Back in December I mentioned this upcoming coffee bar, ~GRAND COFFEE~, that is opening in the historic Grand Theater building in the Mission. If they pass their inspections this Thursday, they hope to have a soft opening over the upcoming weekend. To recap, the café is from Nabeel Silmi, a bartender who is going to be integrating a bartending approach to the barista craft, like shaking the iced coffees in a cocktail shaker (like a caffè shakerato in Italy). The coffee will be from Four Barrel, the machine is a La Marzocco paddle group, the tea is from Red Blossom Tea, and there will also be an egg cream on the menu, using seltzer from the Seltzer Sisters. You can keep track of the café’s progress on their Twitter feed. Hours will be Mon-Fri 7am-7pm, and Sat-Sun 8am-7pm.