is becoming the pastry chef at Orson as the older restaurant downsizes.
  16. Spot Check
    SOMA Spot Check: Which Restaurants Are Full?Bacar and Orson had many empty seats this weekend, while the smaller Fringale and Coco500 were booked up.
  17. Reopenings
    Citizen Cake Closing, Moving to Vivande SpaceThe pastry-focused restaurant on Grove Street will move Pac-Heights-ward.
  18. Celebrity Settings
    Joan Collins Samples the Calamari and Gnocchi at A16Ms. Collins, as well as Laura Dern and Mötley Crüe, were all spotted dining about town over the holidays.
  19. Foodievents
    Orson’s Pig + Booze DinnerMonthly cocktail dinners return with pork.