GUEST CHEFS - Mark Denham will be filling in at Contigo from October 12th to the 30th as owners Elan and Brett Emerson go to Spain for their honeymoon. Meanwhile his Bishop remains homeless. [Tablehopper]
CHEF SHUFFLES - Jocelyn Bulow left Chez Papa Resto last year and now comes word that chef David Bazirgan is out as well. He's stepping up his game to take over for Jennie Lorenzo at Fifth Floor. [ISSF]
FOR SALE - Oakland's reigning champ of brightly colored truffles, Sterling Confections has gone on the market. SFoodie has the full scoopage. [SFoodie]
MENU REVEALS - Now that Grand Cafe is offering jazz on Fridays and Saturdays and serving food until 1 a.m. we thought we'd pass on the new menu here.
[Photo: In Praise of Sardines]