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May 2019 Archive

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RESTAURANT NEWS

Openings

ONE65 Patisserie & Boutique has opened in Union Square Occupying six floors in San Francisco’s Union Square, culinary destination ONE65 is the vision of chef/partner Claude Le Tohic (former executive chef at Joël Robuchon Restaurant, Las Vegas). ONE65 Patisserie & Boutique, the first of four French-inspired restaurants, has made its debut on the first floor. Soon to follow will be ONE65 Bistro (opening May 24), Elements at ONE65 (opening May 24) and O’ by Claude Le Tohic (opening June 6). ONE65, 165 O'Farrell St., San Francisco, CA 94102, 415-814-8888.
 
Akira Back Steak will be the first San Francisco restaurant from chef Akira Back Akira Back Steak will be the first San Francisco restaurant from chef Akira Back, who has establishments around the world, including Kumi Japanese Restaurant + Bar and Yellowtail Japanese Restaurant & Lounge on the Las Vegas Strip. The upscale steakhouse will take over the former Infusion Lounge space in Union Square. Akira Back Steak, 124 Ellis St., San Francisco, CA 94102, no phone.
 
Daniel Patterson's Alta Restaurant Group will turn the former space of Aster into Prubechu, the Guamanian restaurant from Shawn Naputi and Shawn Camacho. Prubechu, 1001 Guerrero St., San Francisco, CA 94110, no phone.
 
Chef Thomas McNaughton of Mission hot-spot flour + water will open spin-off restaurant flour + water pizzeria. Look for a Spring 2019 opening. flour + water pizzeria, 700 Valencia St., San Francisco, CA 94110, no phone.
 

News Bytes

Top Father's Day Restaurants for June 16
Treat the man of the house to a special meal on Father’s Day. GAYOT has rounded up the Best Father's Day Restaurants to take Dad to dine on June 16, 2019.
 
Chef/restaurateur Michael Mina will open a restaurant in the former Guaymas space Michael Mina Expands to Tiburon
Chef/restaurateur Michael Mina will open a restaurant in the former Guaymas space in Tiburon. The name and concept have not yet been announced. Guaymas, 5 Main St., Tiburon, CA 94920, 415-435-6300.
 

Chef Shuffle

Aster has shuttered following the departure of chef Brett Cooper. It is reported that he's headed to Los Angeles. Aster, 1001 Guerrero St., San Francisco, CA 94110, no phone.
 

Closings

Blowfish Sushi to Die For in the Mission has closed after more than two decades in business. Blowfish Sushi to Die For, 2170 Bryant St., San Francisco, CA 94110, no phone.
 
Jardinière closed after dinner service on April 27, 2019 After more than two decades, Jardinière closed after dinner service on April 27, 2019. Chef Traci Des Jardins, one of GAYOT's Best Female Chefs in the U.S., will focus on her more casual restaurants, including Arguello, The Commissary, Mijita and Public House. Jardinière, 300 Grove St., San Francisco, CA 94102, no phone.
 
Known for years for providing fresh Mexican cuisine in a homey atmosphere, Doña Tomás in Oakland will close at the end of summer 2019. Chef Doña Savitsky plans to open a similar restaurant later in the fall. Doña Tomás, 5004 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA 94609, 510-450-0522.
 

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