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Comal, Copita, Fusebox, More—Now OPEN

Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, the Bay Area gets two more Mexican restaurants in the North and East Bay. The rest of this week's openings are also outside the 415. For the full rundown, read this here Friday Opening Report.
Inside Comal. [Photo: Facebook]

1) Berkeley: Teteles, tamales, tacos and tequila cocktails have officially arrived on Shattuck with today's opening of the 160+ seat Comal. Read all about it in the archives, and over on the website where all of the menus are now live. 2020 Shattuck, 510-926-6300. [EaterWire]

2) Sausalito: Copita, the new Mexican restaurant from Joanne Weir and Larry Mindel has fielded lots of opening week love. Check out the recipe for a Copita margarita on The Facebook for your weekend enjoyment. 739 Bridgeway, 415-331-7400. [EaterWire]

3) Oakland: Tablehopper has the pulse on Kitchen 388, which relaunched dinner service on Wednesday. Here's the website for a look at the menu of mains, tartines, salads and such. 388 Grand Ave., 510-893-3005. [EaterWire, Tablehopper]

4) West Oakland: Korean joint FuseBox opened yesterday, serving spicy-sweet fried chicken, pork-butt udon soup, bacon-wrapped mochi with pickled mustard seeds, and some "crazy good" ban chon and kim chee.Here's the Facebook with a bit more. 2311 A Magnolia, 510-444-3100. [Facebook, EBX]


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