Food & Drinks in ...
After the historic restaurant was vandalized, closure rumors spread. But its owner says they're untrue.
Plus, Noe Valley sushi spot Saru has opened a new sister location.
Plus, a Berkeley-based roaster is opening its first coffee shop in San Francisco.
Plus, Mexican-Korean fusion spot Tacorea is expanding to the North Beach/Chinatown border.
Known for its Venezuelan arepas, the popular eatery made an appearance on Guy Fieri's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives."
A bubble tea chain has also closed its doors.
A new cafe opens in SoMa, a Noe Valley market says farewell for now, and a global bubble tea chain opens two San Francisco locations.
A Lower Haight fixture since the 1940s, Nickie's has revamped its menu and added a huge parklet.
The neighborhood favorite will serve its last plate of dim sum on Sunday, August 30.
Retail & Industry in ...
Two neighborhood boutiques are also closing.
Plus, Alamo Square has a new sandwich shop that's getting lots of neighborhood attention.
Prairie, the Mission's restaurant-turned-general-store, is also set to shutter.
Arts & Culture in ...
Weiss, who passed away on July 31, was dubbed the "goddess of the Beat Generation" by Herb Caen.