James Beard Award-Recognized Restaurateurs Behind Cassava Plan Richmond District Wine Bar

James Beard Award-Recognized Restaurateurs Behind Cassava Plan Richmond District Wine Bar

Yuka Ioroi and Kris Toliao, co-house owners of Cassava in North Beach, are searching for associates to open up a wine bar in the Richmond District. The couple operated their cafe out of the room at 3519 Balboa Road for a comprehensive 10 years right before relocating from the Richmond District to the restaurant’s present house at 401 Columbus Avenue in Oct 2022.

Now in accordance to a put up on Instagram, the co-entrepreneurs, who are semifinalists for the James Beard Award for Outstanding Restaurateur this year, are on the hunt for partners to enable regulate and function a wine bar in the aged Balboa area. “We imagine lighter bites, typical and exquisite wine and soothing ambiance,” the put up reads.

All-you-can-consume Indian buffet is back again in action

Congrats to anyone who referred to as Star India Restaurant on Geary Boulevard asking about the return of the restaurant’s all-you-can-consume-buffet. Owner Sukh Kaur tells the San Francisco Normal the cafe will as soon as once more offer the lunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. right after fielding “10 to 15 calls a working day from clients asking if the buffet was back on.”

Hayes Valley bar provides a daytime sandwich menu

4-thirty day period-aged Hayes Valley bar and restaurant Gambit Lounge is adding a lunchtime menu of sandwiches and salad as of February 25. In an e mail, co-proprietor Cezar Kusik claims the bar and restaurant will now be open up from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. serving an eclectic range of sandwiches which include the Sobieski (white kielbasa, Sonoma Brinery kraut, mustard, cwikla) and the Marvin Lee Aday (meatloaf, beet barbecue sauce, gouda, fried shallots, mushroom escabeche).

Castro District bar closes briefly for updates

It’s been about a year due to the fact the sultry Foyer Bar opened in the Castro District and to mark the anniversary, operator Blake Seely states the bar will near for about a week to get a style refresh including new seating and other furnishings. The bar will shut Monday, February 27 with plans to reopen on Friday, March 3 at 5 p.m. Assume a new cocktail and food items menu, as effectively.

Vegetarian diner closes Oakland outpost — once more

East Bay Nosh studies that Saturn Cafe, which reopened in early 2022 following closing down about two a long time prior, has as soon as once again long gone darkish. The outlet reviews the vegetarian diner regarded for serving classic fare this kind of as nachos, fries, milkshakes, and sandwiches probable closed again in Oct. It was found within the Adeline Food stuff Hall in Oakland.