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REVAMPS- 19th Street's reigning purveyor of boba and Japanese sweets, Chamalyn has recently completed a remodel. Check out the new look here and here. [Mission Loc@l, Yelp]

REVAMPS EXTRA- Didn't see this coming. 7x7 reports "Pizza Inferno now carries the largest selection of draft beers on Fillmore and has a VPN certified pizzaiolo." There are "33 Naples-inspired organic, authentic 12” pizzas" made with 00 flour. If you're tried the new pizzas, tell us about it here please . [7x7]

CHEF SHUFFLES- YumSugar finds out who the new chef at Delfina shall be, since their former chef of 8 years, Matthew Gandin left. Chef-owner Craig Stoll has recruited Dylan Montano from Traci Des Jardins' Tahoe restaurant Manzanita. In other new, the Flour + Water team is bringing on former Manresa sous chef Michael Gaines to work with Thomas McNaughton on the menu at the forthcoming Central Kitchen project. [YumSugar, ISSF]

BERKELEY - The cult-followed Birdland has migrated from underground eatery-music venue to private members only club, and now they're up and running in the former Cafe Yesterday on University Street. Birdland founder "The Birdman" says "it’s hard to top the garage band nights" of yore, but this show must certainly go on. [B]

POP-UPS - SFoodie's W. Blake Gray takes a few bites of the "rich bar food" Justin Navarro serves during his ?The Galley pop-up at Valencia St.'s pseudo dive bar, Clooney's. He likes the French onion sandwich. He "devours" it, actually. [SFoodie]

THE SHUTTER - Sebastopol's Pizzavino 707 said goodbye over the weekend. But not to worry! The new taker is already on the way with "two restaurants with two kitchens and one name" Inside Scoop adds it's slated to be "an intriguing combo of Asian street food and Italian classics." [ISSF, Press Dem]

WINE WIRE - With Mumm Napa officially bringing in its first 2011 grapes from the field this morning, the annual wine harvest has kicked off in the Napa Valley. [TCB]


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