The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the
San Francisco restaurant scene.
This is a dark week for bakeries. First Patisserie Delanghe
closes, and now Paolo L. of Inside Scoop
brings word that the 134-year-old Boniere Bakery
in Alameda closed after the landlord jacked up the rent. Go support your local 100-year-old bakery. Buy a pastry from Victoria Bakery
in North Beach, say, or go hug the owners of Galli's Sanitary Bakery
in South San Francisco and beg them to stick around.
But there's a bright spot. After an interminable wait, Eater SF's Carolyn A.
reports that a sign has appeared on the windows of the Mission branch of Arizmendi
(1268 Valencia). It reads "See you next week."
Scoop also reports that a place called Macellato the Sandwich (59 Columbus) has opened in the old Caffe Macaroni space. The pitch: Fried-chicken sandwich with Fulton Valley Farms meat. Do you need to know more?
One opening from last night, much reported on: Plum