Something is happening in the Un-American Apparel space at 988 Valencia.
Mission Mission agents took this shot at a distance as not to arouse suspicion. Applying CSI style zoom:
Blue Fig? Hmm.
Nothing on Google (though it certainly seems to be a popular restaurant/hooka name in Ohio). Lots of permit activity at 988 Valencia via SFGov that closed on 4/23, but no specifics other than “Retail Sales”.
Blue is certainly becoming a popular prefix for Mission establishments: Blue Plate, Blue Macaw, Blue Fig. And there’s the blue Mission Cycling jerseys:
And the Mission Blue butterfly, which is making a comeback:
Do we require a series of red-themed establishments to keep things in balance? Or are the megaliters of tomato sauce and salsa consumed daily in pizzerias and taquerias mean we need more blue?