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Hungry for news? GAYOT has the restaurant news you want to read on openings, closings, special events, and more. Learn everything you need to know about the restaurants in San Francisco here.

NEW RESTAURANTS IN SAN FRANCISCO

Chef Joshua Skenes of Saison has expanded with a new, seafood-focused concept, Angler Chef Joshua Skenes of Saison has expanded with a new, seafood-focused concept, Angler, on the Embarcadero (in the former Chaya Brasserie space). The restaurant features a raw bar, along with wood-fired dishes like giant octopus, scorpion fish, California king crab, whole pastured chicken and bone-in porterhouse. Angler, 132 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94105, 415-872-9442.
 
Piri Pica brings casual Portuguese cooking to the Mission. Chef Telmo Faria, a native of the Azores, has enjoyed much success with his first, more upscale venture Uma Casa, located in Noe Valley; this new restaurant is a venture with London expat Khalid Mushasha of Lolinda. With Piri Pica, Faria and Mushasha hope to bring piri piri chicken – flame-grilled chicken marinated in a blend of punchy flavors, including the piri piri chili pepper for which the dish is named – to the San Francisco mainstream, along with other fast-casual Portuguese dishes that include shrimp, pork and vegetables. Piri Pica, 590 Valencia St., San Francisco, CA 94110, 415-800-7994.
 


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NOTEWORTHY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Greens Revived
Vegetarian standout Greens restaurant has re-opened after being temporarily closed due to a small fire. Greens, Fort Mason, 2 Marina Blvd., Bldg. A, San Francisco, CA 94123, 415-771-6222.
 

UPDATES ON BAY AREA CHEFS

Beau de Bois has been named bar and spirits manager at The Restaurant at Meadowood, joining the team helmed by executive chef Christopher Kostow. The Restaurant at Meadowood, Meadowood Napa Valley, 900 Meadowood Ln., St. Helena, CA 94574, 707-967-1205.
 

SAN FRANCISCO RESTAURANT CLOSINGS

Camino in Oakland will close in December 2018 after 10 years in business. Camino, 3917 Grand Ave., Oakland, CA 94610, 510-547-5035.
 
Celeb chef Preeti Mistry has closed her restaurant Navi Kitchen in Emeryville. Navi Kitchen, 5000 Adeline St., Emeryville, CA 94608, no phone.
 
Michel Bistro, the Provencal-style brasserie/gastropub in Oakland, has closed Michel Bistro, the Provencal-style brasserie/gastropub in Oakland's Grand Lake district, has shuttered. Michel Bistro, 3343 Lakeshore Ave., Oakland, CA 94610, no phone.
 

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