Crustacean Is Shifting to a New Downtown San Francisco Location, Full With a New Secret Kitchen

Crustacean is preparing for a big move: After 32 years at its Polk Street location, the restaurant is nearing the end of its lease and is slated to move downtown to 191 Pine Street, reports the San Francisco Business Times. The new space will be larger at 5,686 square feet and will have a much larger kitchen. (And yes, the Business Times has confirmed that another “secret kitchen” will be built into the new location for chef Helene An.)

Construction on the new premises began last week and restaurant group House of An confirmed they plan to open the new location at the end of the year in time for the holiday season.

Silver Oak takes over a neighboring winery with a new purchase

Napa’s Silver Oak Cellars is poised to expand its local presence with the recent purchase of State Ranch Vineyard, which owns 36 acres of grapes, reports the San Francisco Chronicle. The selling price was not disclosed, but the move was seen as “a way to ensure there will be enough grapes for years to come”.

A food truck finds its permanent home

Cochinita served Yucatan food as a food truck for years, and now the San Francisco Standard reports that the owners are preparing their permanent South San Francisco restaurant to open in late April. The move will allow partners Karen Gonzalez and Sergio Albornoz to expand their menu by adding things like Yucatec tamales and Relleno Negro.

The Tai San restaurant is set to close after 30 years

Fans of Berkeley’s long-established Tai San restaurant have until the end of the month to visit before it closes for good, reports East Bay Nosh. The Elmwood restaurant opened in 1986 and serves Chinese take-out, but now the owner told the news outlet they were closing because “not enough business, rent, everything, you know! Everything.” Last business day is Tuesday 28 February.

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