EaterWire: No Valencia Burgermeister, Miette in Oakland

THE MISSION—Construction continues at the former Yum Yum House on Valencia, and despite rumors earlier today to the contrary, alas Burgermeister is merely the latest burger joint to deny that it is taking the space. [YumDiary]

OAKLANDMiette Patisserie is the latest newbie to sign on at the growing Jack London Square food scene. From the release: Housed in the newly renovated historic 66 Franklin Street building, the new location will be home to not only a retail store, but the shop's production facility and a first-class baking school with courses offered to home-chefs and professionals alike. The new space will be located directly across from the soon-to-be complete Jack London Market, the largest public market of its kind on the west coast." Spring '09 is the ETA. [EaterWire]

THE INTERNET—In the footsteps of the millions of sites like Serious Eats and Epicurious, Hearst Digital Media and MSN have launched their own version of a food website/community: Delish. The current headline on the front page is "Mmmmm..." [EaterWire]

TOP CHEF UNIVERSE—A few updates from the Top Chef world. Down in West Hollywood, Eater LA reports that Antonia Lofaso is out at Foxtail, because the restaurant is turning into club. In DC, another TC vet, Spike Mendelsohn has run into some DOH difficulties at his new burger restaurant: "Mendelsohn's new Capitol Hill restaurant, Good Stuff Eatery, has been cited by the District's Department of Health for several 'critical violations' -- including storing beef outside in the alley behind his restaurant on Pennsylvania Avenue" [ELA/ENY]

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