The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the
San Francisco restaurant scene.
Eater's Carolyn A.
(via Agro Panhandler
) learns of a former Beach Chalet staffer, Ivan Hopkinson, who hopes to take over 1785 Fulton and turn it into the Fulton Street Brewpub
, with a mission similar to that of Magnolia. Hopkinson appears to be connected to something called Shipwreck Breweries
also reports that Spuntino
(1957 Union, 931-6410, www.spuntinosf.com
), the cheese-and-wine store attached to Ottimista Enoteca, has just gotten the permits to add a wine tasting bar.
Paolo L. at Inside Scoop
spots a liquor license application indicating that the owners of
Frascati are taking over Iluna Basque (701 Union) and renaming it Campanula Kitchen and Bar
. Just FYI: Iluna Basque hasn't shut yet.
1957 Union, San Francisco, CA