Expansions South of San Francisco

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At Pizzeria Delfina. Photo: © tablehopper.com.

Jose Calvo-Perez of Fresca and Pasión restaurants in San Francisco is expanding to Pacifica with ~PUERTO 27 PERUVIAN KITCHEN AND PISCO BAR~. He will be opening the restaurant in the Pacifica Beach Hotel, which used to house a Thai restaurant. The format will be Peruvian small plates served family style. The 140-seat, two-level space has great views (the upstairs will be a banquet area) and a spacious bar, which will specialize in pisco (running the bar program is Enrico Sanchez, previously at La Mar and Limón). They are just finishing a refresh of the space and plan to open in mid-January. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be served. 525 Crespi Dr. at Cabrillo Hwy., Pacifica.

Meanwhile, the rumor proved to be true: ~PIZZERIA DELFINA~ is expanding to Burlingame. The Scoop confirms the third pizzeria with their goldenrod logo will have 80 seats, a rear patio, and is targeting June 2013. 1444 Burlingame Ave. at El Camino Real, Burlingame.