The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene.
Two very worldly sisters are channeling Krakow, Vienna, Paris, Brooklyn, and our own Northern California into Two Sisters Bar & Books. Grub Street reports, via Urban Daddy, the bar will open this Friday featuring cocktails such as the Iggy, Headless Horeseman, and Shandygaff, alongside beer, wine, and a few American dishes to nosh at night. During the day they'll offer brunch and coffee. And while there are no books to buy, there is something called a Books and Booze Club (579 Hayes at Laguna).
Pudong's more appetizing-named replacement Gingerfruit looks like it may be a goner. Eater SF reports that the sign taped to the window reports the restaurant is closed until further notice; time will tell if they're able to come back from the brink.
A place to buy a designer shirt and an Its-It: 7x7 covered a new clothing store, ACRE/SF, that is selling wares alongside blue bottle coffee, pastries, and sweet treats. A clever concept for the North Beach store that sits in the former location of the bygone 100-year-old New Union Grocery (301 Union at Montgomery).