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Bar Dogwood Is Expanding; Squat & Gobble's Recipe Hunt

Bar Dogwood, soon to be bigger.
Bar Dogwood, soon to be bigger.
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UPTOWN OAKLANDBar Dogwood, which made headlines for having its windows smashed by protesters last week, has some much happier news to share: owner Alexeis Filipello is going to expand the space into the retail area next door. [Diablo Dish]

LOWER HAIGHT—Do you have a great gluten-free crepe recipe burning a hole in your notebook? Squat & Gobble will give you $300 and 12 dinners for two for it. [Haighteration]

SAN JOSE—Brazilian steakhouse chain Fogo de Chão, which has locations in most major U.S. cities, is making its first Northern California play: it'll open a branch at Santana Row early next year. [EaterWire]

ALAMEDA—Further news from the chain gang: Five Guys will open a location at the location at the South Shore Center in the next few months. The nearest one to SF remains the location at San Bruno's Shops at Tanforan. [EaterWire]

CASTROSliderBar launched brunch this weekend, with breakfast sliders like chicken & waffles, huevos rancheros, and bacon and egg. It's available from 10 am-3 pm on weekends. They're also doing $12 bottomless mimosas, because it's now law to offer bottomless mimosas at brunch in the Castro. [EaterWire]

UNION SQUARE—Pie and cocktails may not seem like the most obvious pairing, but Burritt Room + Tavern and Three Babes Bakeshop are teaming up to make it happen on Wednesday with $5 slices and paired drinks. [Facebook]

THE MISSION—Dear Mom is getting a double dose of pop-up this weekend, as Ante Meridian, from Michael Mina chef Anthony Yang, takes the Saturday brunch shift, while Myriad Gastropub, Trish Tracey's forthcoming SOMA restaurant, will handle Sunday dinner duty. [EaterWire]

HAYES VALLEY—And finally, Go Getters Deli has changed its name to Don Agapito's. They've introduced more Mexican dishes to the menu, so the swap makes sense. [Hayeswire]