Tagged: restaurant

Gyro Xpress at old K*Pop location (photo: Roy McKenzie) 5

Gyro Xpress opening next week

We just received a media release for Gyro Xpress’  grand opening, the new casual Mediterranean restaurant replacing the failed Korean food restaurant K*Pop  at the corner of 18th and Castro  (499 Castro Street). Gyro Xpress owner Koch Salgut plans to open the week of February 3rd so we could see it...

Weaver's signage has gone up in their newly leased Castro space. Photo: Waiyde Palmer 3

Movement with Weaver’s Coffee & Tea under Fitness SF

A building permit notice has been posted on the incoming Weaver’s Coffee & Tea located under Fitness SF at 2301 Market Street. The permit indicates a change from retail to restaurant building use with no external changes proposed to the building. Signage is set to be reviewed under a separate...

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Summer Backyard BBQ coming to the Castro?

A post on Craigslist reveals that barbecue-style food may be on its way back to the Castro. The post, New Restaurant – Need Consultant Chef, posted in the Food/Beverage/Hospitality jobs section of Craigslist for the Castro area is looking for a consultant chef to help create a menu for a new “SUMMER...

Zadin interior (photo: Lan N.) 4

Zadin Vietnamese Cuisine closes today

After 7 years serving Castro residents and visitors Zadin (4039 18th Street), the well-rated Vietnamese-style restaurant next to Moby Dick, will be closing today according to a note posted on their website. We sent an email to the owners to find out why they had to close, but have not yet heard back. The good news...

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Gyro Xpress coming to K*Pop location

An alcohol beverage license transfer request reveals that after just under a year in business, Korean food restaurant K*Pop (499 Castro Street) is on the outs.  The good news is that the building shouldn’t be empty for too long. The transfer requestor is doing business as Gyro Xpress. We went...

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Bandidos Restaurant coming at old Leticia’s

We broke the news over a month ago that Hi Tops owners, Jesse Woodward and Dana Gleim, would be opening up a new Mexican-style restaurant located nearly right across the street from their popular gay sports bar. They are taking over the old Leticia’s spot in the new build of...

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Castro Biz News: Accolades, Delays & Deals

Accolades: Word comes via Inside Scoop that the prestigious San Francisco Architectural Heritage organization has inducted three Castro merchants into their hallowed Legacy Bar and Restaurant initiative. The San Francisco non-profit formed in 1971. Its aims and goals are according to the groups website: …to preserve and enhance San Francisco’s...

Canela interior (credit: Patricia Chang) 1

Canela Bistro Bar gets beautiful renovation

The folks over at Eater SF have some great photos of the revamped interior of Canela Bistro Bar (2272 Market Street). The highly Yelped Spanish food, tapas, and wine bar recently underwent a beautiful makeover courtesy of Adeeni Design Group that took the interior from mellow to simply gorgeous. Perusing the...