Open/Shut Report: The Week's Restaurant Launches and Closures

Let them eat cake … later. In this week's report, Hayes Valley/Civic Center said goodbye to Citizen Cake, in a closing is prep for the yet-to-launch Pac Heights location at 2125 Fillmore, long home to lauded Vivande. In other crumbelievable news, Lower Haight got some sad and sudden news that Roland's Bakery is dark due to a reported dispute with the landlord.


• Let the Wall Street Journal decide whether Oakland's Temescal District is the Bay Area's new Gourmet Ghetto ― we'll be too busy checking out tonight's opening of (by ex-South chef Josh Woodall) of SR24, 5179 Telegraph (at 51st St.), Oakland, (510) 655-9300


• Already the site of Creole Soups and Such three days a week, Annie's Bistro (2819 California at Divisadero) will turn fully Creole ― day and night ― by April (via Tablehopper)

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