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Bottle Cap Sheds Plywood in North Beach, Cosecha in Oakland, Sightglass in SoMa, More

NORTH BEACH - The shuttered Washbag's new life as Bottle Cap will begin tomorrow with a soft-launch of dinner service. Bar manager Pete Gowdy says the soft-launch period will last though Saturday. They're still training staff and everything, so if you want a better overall experience, wait until after the grand opening next Tuesday. [EaterWire]

OLD OAKLAND - Chez Panisse alum Dominica Rice is getting ready to open her California-influenced Mexican cafe Cosecha this Friday. The teaser images of food on her website give a great idea of what to expect. Facebook has some shots of a pre-opening test meal. [EaterWire]

SOMA - Tablehopper says Sightglass Coffee (270 Seventh Street) will be opening on Monday with two brew bars, two crazy sophisticated espresso machines and treats from Firebrand, Tell Tale Preserve Co. and Hooker's Sweet Treats. The upstairs portion should open up in about a month. Website here. [Tablehopper]

SOMA EXTRA - Princeton grad/real estate investor/newbie restaurateur Matt Semmelhack will be opening a restaurant called AQ at 7th and Mission later this summer. Here's his blog, to tell you a lot about it. [GrubStreet]

GUERNEVILLE - The owner of boon eat + drink is one of the folks behind Big Bottom Market, slated to open up this month on Main Street. The biz will vend fancy sandwiches, housemade biscuits, high-end groceries, wine and single origin coffee. The name references the knick name for Guerneville in the 1860's, not what you were thinking of, silly. [ISSF]

SUTRO HEIGHTS - Margaret Cho's beloved Louis' will be reopening on August 3rd, sporting a new commitment to green living and the same very beautiful views. [TRB]

AQ Restaurant & Bar

1085 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103 415-341-9000 Visit Website

Bottle Cap

2403 12th Avenue South, , TN 37204 (615) 915-0732 Visit Website

Sightglass Coffee

7051 Willoughby Avenue, , CA 90038 (323) 763-8588 Visit Website

Chez Panisse

1517 Shattuck Avenue, , CA 94709 (510) 548-5525 Visit Website

Bottle Cap

1707 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA

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