News and gossip

…Lobster Shack Santa Rosa?
The popular Lobster Shack restaurant in Napa recently closed, but rumors are swirling that owners of the chain (with outposts in San Francisco and Redwood City) may be scoping out real estate in Santa Rosa. Nothing confirmed so far, but calls to the restaurants indicated that there may be some interest.

…Former Lolo’s chef Michael Quigley has recently landed at the Duck Club in Bodega Bay.

…More on Eloise at the former Bistro V space…I spoke with co-owner and chef Ginevra Iverson this morning who originally hails from Marin. The couple recently moved from New York with their young daughter and have been rehabbing the spot since April. Plans are to open in late Julywith what she’s calling a Southern French-Mediterranean-Farmhouse menu. The couple are classically trained, but want the feel of the spot to be very easy-going and community-based. They’re already reaping sorrell, lettuce, tomatoes and fruit from the backyard garden they’ve been working on. More to come.

…Worth our Weight, Santa Rosa’s culinary apprenticeship program recently moved into the former Chippery space behind O’Sake in Santa Rosa.

…The former Seaweed restaurant in Bodega Bay has reopened as Terrapin Creek Check out the menu here:

…Just in case you hadn’t heard, Sassafrass restaurant’s Jack Mitchell plans to open a restaurant and whiskey bar in Railroad Square (at the former Capri space) later this year called Jack and Tony’s.

…Reader call out: A reader recently asked if BiteClub knew about a bakery serving “Lobster Tails”, a pastry filled with whipped cream. If you’re in the know, let us know.