In the past week, Shanghai, The Corner Store and another Roam Artisan Burgers opened across San Francisco, but there's so much more newness to chat about. Here now, a recap of the other spots that have recently graced the scene for the very first time.
1) Oakland: The long-awaited, Beauty's Bagel Shop opened on Sunday and sold out of bagels by noon. The shop, which specializes in hand-rolled, Montreal-style bagels, is now open every day of the week except Mondays. [EaterWire, Chowhound]
2) Berkeley: On Friday, Eric Shelton and Ruthie Planas-Shelton reopened Sketch Ice Cream after a three year break. The new location at 2080 Fourth Street serves the same signature "soft-serve-style" ice cream, along with a morning to afternoon menu that includes savory and sweet meal options, like Belgian waffles and empanadas. [EaterWire]
3) North Beach: 98-year-old bakery Victoria Pastry Co. has been at its new address on Filbert Street for about a week now. Their website details all the wedding cakes, and classic Italian sweets on offer. There's also an online store. [Tablehopper, EaterWire]
4) South Park: Small Foods is now open at 522 Second Street. The owner tells GrubStreet it is "sort of a gourmet 7-11, with a small café up front." [GrubStreet]
5) SoMa: The "ethereal," "aqua-exotic" Qi Ultra Lounge has started serving up drinks and beats at 917 Folsom Street. LiveSoma has a preview of its cocktails and golden origami crane installation. [LiveSoma]
6) Calistoga: Calistoga Kitchen (1107 Cedar Street) has a new juice bar and cafe, serving breakfast and lunch and available for private dining.
Beauty's Bagels' opening day. [Photo: Yelp/Keith R.]