Venga is Coming, Jeremy Fox Just Stopping By

The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene.

Turnover turnabout: Inside Scoop reports on Manuel Godino's plans to move Venga Empanadas into its very own 10-seat brick-and-mortar at 443 Valencia (at 15th St.). Launch date: In about two weeks. SFoodie offers two words of advice for Godino: wheelchair ramp.

When did “guest chef” turn into “pop-up”? Maybe you've heard: Jeremy Fox is doing a pop-up at Atelier Crenn Mar. 28. That's sort of like saying that Herbert Blomstedt guest-conducting the New World symphony at Davies next week is a Dvořák pop-up.

Bar wars: Eater talks to Rye and 15 Romolo founders Jon Gasparini and Greg Lindgren, who seem to be challenging Bourbon and Branch for Total Barstool Dominance via still-emerging plans for a Eurobar at 603 Mission (at Jessie). It's on like ― whatever the European equivalent of Donkey Kong is.

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