The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the
San Francisco restaurant scene.
We'd seriously consider cashing out our 401(K) to be able to pay for dinner at Quince, except, well, it's become something of a personal pastime to predict when our current vested balance might hit $1,000. But according to Grub Street's Jay B., we may not have to wait that long to taste the glories of Michael Tusk's cooking, at least in streamlined form. Cotogna (490 Pacific), Tusk's casual spinoff ― the Cane Rosso to Quince's Coi, if you will ― should be open Nov. 4. Menu reveal TK.
Eater's Carolyn A. gets the word on Crêperie Saint Germain's weeks-old soft-launched FiDi cafe (1 Sansome, creperiesaintgermain.com). That makes it one of the rare pavement-cuisine vendors to execute the move from street to brick and mortar. Way to go, CSG.