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Outdoor Seats En Route For Mayhem, An Arepa Lady Comeback, SoMa Farmers Markets, More!

AL FRESCO WIRE - The Mission's Venezuelan quick-service hit Pica Pica has applied for outdoor seating. Mr. Eric Sir speculates: "I’m assuming the only space to squeeze six tables would be along 15th, though the sidewalk there is not terribly wide." Meanwhile Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem is "currently building out a giant outdoor patio with terraced seating so you can spend lazy Sunday's drinking outdoors and watching a Giants game." [MrEricSir, Uptown Almanac]

AREPA WIRE - From the Chowhounders comes word the "sainted" Arepa Lady may be making an appearance at the Street Food Festival and Conference coming up at the end of August. [Chowhound]

MARKET WIRE - Inside Scoop has the list of vendors at the Mint Plaza Farmers’ Market returning this Friday. There's also a brand new “pocket market” beginning on Yerba Buena Lane tomorrow morning. [ISSF]

THE EMBARCADERO - GrubStreet has the plans for a proposed condo project that will include two TBD restaurants if it comes to fruition. It goes before the Planning Commission on Thursday for its initial review. [GrubStreet]

CHEF SHUFFLES - From the EBX regarding Sea Salt in Berkeley: "Ex-Plouf chef Thomas Weibull is now in charge of Sea Salt’s dinner service, while Chris Keeley, formerly of Rose’s Café on Union Street, has taken over the daytime kitchen (lunch, weekend brunch)." [EBX]

Inside Pica Pica. [Photo: Naseema Khan]

Pica Pica Maize Kitchen

1401 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA