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Coral Tree - Brentwood: Closed

Servorg Apr 6, 2009 09:43 AM

Noticed last night that the Brentwood Coral Tree was closed due to a fire (or at least that's what the sign in their window said). Also the old Hamburger Hamlet location across the street sits there looking more and more forlorn by the day.

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    jaykayen Apr 6, 2009 04:08 PM

    I see job postings for the Goin joint on craigslist, so they're definitely opening soon.

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      maudies5 Apr 7, 2009 04:03 PM

      Walked by the Goin restaurant (Tavern) yesterday and peeked inside. They don't even look close to opening. My guess is that they won't be open before June. Coral Tree's reopening appears imminent.

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      yogachik Apr 6, 2009 10:40 AM

      Absolutely nothing forlorn about the old Hamlet, the new Tavern is opening within a couple weeks - the place has been completely overhauled. Construction (inside and out, with new placement of front doors now on San Vicente) has been non-stop.

      Coral Tree has been closed due to fire for some time, but they say they are reopening soon.

      1. goodhealthgourmet Apr 6, 2009 10:06 AM

        didn't that Coral Tree fire happen a long time ago? i feel like i read about it here on CH quite a while back...

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          Servorg Apr 6, 2009 10:10 AM

          You could be right. I did a quick search before posting but didn't see it mentioned and also looked on Eater LA.

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            wilafur Apr 6, 2009 10:18 AM

            yep, coral tree has been closed since september 2008 due to a fire. not sure why it is taking them so long to get back up and running.

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              Servorg Apr 6, 2009 10:26 AM

              I did finally find one brief mention of the closing from Dec. 24 of 2008 by NavyStreet here:

              http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/5826...

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            lizziee Apr 6, 2009 09:51 AM

            Suzanne Goin is opening Tavern in the Hamburger Hamlet space,

            http://www.nbclosangeles.com/around_t...

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              Servorg Apr 6, 2009 10:12 AM

              Had not seen any recent reports so thanks for the link.

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