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Pearl's, Biergarten & Lite Bite All Hope To Open in August

COW HOLLOW - See here, the exterior at Union Street's Lite Bite is coming together. They're hiring right now, finishing up the interior, and the hope is to open in August. Website here. [EaterWire]

PROXY - Although the Suppenküche Biergarten anticipated some soft opening activity this week, owner Aaron Hulme says they're now in a bit of a holding pattern due to various City red tape issues. The hope is that you'll be slugging beers and pretzel sandwiches before the end of the month. [EaterWire]

MID-MARKET - The folks behind Pearl's Deluxe Burgers' expansion to 1001 Market St. are taking over the space this week, with plans to open before the end of the month. [EaterWire]

MARINA - Super Duper has started construction at its new Chestnut St. outpost. It should open sometime in late September/early October. [EaterWire]

TENDERLOIN - The old Original Joe's space at 144 Taylor Street is turning into a theater company called PianoFight Theater Company. They do have plans for a bar and some sort of cafe or restaurant. No ETA yet. [ISSF]

SOMA - De La Paz will open an espresso bar/roastery in the former art gallery at 1081 Mission St. and 7th St. Tablehopper notes its just up the street from the new Sightglass. De La Paz will have 2,000 square feet to Sightglass' 7,000. Both have horseshoe-shaped bars. [Tablehopper]

SOMA EXTRA - LiveSoma reports that Soma Restaurant and Bar has moved into the former Little Joe's space on Fifth Street. So far, minor interior retouches have been made, but the vintage woodwork remains intact. [LiveSoma]

SOMA XXTRA - GrubStreet adds that the shuttered The Room Ultra Lounge Space (101 Sixth St.) has been taken over by former partners from Triple Crown and CAV wine bar. That's all we've got for now. [GrubStreet]

OAKLAND - UrbanDaddy says a "serious" cocktail joint with a "blue collar edge" called Make Westing is opening near the Fox Theater next week. They've got two bocce courts in back. [UrbanDaddy]

RUTHERFORD - After many years of sitting and waiting, the empty former La Toque spot will be taken over by Alex Italian Restaurant. Former Bottega chef Nick Ritchie has been brought on to oversee a menu of Liguria-inspired fare. [ISSF]


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1796 Union Street, San Francisco, CA

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