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April Bloomfield Around Town; New Chinatown Noodles

[Photo: Tosca Café/Facebook]

SAN FRANCISCO—As Tosca Café hits its grand opening day, the Wall Street Journal tailed chef April Bloomfield around town as she hit up Boulette's Larder, the UN Plaza farmers market, Avedano's, Bernal Cutlery and Cowgirl Creamery. Bloomfield, like everyone else in the city, is trying to find an apartment. [WSJ]

CHINATOWNHouse of Nanking has some competition with the opening of House of Xian Dumpling directly next door, where an old man makes hand-pulled noodles and a variety of dumplings from inside a glass display. [Inside Scoop]

INNER RICHMOND—Which bun is porkiest? Explore nine different Inner Richmond pork buns by taste, price and bread-to-meat ratio (and get really hungry in the process). [The Bold Italic]

NOPA—Two new restaurants could be on the way to Divisadero, where the owner of the property at 650 Divis is considering swapping out the Alouis Auto Radiator building for a new construction project (and potential roofdeck). [Haighteration]