Castro News: Finn Town from Ryan Scott, Weekday Brunch at Starbelly

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The patio at Starbelly. Courtesy of Starbelly.

There has been word of a project brewing in the Castro called ~FINN TOWN~, and now it has been revealed the project is from Ryan Scott and business partner Rick Hamer, who will be opening the “tavern with a twist” in early fall. There will be two full bars with two cocktail lists (from Fifty Fifty Cocktail Co.), dinner served late (all entrées will be $25 and under), and brunch. Sample dishes include Gruyère popovers, crab tater tots, and sweet tea-brined fried chicken. Jim Maxwell of Architects II is designing the space, which was previously the rotating door of Barracuda Sushi, Mandu Noodle House, and Jänchi Korean Gastropub. 2251 Market St. at Sanchez.

Weekday brunch, it’s a good thing, and ~STARBELLY~ will now be serving it Mon-Fri 11:30am-4pm. French toast, fried chicken, market scramble, pizza, Pimm’s Cups, and free WiFi. 3583 16th St. at Market, 415-252-7500.