The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene.
The Melt's budding empire, building towards 500 grilled cheese shops, is readying to open three locations next month. City-dwelling-grilled-cheese-fans will find the sandwiches at One Embarcadero Center and Spear (near AT&T Park); the third location will be at the Stanford Shopping Center. Only 496 to go.
The cute cafe Little Bird is flying the coop. The Tender sings of the cafe's closure with the end of the day. But, the chef may give the spot another go as a new restaurant.
After a fire raged through a SOMA building in May, it appeared the displaced Moya Ethiopian Restaurant was a goner. Today LiveSOMA has the good news it will return to the neighborhood on 121 Ninth St. (at Minna) with a new menu; an opening is slated for Dec. 1.