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'Pearl' Nears Completion In Outer Richmond

Photo: Camden Avery/Hoodline
By Camden Avery - Published on April 17, 2018.

Things are falling into place for the debut of 'Pearl,' the long-anticipated sister expansion from the team behind Pizzetta 211 (211 23rd Ave.).

As the owners finish making over the former dry cleaners/laundry on the corner of California Street and 23rd Avenue to make way for their new pasta and seafood eatery, they're hiring and assembling an operations team. In recent weeks, workers have been observed moving cooking equipment and furniture into place as the renovations wrap up.

The expansion was initially announced as early as summer of 2016, and interest in the spot has increased as neighbors anticipate the new space's unveiling. According to permits on file, the owners are spending $225,000 to install a new kitchen and create ground-floor and mezzanine-level dining areas.

According to a job posting, Pearl will be a "café by day, restaurant by night" with espresso, a full bar, cider and and beer on tap, and an open kitchen. The menu will be "Mediterranean focused, featuring house made pastas, tons of seafood, seasonal produce and large format items."

Pearl is hiring cooks, servers, runners, bartenders, baristas and dishwashers.

Thanks to tipster Elena K.

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