Last week, I took the kidlings to Alameda Landing for their snack time treat. My timing was impeccable because there were some Alameda Landing folks sticking up new directory maps indicating what stores were where.
While I have been keeping track of most of the businesses there were a few that I was super curious about but were still in it’s general category phase on the leasing maps.
Fortunately, the map revealed the name of the one store that I was really interested in:
See it? The large scale Japanese restaurant finally has a name and it is Shirasoni. Before you go googling, it’s here. While I have to say I was hoping for a hot pot type restaurant, teppanyaki is not a terrible back up. It’s a smart business decision because even though Alameda has lots of sushi joints it does not have a teppanyaki place. I think the nearest teppanyaki is in Berkeley or maybe Hayward. Teppanyaki, for those that don’t know, is where the chefs cook in front of you and put on a show where they inevitably make an onion volcano.
Oh, there will also be a Sally’s Beauty Supply next to Chipotle. Chipotle is supposed to open sometime at the end of the month and apparently In N Out will open next week or so I’ve been told. Evidently there were more than 600 applications for approximately 60 job openings.