Doc’s Clock is fundraising to move its sign
When Mission Street dive bar Doc’s Clock moved down the block from its original home last year over a rent dispute with a new landlord, it looked to have lost a custody battle over its classic neon sign. Now the bar says it can move the sign, but bar representatives say they need $20,000 to make it happen, and are fundraising on gofundme.
Bayou is closing, but Frjtz will move in
3412 17th Street restaurant Bay Creole Kitchen, which opened almost exactly a year ago, will close, making way for the Belgian eatery Frjtz. That casual restaurant around the corner on Valencia closed at the end of January due to a rent increase, but will now reopen after Bayou shutters.
ROOH cocktails at Pacific Cocktail Haven
Pacific Cocktail Haven is hosting a collaboration event tonight, Tuesday, with contemporary Indian restaurant ROOH and sponsor Campari. Expect ROOh’s flavors in cocktail form, with drinks like a Delhi Sour (with bourbon, Campari, Rose shrub, chickpea, bitters, and lemon) and a Bageecha (with gin, Cynar, asparagus, curry leaf, and lime), plus small bites from the restaurant. Event hours at the bar are 5 to 11 p.m. Part two — Pacific Cocktail Haven at ROOH — will be held later in the Spring.
Hong Kong-Style Tea Restaurant opening in Inner Richmond
Venus Cafe, which already has locations in San Jose and Berkeley, is opening in the former Wei Lee Chinese Food & Donuts space at 700 Clement in San Francisco. The Hong Kong-style cafe is known for dishes like its “Big Brother,” a pork cutlet and chicken wing with a fried egg.