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Traci Des Jardins Warming Up to Pitch Public House, Mijita for Opening Day (Updated)

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Catching up with status updates and openings on both sides of the Bay.

SoMa: Perennial All-Star Traci Des Jardins is having a party at the ballpark for her new Public House bar and Mijita taquería on the 31st, and is set to open in time for the Giants' first home exhibition game while chef Brandon Jew says Bar Agricole will definitely be open by June.

Polk: Kinani Ahmed has plans to build out his Jebena coffee and tea cafe, including an expanded space and menu featuring traditional Ethiopian brews, crêpes and gelato set to debut this summer.

Mission: El Herradero is moving out to make way for Commonwealth, the new project from Mission Street Food, which is at $5,835 of it's $10,000 fundraising goal (Update: Turns out that Commonwealth may not be on the fast track, with Mission Street Food's Anthony Myint not returning calls. The online fundraising effort is due to finish May 5th); Grub Street confirms Café Prague is out, The Sycamore from Elizabeth and Timothy Ryan will be in.

Berkeley: Jennifer Millar of Sweet Adeline's Bakeshop and Thomas Schnetz of Doña Tomas are working together to open a New York-style pizzeria, Addie's Pizza Pie; Christian Geideman plans to offer "izakaya," and here's hoping it does better than a similar experiment from Nombe in San Francisco; Anja Voth is opening a German bakery in West Berkeley; and Gordo Taqueria and Pinkberry are opening new outposts next door to each other on Telegraph, while BurgerMeister is set to open a new location on Shattuck today.

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