Michael Mina Closing RN74 for Ayesha Curry's International Smoke Concept

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Seating and the Market Board at RN74. Photo courtesy of RN74.

News broke last week in the SF Business Times that Michael Mina is partnering with Ayesha Curry to open ~INTERNATIONAL SMOKE~ in the ~RN74~ space (obviously they aren’t too worried about that sinking Millennium Tower). She did a successful pop-up at MINA Test Kitchen last year, and they are opening two more International Smoke locations together: one at The Street, A Michael Mina Social House, in Hawaii, this summer, and then Los Angeles in 2018.

According to a follow-up email from the Mina team, menu highlights will include Around the World Pork Ribs (Korean, St. Louis, and al pastor-style ribs paired with salads and slaws); Thai-style barbecue shrimp chile (coconut broth, toasted peanuts, tofu, peas), served with coconut curry cornbread; and The Royal BBQ Platter (slow-cooked char siu pork shoulder, Sobel Bros. pastrami, pollo a la brasa, spicy merguez sausage), served with purple Peruvian potato salad, braised mustard greens, and double-dipped onion rings. Stand by for updates about when the transition will start and RN74 is closing. 301 Mission St. at Fremont.