Okay, this is just such a great story. After enduring a “diaspora period” in the Mission District, the pop-up Bernal Supper Club has now found a new home here at home in Bernal Heights. And even more exciting is the location: The Bernal Supper Club will be setting up shop in the underutilized, underdelicious Cafe Cozzolino space on the southwest corner of Precita Park.
The first BSC dinner in the new location will happen this Monday Night, December 19. The second will happen just after the New Year, on January 2. If things go well, the BSC will serve on even more nights, and during more nights each week, in the same spot.
And that would be awesome. I’ve eaten at the Bernal Supper Club twice, and both times the food was great.
Plus, as I wrote earlier:
No less great were the big smiles on the faces of chefs Tony Ferrari, Jonathan Sutton, and Miles Carnahan. “I spend all week looking forward to Monday!” Ferrari said when I grabbed him for a moment to say hello. The restaurant had a healthy crowd, and the gents were clearly having a blast in the kitchen. Their enthusiasm was palpable.
Everyone wins here: The Bernal Supper Club gets a venue in Bernal Heights. The folks who run Cafe Cozzolino get some extra cash. North Bernal gets an amazing place to have dinner. And Precita Park gets a restaurant that could put it on the city’s culinary map.
If you can’t make it on Monday, stay on top of the Bernal Supper Club’s upcoming schedule on their website. But me? I’ll be there on Monday night.
PHOTO: Top, illustration by Telstar Logistics. Below, Jon Hope