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Friday, July 2, 2010

Her Majesty's Secret Beekeeper Opts to Buzz Off, as Rocketfish Blasts Off

Posted By on Fri, Jul 2, 2010 at 8:10 AM

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in rumor, innuendo, and straight-out facts about restaurant openings and

closings in San Francisco.

Lydia C. at Loc@l Mission just reprinted an open letter from the owner of Her Majesty's Secret Beekeeper (3520 20th St.), who's announced that she's closing up shop when her lease runs out in two months and returning to the office world. Apparently, being queen bee of her own business wasn't as enjoyable as she'd hoped.

Jay

B. at Grub Street just posted a menu for

Rocketfish (1469 18th St., 282-1424). The pitch: Sushi

restaurant from former Blowfish chef Kenichi Kawashima with all the old

familiars plus creative small plates (clam braised with sake and

seven spices; walu carpaccio with jalapenos, lemon confit, and capers).

And Mission

Mission reader Laurie V. tips the blog off that a woman named Emily

is opening a "seasonal soul food" restaurant at 3465 19th St.

(at Lexington). Interest: piqued.

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