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St. Vincent Gets Brunch; Des Jardins' New Spot Gets Name

MISSION—Wine hotspot St. Vincent has debuted brunch service for Saturdays only (with Sundays to follow once things get going). From noon to 3pm, expect a variety of fancy toasts, plus dishes like scrapple, oysters on the half shell and rye waffles. (Here's the brunch menu.) [Tablehopper]

PRESIDIO—Traci des Jardins is so far keeping mum on details of her upcoming Spanish-influenced Presidio restaurant, but she has announced a name: The Commissary. A military term that means a store for provisions, the name is a nod to the area's history as an Armed Forces base. Des Jardins is still targeting a spring opening for the new spot. [Inside Scoop]

NOPA—Divisadero hangout Oasis Cafe closed for removations back in August, but they're now back in business with authentic Ethiopian and Eritrean cuisine in addition to ordinary coffee shop fare like breakfast and sandwiches. [Haighteration]

LOWER HAIGHT—The former site of Al-Fanoose and Ali Baba's Cave has new life in the form of sushi spot Raijin, which opened over the weekend. The extensive menu features classic Americanized rolls along with noodles, sashimi, fish tacos and much much more. [Haighteration]