New life for an old site: San Francisco restaurant owner Man J. Kim takes over former Capellini

June 3, 2015 • Source: • Posted in: Company News

310 Baldwin Avenue, San Mateo

New life will soon be breathed into the long-standing ornate site of the former Ristorante Capellini in downtown San Mateo, this time with the help of restaurateur Man J. Kim.

After the historic building on the corner of Baldwin Avenue and B Street sat vacant for more than a year, Kim, owner of several well-known San Francisco restaurants, turned a longing eye toward the 10,000-square-foot three-story property that served as a high-end Italian eatery for more than 26 years.

Blatteis Realty Company Director Jeremy Blatteis was pleased to announce he leased the site to Kim, the 66-year-old savvy businessman responsible for the Lori’s Diner chain and resurrecting Sears Fine Foods in San Francisco.

“He has a long history of successful restaurants in San Francisco so I think he’s going to...Read more at the Daily Journal >