DOGPATCH - Warming up the Dogpatch is this arty new signage at Mr. & Mrs. Miscellaneous. Who wants waffle cones? [EaterWire]
FOOD FESTS - We've been keeping you right on top of breaking food vendor developments at Outside Lands. And now comes the finalized list with Out the Door, Anchor & Hope, Three Twins organic ice cream, Spicy Pie (thin crust pizza), Earthly Delights, Little Village Produce (smoothies), Tacolicious, Rosamunde Sausage Grill, Grumpy's, Primo's Parrilla, New Ganges, Full of Life Flatbread, Split Pea Seduction, Gordo Taqueria and Global Gourmet as the latest additions to the "Taste of the Bay" food area. In wine news, Robert Sinskey, Wind Gap, Palmina, A.P. Vin, Pine Ridge, Long Meadow Ranch, Parducci & Paul Dolan, A Donkey and Goat and Berryessa Gap have all joined "Wine Lands." Compare to Dixie cups full of beer and chicken on a stick and know that tickets are still available here.
BERKELEY - Big news came in over the VeganWire today, folks; and it looks like "the world’s best vegetarian space-age diner," Saturn Cafe is getting painfully close to opening; in related news, the punk rock vegan bakery next door called Cinnaholic will be opening on Saturday. [Vegansaurus!]
THE MISSION - Don't get too excited yet, but Signore Lucchesi has mentioned that New Orleans' famed music venue, Preservation Hall, is trying to open a venue on Valencia Street. Jack Knowles of A Cote is involved and, if all goes smoothly, he'll open a NOLA-style restaurant right next door. [ISSF]
THE MISSION EXTRA - SFoodie reports that Local Mission has traded in its fixed price menu for an a la carte arrangement. Upping the accessibility, every dish will be available in appetizer or main course size and you can see what we're talking about right here on the Web site. [SFoodie]
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