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KC’s BBQ Is Back Up and Running at a New Location in Berkeley

Plus, SF’s only kosher bakery is expanding

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KC’s BBQ is open with limited hours

Ahead of a June 2nd grand (re)opening, KC’s BBQ is doing some limited preview hours in its new home, the former Meal Ticket space at 1235 San Pablo Avenue in Berkeley. That’s where Meal Ticket made way for KC’s as its owners retired, leaving room for the return of the 1968-founded barbecue restaurant, which was displaced by a fire in 2017. At the new KC’s, May hours are 12 to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday for barbecue, and Sunday for breakfast (no barbecue) from 10 a.m. to to 2 p.m.

SF’s only Kosher bakery is expanding

SoMa bakery Frena (née Taboon) will keep it kosher in the Outer Richmond, reportedly bringing its Iraqi and Isreali recipes for baked goods to 5549 Geary Boulevard in the former Emma’s Coffee House space. Stay tuned for more details as plans for the new location, still in their infancy, develop.

Cafe Boho is opens in the Marina

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A new cafe and restaurant at 3321 Steiner, Boho, is open for business: Partners Eileen Filmus and chef Andrei Busuev outlined their concept to Eater in March, and now they’ve made their debut, with cafe hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and dinner hours are 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday, and until 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. On Sunday, an all-day brunch is available from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Menus are online here.

Museum of Ice Cream extends run through the fall

The Museum of Ice Cream San Francisco, whose bright pink, Instagram-inducing installations arrived last fall, will be with us all summer and into the fall through September 3rd: More tickets ($38) to the experience, which includes a dip in a pool filled with sprinkles, go on sale Wednesday, May 9th, at 11 a.m. They’ve repeatedly sold out before, with the MOIC extending its run several times to generate/keep up with demand.

Ozumo open today in San Jose

SF’s Ozumo, opened in 2001, is now also San Jose’s: It’s now open there at 355 Santana Row, Suite 1010. At the new location, chef Salvador Alvarez, who trained under LA’s chef Katsuya Uechi of Katsu-ya, is serving izakaya-style dishes in a space complete with a lounge area and Japanese beer garden. Another new addition for San Jose: a Mono Cham Martini made with Grey Goose and rare Japanese baby peaches.