If you were a regular to the century-old Tosca Cafe, it's time to find another classic haunt.
But you can drown your sorrows with drinks from the world's #1 cocktail menu. Plus, two Bay Area profs built a seesaw for border kids to play on; your food delivery person might be stealing your fries; and more local news you may have missed this week.
April Bloomfield Closes 100-Year-Old Tosca Cafe, SF Eater
Chalk it up to another sad loss for the San Francisco culinary scene: Tosca Cafe—North Beach's legendary Prohibition-era speakeasy turned watering hole to the literati turned destination restaurant at the hands of New York chef April Bloomfield—is officially no more. Read more.
Levi's Plaza sold for over $800 million, San Francisco Chronicle
According to a data firm, this is one of the largest real estate deals in San Francisco history. Read more.
1 In 4 Food Delivery Drivers Admit to Eating Your Food, KQED
According to a survey, food delivery peeps just can't resist that delicious smell of piping hot, salty fries. Customers are not happy—and they have a solution. Read more.
How 2 Bay Area professors created seesaw at border so kids in U.S., Mexico can play together, Mercury News
The line between the United States and Mexico hasn't seen much joy lately. But now, thanks to a San Jose State University professor and his architect friend, kids on both sides have been laughing and enjoying a couple bright pink seesaws. Read more.
Trick Dog wins prize for best cocktail menu in the world, SFGate
Th Mission bar known for its seasonally changing menus with smart themes, hand-drawn illustrations to match, and obviously excellent drinks has just taken home a major prize in the bartending world. Take that, NYC. Read more.