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Grand Opening Alert: These Restaurants Are Coming Soon

Three much-anticipated openings. 

The fried-chicken sandwich at the Bird.

 

Last Rites
Duboce Triangle
ETA: May 2018
This Polynesian-style rum bar from the folks behind Horsefeather aims to create, for better or for worse, “an experiential narrative of being marooned in a savage tropical jungle.” There will be more than 150 rums on the back bar, and the decor will include a real airplane fuselage.
718 14th St. (Near Church St.)

The Bird
Berkeley
ETA: Spring 2018
The SoMa-based purveyor of fried chicken sandwiches—including a notable spicy Nashville-style option (pictured)—expands to the old Melt location near the UC Berkeley campus.
2400 Telegraph Ave. (At Channing Way)

Bardo Lounge & Supper Club
Oakland
ETA: July 2018
The former Michel Bistro spot will transform into a midcentury lounge with an extensive cocktail program. The Michel chefs will stay on, replacing the bistro’s lineup of French classics with a menu inspired by American dinner parties of the 1960s. Expect deviled eggs, shrimp cocktail, and the like.
3343 Lakeshore Ave. (Near Trestle Glen Rd.)

 

Originally published in the May issue of San Francisco 

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