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Eater 38 Update; Tartine Expanding Again; Passover Dining Guide; Souvla Opens; More!

Welcome to Eater Tastings, where Eater SF editor Allie Pape shares the best restaurant and bar news of the week.


Souvla, now open in Hayes Valley. [Photo: Patricia Chang]

SAN FRANCISCO—The Eater 38, our list of the essential San Francisco restaurants, is freshly updated for April. Scope the newest additions.

THE MISSION—Tartine Bakery is expanding once again in the Mission, opening a huge restaurant/bakery in the Heath Ceramics building.

BAY AREA—Where to dine (or get takeout) for your Passover seder? Here are 14 spots to address your Pesach-related needs.

HAYES VALLEY—New Greek spot Souvla is officially open, bringing an upscale twist on souvlaki, fries, and Greek frozen yogurt to a lovely space Hayes Valley. Check out photos and the menu.

HAYES VALLEY—Meanwhile, across the street, Place Pigalle may lose its lease due to an actual shitstorm. Sewage and bad landlords are involved.

COW HOLLOW—Two owners of Bergerac, Foreign Cinema's chef, and Meadowood's bar manager are joining forces on Palm House, a Caribbean-style restaurant in the former Nettie's Crab Shack space.

THE MISSION—Hi Lo BBQ closed this week after only a year in business. We talked to owner Scott Youkilis about why he chose to sell, and what's coming up next for him.

BAY AREA—La PanotiQ, a bakery-cafe chain, is poised to conquer the Bay Area in record time. We got the first word on their upcoming Marina location, and where else they're headed.