by Jesse Hirsch
Welcome to the Mid-Week Menu, a weekly roundup of restaurant openings, chef arrivals and departures, and other nuggets of gossip from the East Bay dining scene.
1) NBC Bay Area brings word that the Pizza Pimps will be hustling all over the Bay with their kid-friendly mascot, Pimp-a-Roni. Look for clever pizzas like "Booty Call" and "Snoop Doggi Style."
5) Bittersweet Cafe's new downtown location is open, and word is they'll be serving breakfast and lunch.
8) This one slipped through the cracks earlier in the year, but the tentative plans for Umami Burger to open an Uptown spot are now finalized, according to Inside Scoop. The location will be 2100 Franklin Street and will house about 100 seats.
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