Foxsister will become Great Gold
The 24th Street restaurant from chef Brandon Kirksey will flip from its first life serving lively Korean drinking food to Great Gold, a ““modern, American-Italian, wine-focused, neighborhood restaurant,” according to Tablehopper. No word yet on when Foxsister will close to make the switch, but a help wanted ad mentions August as a targeted opening.
Boot and Shoe goes all day
Starting July 6 the Grand Ave. restaurant will offer counter service all day with coffee, tea, pastries, small plates like salmon rilletes, and large dishes like an egg and avocado sandwich. They’ll also serve beer, wine, and cocktails, plus slices of square pizza on the weekend. Hours for counter service breakfast and lunch are now 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday; weekend brunch and counter service from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. on Saturday-Sunday.
A fun look at some Lithuanian dumplings
Check out the process for making Lithuanian dumplings at Alameda’s Mama Papa Lithuania. Berkelyside has a cool video showing how it’s done.
Eat tacos made by chefs at Nyum Bai, RT Rotisserie and more
Tacolicious is hosting its annual guest chef series at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. This year marks 10 years for the market, and 10 years for Tacolicious, which got its start there. All proceeds support CUESA’s Food Wise Teens program as part of mission of the Tacolicious School Project. Each chef will create a taco that reflects their cuisine, like a chicken kelaguen taco with spicy aioli, shredded lettuce, fresh coconut from Prubechu’s Shawn Naputi. Check out the lineup below, with dates:
July 11 | Thomas Odermatt, Roli Roti
July 18 | Sarah and Evan Rich, RT Rotisserie
July 25 | Nite Yun, Nyum Bai
August 1 | Melissa Perfit, Ayala
August 8 | Melissa King
August 15 | Shawn Naputi, Prubechu
August 22 | Kasem Saengsawang, Farmhouse Thai
August 29 | Michael Mina and Ayesha Curry, International Smoke