The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene.
Tyler Florence must slip bags of unicorn glitter into the pay envelopes. Either that or issue signing bonuses bristling with Food Network stock. Either way, a week after reporting that the Wayfare Tavern mogul secured Jeremy Fox as "creative director" for the Florence Group, Inside Scoop's Paolo L. reveals that TyFlo has signed Momofuku group GM Cory Lane as "corporate service director."
Grub Street's Jay B. passes along a tipster-fueled rumor about the possible imminent demise of Joe DiMaggio's Italian Chophouse in North Beach. We predict massive panic in Danville ― where else will the Escalades valet-park when they come to the city?
And if you're not done savoring the sweet tang of Game 1 in-your-faceness (we haven't even begun to process the pleasure of last night's Game 2), check out a slideshow triple play by Mission Loc@l's Hunter H., Jessica L., and Hadley R., team coverage of fans watching at the Double Play, Gestalt Haus, and outside AT&T. All we can say is, though folks in Dallas might think all of San Francisco is stoned all the time, this is evidence of a city still enthralled with cheap beer. Weed is strictly for medical necessity.