Out the Door Pac Heights Closes Permanently After 11 Years in San Francisco
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- A pioneer in Vietnamese and Californian cuisine, the Slanted Door will not reopen its fast-paced Pacific Heights spin-off, as announced on Instagram on Tuesday. The slanted San Ramon door is open, “from May 2021,” the post noted, but the Ferry Building’s flagship restaurant as well as the Ferry Building’s Out the Door counter have been in the dark for months. Further fueling fears about the future of the large restaurant collection, founder Charles Phan is selling his apartment in Pacific Heights, the Mercury News reports, in the market for $ 6.2 million.
- An ingenious new pizza kitchen opens in the Mission District this fall, after plans for a North Beach restaurant fail, reports the SF Chronicle. Shuggie’s Trash Pie & Natural Wine says it will make its pies with food waste, like using carrot leaves for chimichurri, excess milk from a local farm to make ricotta, and meat toppings. made from proteins such as jowl and pork smelt. The pair behind her, Kayla Abe and David Murphy, also own a business that marinates additional produce from farms, Ugly Pickle Co. Shuggie’s take over the old Velvet Cantina space at 3349 23rd Street, with seating for 48 people across the street. dining room and parklet. [SF Chronicle]
- In other good news, bagel maker and creamery Dogpatch Daily Driver is hosting a cheese event this Sunday, May 30, with very special guests – six baby goats from its West Marin farm, Toluma Farms. “Goat Day 2021” runs from 11 am to 2 pm, featuring beer from Magnolia Brewing, and of course wood-fired bagels, fried cheese curds and other specialties from the Daily Driver. Tickets cost $ 10 per person, with free admission for children under 10.
- Apparently, Los Angeles-based comedian and actor George Lopez thinks San Francisco needs ghost tacos. Lopez has partnered with Nextbite, a virtual restaurant management company that operates ghost kitchens for celebrities like Wiz Khalifa, to create the George Lopez Tacos-only delivery operation. According to a press release, the recipes for the tacos were created by Lopez himself, including the protein and salsas served. George Lopez Tacos will debut in San Francisco via delivery apps like UberEats and Grubhub on June 8.