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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Weird Fish and the Corner Set to Change, and Cassava Bakery + Cafe Slate to Open

Posted By on Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 3:30 PM

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The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene.

Ch-ch-ch-changes: Weird Fish and the shuttered the Corner are undergoing transfer to new ownership, according to Inside Scoop. With this will come new monikers: Dante's Weird Fish and the Perch. Expect the new Weird Fish, which will reopen after a short closure starting this Saturday, to have more emphasis on, well, fish. The Perch will be a European-style cafe, featuring small plates, and should open in about two months.

Second try: Tablehopper reports, via Local Addition, that Ivan Hopkins is still working on opening a restaurant and brewery, this time on Divisadero. He's still jumping through the hoops of the permit process, but if all goes to plan, he'll open Barrel Head Brew House in an old auto body shop in the Western Addition.

Outer Richmond will welcome Cassava Bakery + Cafe this Monday. Tablehopper says to expect Ritual Roasters coffee alongside breakfast and lunch dishes from the former pop-up duo chef Kristoffer Toliao (Luce) and his wife Yuka Loroi (Starbelly).

Something we missed for last week: Eater SF confirms that after only six months Le Bordeaux has shuttered. While the restaurant was sans liquor license upon opening, they did eventually secure one, but it wasn't enough. Au revoir.

Also, a closure from earlier this year. Tablehopper learns, via a reader, that the Mission's Deli-Up Cafe has been closed since early 2012.

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