neighborhood watch

Suika Temporarily Closed; A Closer Look at Upcider; and More

Mission: Suika, the little bento box spinoff next door to Ken Ken Ramen (3378 18th Street), didn't actually have proper permits, and they're now closed until they get those. [Eater]
Polk Gulch: Upcider (1160 Polk) gets the full treatment from Thrillist editor Kevin Alexander. [7x7]
Oakland: The restaurant space at 1015 Clay Street, which has seen several tenants the last couple years, is now El Gusano, a taqueria from TropisueƱo partners Erin Brooks and Michael Sopher. [Eater]
Also, a new Off the Grid (Oakland's first) is premiering at the Oakland Museum (100 Oak Street) on January 25 and every Friday thereafter. [Grub Street]
Calistoga: Here's a look at Solbar's new Asian menu, available through March. [FoodGal, Earlier]

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