Michelin announced its stars this week and, once again, Bay Area chefs won big.
Plus, the Oakland As are getting a fancy new home field, Farmerbrown and Ici close down, and more local news to chew on this weekend.
Dominique Crenn Wins Third Michelin Star, a First for a Woman in America, The New York Times
Few will be surprised that SF's barrier breaking culinary poet has now received Michelin's highest honor—a first for a woman in an American restaurant. Read more.
Oakland Athletics release plans for new ballpark, and the 'jewel box' stadium looks gorgeous, CBS Sports
Set to be The Town's only remaining sports team once the Warriors and Raiders make their moves official, The A's have big plans for a bold new stadium that has gondolas connecting Downtown Oakland with Jack London Square. Read more.
SF Soul Food Institution Closes After More Than a Decade, Eater SF
The rising cost of doing business in San Francisco eats another restaurant. Farewell, Farmerbrown. Read more.
San Francisco Lego set coming, Curbed SF
Local architecture buffs, get ready to flip out: You will soon be able to piece together your own Transamerica Building. Read more.
Ici Ice Cream shop closes abruptly, bids Berkeley 'au revoir', Berkeleyside
Berkeley foodies are shocked and dismayed by the sudden closure of their beloved ice creamery's two locations. Read more.