Ms. Juanita More has restaurant plans
Drag queen Juanita More is trying to open a restaurant in Mid-Market, called Compton’s. It would be an LGTBQ space that pays tribute to Gene Compton's Cafeteria, which was located a block away and the site of a transgender riot in 1966. More is planning American diner food, as well as a stage for performances. Hoodline reports that the project is pending permitting approval.
Mama's spin-off no more
Sad news for line-waiters at Mama’s on Washington Square: The hot breakfast spot has thrown in the towel on its Vallejo Street spinoff. What killed the project? The impossibility of dealing with SF’s permitting office. Owners are looking for alternate potential locations, Inside Scoop reports.
The Halal Guys need your money
The impending arrival of NYC street meat vendor The Halal Guys has got everyone in the Bay Area pretty psyched, but the arrival is taking longer than anticipated. Now, in a new twist, the restaurant is asking for crowdfunded “investors.” If you give $100, you’ll get $130 in credit at the upcoming SF and Berkeley locations, and higher donations get you more money. Check out all the details here.
Lemonade Walnut Creek coming very soon
The Walnut Creek Lemonade has set an opening date. Thursday, October 13 will bring seasonal salads, mains, sandwiches, and more.
DoorDash now delivers Whole Foods prepared foods
Deliver app DoorDash has partnered with Whole Foods to deliver prepared meals on demand. For now it’s launching in the Bay Area, New York City, and Austin.