Very merry holidays to all. See you back here on Monday, bright and early.
SAN FRANCISCO—Earlier in the week, a pretty good comment thread came about when discussing the standby restaurants and the saddest closings of the past decade. Zagat takes a stab at naming the best new restaurants of the decade, based on its mysterious ratings. In order: Cyrus, Kaygetsu, Coi, Michael Mina, Manresa, Canteen, Quince, Tartine Bakery, Redd and Aziza. [Zagat]
COW HOLLOW—As noted by UrbanDaddy, Cultive Frozen Yogurt is now up and running in the old Jamba Juice spot on the corner of Union and Buchanan. It's a self-serve froyo chain based in Davis. 1998 Union Street; 415-345-8865 website [EaterWire]
TOP CHEFFAGE— The Voltaggio Brothers have launched a new weekly web-based video series that will focus on their "favorite ingredients, techniques, and gadgets." [Eater National]