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.
Pronto kiosk; photo from Bar Bambino.