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THE SHUTTER - The phone line at Morph (5344 Geary Blvd) is disconnected, the restaurant is dark during hours of business, and all signs point to a closure at the 15-month old Outer Richmond Thai fusion bistro. [EaterWire]

LEGAL STUFF - Effective today, two very special exceptions have been made to the Mission's Planning Code Alcohol Restrictions. The Roxie will henceforward be allowed to serve beer and wine, and the forthcoming Mission Bowling Club will be allowed to serve all manner of booze. Time for a drink, eh? [Mission Mission]

MMM AMPHIBIANS- NBC's new Good Taste column discovers a frog dessert in town. Apparently snow frog, and also tortoise jelly, appear in several desserts at the Inner Richmond's Kowloon Ton Dessert Cafe (393 Seventh Ave.) "Both are said to aid in respiratory ailments and promote better skin. The mixed fruits tortoise jelly is the number four seller"—beating out ice cream and crepes—and has a "markedly bitter and herbaceous flavor." [NBC]

COMING ATTRACTIONS - The lineup has been announced for the next Chefs Holidays at The Ahwahnee in Yosemite (Jan. 9-Feb. 2). As usual, it includes some local talent: David Bazirgan of Fifth Floor, Ryan Scott of Brunch Drunk Love, Jen Biesty of Scala’s Bistro, Sean Baker of Gather and Peg Smith and Sue Connolly of Cowgirl Creamery in Pt. Reyes are all on board, along with former A16 chef Daniel Holzman, now of the Meatball Shop in New York. During each chef's visit, guests can partake in cooking classes and demos, chef receptions, and a four-course dinner paired with wines from local vintners. Notable moderators include Bon Appétit Editor-in-Chief Barbara Fairchild the James Beard House’s Izabela Wojcik. Take a look at the full schedule, here. [EaterWire]

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12 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 415 348 1555


5344 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA

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