SoFA late-night stop

Cubamex Sandwiches: 325 S. First St., is getting five-star reviews on Yelp since its soft opening in September.  Jose Luis Morales (Mex) and his wife, Iliana (Cuba) have created sandwiches of meat, sweet pickles and a magical assortment of spices, and serve them with chips and homemade pico de gallo that also receives rave reviews.  Call (408) 320-1776.

325 S. First St., is getting five-star reviews on Yelp since its soft opening in September.  Jose Luis Morales (Mex) and his wife, Iliana (Cuba) have created sandwiches of meat, sweet pickles and a magical assortment of spices, and serve them with chips and homemade pico de gallo that also receives rave reviews.  Call (408) 320-1776.

The sporting life:  Rookies Sports Lodge, a fixture on Meridian Avenue in Willow Glen, will open this month in the former Billy Berk’s location at 99 S. First St., said owners Michael and Tania Hobson.  Food, beer and drinks are served daily, with extended hours for breakfast on weekends during football season.  The restaurant is being equipped with 30-plus TVs, said General Manager Ricky Hobson, Michael’s brother.  Check rookieslodge.com.

Grapes of Post:  Divine Wineries moves into the space at 40 Post St. formerly occupied by Sherman Cellars and Red Light Wine Room.  Taste handcrafted wines not available in stores from Santa Clara Valley and other Northern and Central California locations.  Kevin Holbrook hosts.  Check devinewineries.com.

Technical update:  TechShop San Jose has raised $1 million to bridge a construction budget gap and can now continue preparing the former Zanotto’s
on Second Street for Tech Shop’s machinery.  The
historic building’s power requires an upgrade.  TechShop is on track now for an opening in spring 2017, said Jim Newton, founder and chairman.  Check techshop.com.