Awhile back, I mentioned TANGERINE in the Castro was closing and relocating (still no word on where); Grub Street mentions a place called KITCHEN STORY will be taking its place, with plans to open in November. 3499 16th St. at Sanchez.
The Scoop reported on the impending closure (this Saturday October 13th) of LALOLA on Russian Hill; liquor license activity points to a business called MASONPACIFIC opening in the location. 1358 Mason St. at Pacific.
Haighteration mentions that after 10 years, CHILLI CHA CHA has closed. Reportedly another Thai restaurant will be opening in its place, and Chilli Cha Cha is looking for a new location. 494 Haight St. at Fillmore.
The Richmond Blog reported MAYFLOWER SEAFOOD in the Outer Richmond has closed, and after some renovations, taking its place will be SHAI LAI SEAFOOD. 6255 Geary Blvd. at 27th Ave.
In Hayes Valley, the former TARTINE CAFÉ has changed its name to TALBOT CAFÉ and refreshed the interior a bit. 244 Gough St. at Hickory.
Tangerine exterior; photo from Facebook.