Michel Rethore did not work out, apparently.
The new chef, Michel Rethore, has never cooked in the States before.
Also, they visit Central Kitchen and Izakaya Yuzuki.
The new deaf-owned pizzeria in the former Il Cantuccio place deserves praise, Kauffman says, for value.
As for Cana, it's good but not necessarily authentic Cuban food.
Over at the East Bay Express today we have the first review, by Jesse Hirsch, of the much-delayed, Jack Knowles-backed, pan-Latin restaurant Rumbo al Sur (4239 Park Boulevard, Oakland). Hirsch writes that the delay, while it may have been unavoidable,...
Also, tonight's the last of Flour + Water Guest DJ dinners.
Also, Bouche has hired a chef.
The concept is California-French, and the opening is still TBA.