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Three Bars In Expansion Mode: Hi Tops, Range, and Bar Agricole

The coming months are going to be bringing sister business for three popular cocktail spots in town. First up will be The Third Rail, the Range spinoff opening before the end of the year in Dogpatch, but that will be followed by a new Mexican project from the team behind Hi Tops, and the long awaited Bar Agricole spinoff on New Montgomery Street, now named Trou Normand.

Five Local Chefs With Upcoming Restaurant Projects To Watch Out For

These all get filed under "opening in eight months to a year (or more)," but sometimes it's fun to look ahead at the projects we know that are coming down the pipeline from some noted local chefs.

Foodie Updates: The Menu at TBD, Fire Hits Maverick, and More

Big in food news this week is the imminent opening of AQ's spinoff, two doors away, called TBD; a chef shuffle at Comstock Saloon; Umami Burger moves into SoMa; and Maverick is struck by fire in the Mission.

Quince and State Bird Score New Michelin Stars in Updated 2014 Guide

The new Michelin Guide to the Bay Area for 2014 drops today, and at a 'Stars Gala' at the Bentley Reserve last night all the chefs and restaurateurs honored with stars and Bib Gourmand status were feted. Most of them only found out about their renewed (or new) inclusion in the guide yesterday by phone, so it's a source of annual excitement for the local food world.

Five New Bars Where You Can Start Toasting to Fall

Summer was a good season for drinking in S.F., and new drinks in general, and now that we're officially in fall we've got some new booze establishments to alert you to. In addition to the cool new bar program that just debuted at Tosca last week, here are five more to add to your list.

Seven New Eating and Drinking Spots To Get Excited About This Fall

Ah, fall. It's around the corner, and it's traditionally a time of year when lots of restaurants try to rush to open before the holidays. This year there are a handful of higher-profile openings that you should keep an eye out for. 

Foodie Updates: 4505 Meats Heading to Divis, an Update on Magnolia's Dogpatch Brewpub, and More

4505 Meats most excellent burger. Photo: lesleyk/Flickr

The unofficial end of summer for the rest of the country is upon us, but we all know that the best is yet to come, weather-wise, for San Francisco. Also, there's a lot to look forward to this fall, bar and restaurant-wise.

Foodie Updates: Luella Becoming Stones Throw, City Tavern Becoming Sabrosa, and More

In this week's restaurant bulletin we have the impending closure of Luella on Russian Hill, tonight's closure of Canteen on Lower Nob Hill, and updates about two new spots coming to Cow Hollow. 

Foodie Updates: Daniel Patterson's Mid-Market Spot Gets a Name, and More

Gitane's 'Pate de Hidalgo'

This week in food-world news, Daniel Patterson's casual spinoff of Coi, gets a name, SliderBar expands, Gitane launches a new regional tasting menu, and Beer Hall, a new beer bar, debuts.

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