Beard Papa opened at Yerba Buena Lane and Mission this morning. They played down the anthropomorphic cream puff grandpa logo in favor of an extravagance of balloons, and we love that the staff is already chubby. Must have been the rigorous training course. San Francisco finally succumbs to the inexorable march of the Japanese pastry juggernaut and Yerba Buena Lane finally has more than two people in it who are awake, employed, and recently showered.
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