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Absinthe Group Names Their SoMa Project; St. George Spirits Named Whisky Producer of the Year

Plus: a pop-up with an historical focus, some sad news out of the Haight and San Francisco is down to one remaining Fresh & Easy

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SOMA— Absinthe Group's Spanish spot at 888 Brannan has a name: Bellota, which is a reference to the acorns fed to Iberico pigs. [Inside Scoop]

THE MISSION— Allow one local blogger and an up-and-coming fishmonger take you on a culinary tour of North Beach while feeding you history and seafood at a pop-up dinner this Wednesday in the Mission. Menu items include an oyster bar and local crab. [EaterWire]

ALAMEDA— St. George Spirits was named "Craft Whisky Producer of the Year" by Whisky Magazine. [Whisky]

UPPER HAIGHT— Club Deluxe owner Jay Johnson passed away over the weekend, after a long battle with cancer. [Hoodline]

PORTOLA— The neighborhood's Fresh & Easy store is shuttering, leaving only the Richmond location at 32nd & Clement as the grocery chain's only remaining SF store. [SocketSite]