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Plum - Coi spinoff in Oakland

Robert Lauriston Apr 15, 2010 01:31 PM

The Chron reports Daniel Patterson has taken over the former Louisiana Fried Chicken space and will be opening "a younger sibling of Coi" with "modern, ingredient-driven dishes falling in the $9-$19 range," then later will expand into the former Franklin Wine Bar next door to add a bar.


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  1. PegS RE: Robert Lauriston Apr 15, 2010 03:41 PM

    Oh wow. This is exciting news.

    1. JasmineG RE: Robert Lauriston Apr 15, 2010 04:26 PM

      And Scott Beattie (formerly cocktail guru at Cyrus) will be in charge of the bar. I can't wait.

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        happenstance RE: JasmineG Apr 15, 2010 09:44 PM

        I can't wait for this to open. The meal I had at Coi was one of the most memorable of my life. Patterson is an amazing talent!

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        DoubleMan RE: Robert Lauriston Jul 20, 2010 12:53 PM

        Any updates on when it might open?

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          singleguychef RE: DoubleMan Jul 21, 2010 03:16 PM

          Space still has the old Franklin Wine Bar furnishings so I don't think they even started.

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            happenstance RE: singleguychef Jul 21, 2010 06:57 PM

            Actually the old Louisiana Fried Chicken space is supposed to open in late August. The Franklin Square bar space was going to be worked on later from what I read.

        2. JasmineG RE: Robert Lauriston Sep 22, 2010 03:15 PM

          It opens next week, and you can make reservations on the website http://www.plumoakland.com/

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            bbulkow RE: JasmineG Sep 22, 2010 09:51 PM

            Thanks. I'll be there thursday at a three top, and I have sideburns.

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              JasmineG RE: bbulkow Sep 22, 2010 10:36 PM

              I'm heartbroken that I'm going to miss the opening weekend -- I made a reservation in an excited flurry...and then remembered that I'm in LA on opening day, and otherwise unable to go for the rest of the weekend. I look forward to your report!

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