B. Patisserie Very Close to Opening at California and Divis

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Leong's Halloween-themed macarons, with American candy-inspired flavors like Lemonheads, and Watchmacallit. Photo: Grub Street

Another of the big openings that are about to change everything on Divisadero, Belinda Leong's b. patisserie, is almost ready for its close-up (see also Bi-Rite Divisadero, The Mill). Last we heard it would be opening this week, but there are still a couple of inspections holding things up, and the Scoop reports that the TBA date is now coming within a week or two.

The space at 2821 California Street (at Divis) was formerly home to a crepe place, and Leong has partnered with bread guy Michael Suas (Thorough Bread, TMB Baking) on the project. And we should note that this will be the third project by a prominent local pastry chef to debut, after Yigit Pura's Tout Sweet and William Werner's Craftsman & Wolves, with Michelle Polzine's 20th Century Café still due this spring.

As the Scoop reports, Leong has a custom-designed pastry case with temperature-controlled marble surfaces that can be set to properly store whatever sits on it — colder for certain pastries, and room temperature for baked goods like her signature kouign ammans.

There will be Four Barrel coffee at the 25-seat café, as well as some savory, open-faced tartines. We'll update you as soon as the firm date is set.

Belinda Leong’s B. Patisserie comes into focus [Scoop]
Earlier: Behold b. Patisserie’s Halloween Candy-Flavored Macarons
B. Patisserie Coming to California and Divisadero