Famously greasy and cheap Vietnamese dive Tu Lan (8 Sixth Street) was forced to close last summer, quite abruptly, after repeated health violations that had caused temporary closures over the previous few years.
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.
It wasn’t long ago that rosés were synonymous with tacky suburban pool parties, and you’d be hard-pressed to find anything besides sauvignon blanc to satisfy a craving for something crisp when the temperature crept up.
It's time again to apprise you of the restaurant happenings around town.
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.
Another SF Chefs has come and gone, and things wrapped up Sunday in Union Square with a third day of the Grand Tasting tent and a Negroni version of the annual Pimp Cup competition at Jasper's Corner Tap + Kitchen. All told, the Bay Area's chefs, bartenders, winos, and food fans came out for a festive, if slightly quieter fifth installment of the fest, and a good time was had by all.
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