A good thing is about to get even better: Elisabeth Prueitt and Chad Robertson, owners of Tartine Bakery and Bar Tartine, have taken over the lease of the space directly adjacent to ~BAR TARTINE~ (the Hideo Wakamatsu store). And check out what’s going into the space: a custom-built brick oven. Inspired by London’s St. John Bread and Wine, Robertson will use the oven around the clock. (Although they wouldn’t tell me who the special oven builder is.) This means there will be an expanded baking program for the restaurant, which will include housemade breads and pies. Lunch is going to be added, serving sandwiches with meats that have been slow-roasted overnight. The expanded space also means there will be additional seating. Timing remains a big question mark, so stand by for more, but it will either be the end of the year or early next year.