Café Sophie Comes to the Castro

One more project for the soon-to-be-very-busy Josh Birch: he is currently remodeling and taking over the ~TAZZA D’AMORE~ space on 16th Street in the Castro, reopening it as ~CAFÉ SOPHIE~. There will be a variety of pressed sandwiches, pizzas, cheeses, and vegetable dishes, along with baked goods that will come from a baker at Orbit Room who has worked at Firebrand and the SFBI (San Francisco Baking Institue)—there will be quiches, scones, “pop tarts,” and other fresh-baked pastries. Birch is partnering with Hank Gold on the project. Hours will be 7am-9pm; the soft opening should be around Thursday June 16th or so. 3463 16th St. at Sanchez.