5 Things To Know This AM — May 03 2011

It’s been a long time coming, baby, but Piccino’s new location in the Dogpatch will finally debut next Wednesday at 2001 Minnesota Street, along with fellow Yellow Building occupant, MAC Modern Appealing
. (Eater SF)

Shutterbugs, get hyped
! Culty camera company Lomography will opens its first Gallery Store in San Francisco in just a few months. (Lomography via The Bold Italic)

While we didn’t actually know there was such a thing as the United States Barista Championship, we’re proud to announce that S.F.‘s own Ritual Coffee Roasters bested dozens of competitors in Houston last week and placed 6th! (SF Weekly)
Speaking of honors, The Feast got to know the owners of the James Beard-nominated eatery Benu...now you can, too. (The Feast)
How groovy! The line-up for the 74th Annual Stern Grove Music Festival has just been announced. Those on the jazzy bill include Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Neko Case, and many more. (SF Station)

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