Napa restaurant news

New restaurants on the horizon

Lots of news this week in Napa. 1313 Main has announced the opening of Lulu’s Kitchen specializing in farm to fork small plates (where have we heard that before?)  Located in the northside district of downtown Napa, the kitchen is part of the 1313 Main tasting lounge and will served late afternoon bites and dinner Tuesday through Thursday and Sunday from 4-10pm and on Friday and Saturday until 11pm. On the menu: braised pork belly, abalone wontons and the Burgundian inspired Oeufs en Muerette, poached eggs in pinor noir. 1313 Main St., Napa.

Also, news broke this week that chef Sean O’Toole (formerly of Bardessono and Hopper Creek Kitchen, will take over the long-empty vegetarian restaurant and yoga studio, Ubuntu, at 1140 Main St. in downtown Napa.The restaurant will be called Torc.