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Outerlands Returns; Bauer's Top 100 Drops; A $300 Brunch; Big Openings; More!

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


[Photo: Patricia Chang]

OUTER SUNSET—Outerlands is back! Check out the beautiful new renovation, with 30 more seats that might allow you to actually score a table for once.

BAY AREA—The Chronicle's Top 100 Restaurants list dropped this week. Who did Bauer add to the list, and who did he give the boot? We have the answers—no paywall necessary.

SAN FRANCISCO—An upcoming "exclusive" brunch event with a staggering $300 price tag has ruffled more than a few feathers around town.

BAY AREA—Speaking of brunch, where should you grab it this weekend? Our brunch heatmap has suggestions for 15 spots that are fresh arrivals to serving SF's favorite meal.

THE MISSION—Gashead Tavern is on the scene in the Mission, with British-inspired pub fare, cocktails, beer, and plenty of TVs for your sports-viewing pleasure.

NORTH BEACH—SF's very first Eater Review arrived this week, as our national critic Bill Addison checked in at Tosca Cafe and compared it to NYC sibling The Spotted Pig.

BAY AREA—It's fast times at the Daniel Patterson Group: in addition to changing Plum's name and concept, they've picked up Outerlands alum Brett Cooper and are plotting two new SF restaurants for him and Plum's now-former chef Kim Alter, respectively.

LOWER PACIFIC HEIGHTS—The team behind the Corner Store is taking over the old Tortilla Heights space for a new sports bar/restaurant that should be open in time for the World Cup.