Pronto kiosk; photo from Bar Bambino.
Eater confirms ~BATTER BAKERY~ and ~SQUARE MEALS~, a meal delivery service, are now open in the former Bombay Masala space on Polk Street. Eater has a link to the opening menu here, plus there is wine on tap, and bottled beers. 2127 Polk St. at Broadway, 415-674-1069.
Over in the Mission, ~BAR BAMBINO~ has launched the Pronto kiosk at the ODC (Oberlin Dance Collective). On offer: panini, pastries, and salads (check out the menu here), plus Sightglass coffee drinks, tea, and more. Open daily 9am-6pm (until 8:30pm when there is a performance). The kiosk will be out front during nice weather, and in the lobby when it’s nasty out. The café is launching next. 17th St. and Shotwell.
More cart action: SFoodie mentions the ~BLUE BOTTLE TRAILER~ is now parked in the Castro at Market and 17th Street. You can grab an espresso Tue-Sat 8am-2pm.
Scoop mentions ~BOUCHE~ is due to open this Wednesday December 7th in the former Bar Crudo/Swell location. Chef Nicolas Borzee (COI) is the chef. Hours are Mon-Sat 5:30pm-1am. 603 Bush St. at Stockton, 415-956-0396.
I was walking out of my dentist’s office at 450 Suffer (that’s what some cabbies call it) and noticed the new (and busy) ~AFTER OSHA~. It’s geared to be a quick stop for lunch (you can customize your own rice bowls and noodle dishes). Scoop mentions it’s open daily 11am-11pm. 432 Sutter St. at Stockton, 415-397-6742.
And up in Mill Valley, Peter Schumacher and Tyler Florence’s project ~HAWK’S TAVERN~ is open for dinner tonight (Tuesday December 6th). It will be open through Friday and then closed over the weekend for holiday events; the restaurant will be fully open for business on Tuesday December 13th, serving both lunch and dinner. 507 Miller Ave. at Reed, Mill Valley, 415-388-3474.