Tips are in that the recently-shuttered Bay 13 is turning into Irving Street Kitchen. As first reported by The Oregonian's (now former) Karen "Scoopface McScooptown" Brooks, The Crane Tavern was the tentative shingle. Now, word is that the San Francisco restaurateurs who've taken over the location —brothers Mitch and Steven Rosenthal and Doug Washington— are naming it The Irving Street Kitchen. Intrepid foodies (and movie lovers) will be familiar with the moniker as that was the name of the Cambridge, Mass. street where Julia Child first clanged her pots while dropping lamb and bellowing "bon appetit!" According to sources, the tribute-friendly name was just a coincidence, say what now? Helming Irving Street Kitchen will be Sarah Schafer who is moving north from San Francisco where she's currently the Executive Chef at Anchor and Hope. Developing...
Irving Street Kitchen to Open in Former Bay 13
by Byron Beck