You guys, there are so many openings that went down over the past ten days. Let's not let Hakkasan and M.Y. China eclipse everything. Here's a rundown of what's new on the books in the Bay Area restaurant scene.
1) Oakland: Miss Ollie's large footprint matches its big soul. Chef Sarah Kirnon injects a colorful combination of curry goat, fried chicken, old school Haitian music, and daily specials inspired by her Barbadian nationality into Oakland's Swan Marketplace. The rundown on new hours of operation is here. [Facebook, ISSF]
3) The Mission Extra: Guatemala-based chicken chain Pollo Campero opens today at noon on Mission Street. Take a look at the full menu here on their website. [EaterWire]
4) Castro: Sports-themed gay bar Hi Tops opened last Saturday, with 16 flat screen TVs, and a food menu created by Jamie Lauren. Apparently the bacon burger and fried chicken are "winners." [GrubStreet]
5) Oakland Extra: Tablehopper has a great summary of a slew of new Oakland openings, including the arepa-heavy Victory Burger, Sweet Bar Bakery, and Hot Pot House. [Tablehopper]
6) Upper Haight: Sunrise Deli unveiled its sunny mural and falafel balls on Haight Street last Tuesday. [Uppercasing]
7) Guerneville: A new Korean-American diner called Hi Five has started serving zany menu items like kimchi pierogies and "Korean fried crack" with vanilla slaw, on Main Street in Guerneville. [BiteClubEats]