New bakeries, new MB sushi and Chinese noodles, and other dining news

Dash For Dash Dashi: After three years of delay due to permit problems, Dash Dashi Sushi, Grill, and Sake Bar is open in the former Mama D’s on Manhattan Avenue. The menu includes a wide variety of sashimi, small plates, and inventive rolls, with only a few large entrees. They’re serving lunch and dinner daily. The curious can see their menu at (1127 Manhattan Ave)…

The interior at Dan Modern Chinese Restaurant in Manhattan Beach. Photo by Richard Foss

Hidden Chinese: Thanks to a main entrance that faces the mall, the new Dan Modern Chinese restaurant is about as

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In The News for Dec. 9

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what’s on the radar of our editors for the morning of Dec. 9 …

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What we are watching in Canada …

A new report says food prices in Canada are expected to rise to record highs next year.

Canada’s Food Price Report predicts the average family of four will pay an extra $966 for food in 2022, for a total annual grocery bill of nearly 15-thousand dollars. 

That’s a seven per cent rise compared to

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Big News at Underbelly Hospitality, Mala Sichuan at M-K-T Heights

This week’s Openings and Closings begins with big news in the world of Chris Shepherd and Underbelly Hospitality:
click to enlarge UB Preserv will give way to a hideaway. - PHOTO BY JULIE SOEFER PHOTOGRAPHY

UB Preserv will give way to a hideaway.

Photo by Julie Soefer Photography

UB Preserve, 1609 Westheimer, will close December 23. One of Underbelly Hospitality’s more casual eateries, it took the place of its predecessor Underbelly three years ago bringing in chef Nick Wong and allowing the menu to reflect his vision of Houston food. According to a press release, UB Preserv was the hardest hit of the group’s restaurants by the COVID-19 pandemic. There were plans to

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Star-studded San Francisco Bay Area Culinary Scene Shines Bright: 2021 MICHELIN Guide to California Recognizes 114 Bay Area Restaurants | News

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The San Francisco Bay Area retained its distinction as the top destination in the U.S. for fine dining following the long-awaited unveiling of the 2021 MICHELIN Guide to California this month. The Bay Area enjoys the greatest concentration of Michelin three-star restaurants in the U.S. and the most Michelin-starred restaurants in California.

Six Bay Area restaurants received the coveted three Michelin stars in the 2021 MICHELIN Guide: Atelier Crenn, Benu, Quince, The French Laundry, SingleThread and Manresa. Eight restaurants were awarded two Michelin stars, including Birdsong, which added a second star.


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