As we button down the hatches and try and juggle our daily lives with the coronavirus (COVID-19); This week in FandB
FandB San Francisco Updates @socialsf: 3–04–2020 by Steve Oliver (aka Cockscombsf) curated by Wayne Boatwright
It’s kind of hard to get excited about restaurant industry news when one out of five articles is basically doom and gloom. So off we jump into the abyss and see where the news takes us this week…
Not sure which shelf my bible is stashed at home but I’m finding it and putting it under my pillow every night. It’s literally like being in a biblical Armageddon, plagues, fires, and floods. I could not resist and borrowed this line from one of the attached items. I added the bible part, but it all feels the same. It’s kind of hard to get excited about restaurant industry news when one out of five articles is basically doom and gloom. So off we jump into the abyss and see where the news takes us this week…
- Pete Wells, bless his heart, has us all drooling over Le Crocodile, showcasing what a New York brasserie should be like in Brooklyn
- The glory days of Brooklyn’s Gage & Tollner is back honoring the restaurants past being a prized destination of meat and seafood along with the preservation of the historical interior
- Why this Canadian in Hong Kong is not fearing the virus but rather calling for a time of unity, chef Chris if I’m not mistaken I believe this couple are friends of yours?
- Tornadoes devastate two of Nashville’s restaurant and bar neighborhoods, Germantown and East Nashville, a sad situation.
- On a local note, Elliot and Claudette, who happen to live in there said they are alive and well, and that their part of town went unscathed, it’s a small world
- Soleil Ho asks the question “What is California cuisine?” …hint the initials CPK come to mind, shocking, I know!
- Oakland bar “Here’s How” throws in the towel and closes up shop after months of neighbors screaming NIMBY. It’s a sad story of how inner-city gentrification is…