Some quick service updates for you, starting with the news that CENTO OSTERIA has started lunch service, Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm. Peep the menu here. Brunch is next! 100 Brannan St. at Embarcadero, 415-543-1000.
Meanwhile, over in Dogpatch, BESHARAM has launched dinner service, Tue-Sat 5:30pm-10pm, which means their wine list is in effect as well. Read more about this Gujarati restaurant in my post from the last issue. 1275 Minnesota St. at 24th St., 415-580-7662.
Over in North Beach, ~COMSTOCK SALOON~ launched a new Afternoon Saloon Brunch over the weekend from chef de cuisine Jason Raffin. The menu is inspired by the intersection of North Beach and Chinatown, and includes a breakfast poutine with housemade sausage, scrambled eggs, cheddar, and Szechuan gravy; char siu pork belly eggs Benedict with lemon hollandaise, nori chili flakes, and tossed greens; and herbed falafel shakshuka with eggs, truffled tomato sauce, and cheddar cheese. There’s also a brand-new menu of brunch-inspired cocktails by bar manager Anthony Cozeck. The hours are great for late risers too: Sat-Sun 11am-4pm.
Don’t miss the pizzas from the wood-fired oven at Cento Osteria, like this Romana. Photo: © tablehopper.com.