Sublime seasonal-fetish restaurant AQ will have two new restaurants opening next year. Mr. Barmann has the exclusive: "AQ owner Matt Semmelhack reveals the news to Grub Street today that he's got two new restaurant projects in the works, due within the next six to nine months." Dates, addresses, menus, and more TK.

As you very well know, you crazy gastronomes, AQ was not only shortlisted for the James Beard Award for Best New Restaurant, but the SoMa restaurant landed on Esquire's list of Best New Restaurants in the country as well as Bon Appetit's Top 50 of 2012 (along with State Bird Provisions).

AQ's owner Matt Semmelhack sent out the following tweet today, showing off keys to his new digs. Rad.