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  1. Empire Building
    Coi Chef Daniel Patterson to Open Casual Outpost on Mid-MarketIt’s across from Twitter’s new HQ.
  2. Chef Shuffles
    Plum and Plum Bar Get a New ChefManfred Wrembel is the name.
  3. Lists
    Plum, Jardinière, RN74 All Drop Off Bauer’s Top 100Also, both Zero Zero and Picco get cut.
  4. Other Cities
    Patterson, and Oakland, Get Some Random Love From the Boston GlobeOakland gets even more national love.
  5. Openings
    Freddy Smalls Bar and Kitchen Opens Tonight at 5:30 P.M. in West L.A.The neighborhood gets its first peek at former Ubuntu chef Jeremy Fox’s SoCal menu tonight.
  6. Sandwichland
    Ike’s Place Moves In Next Door to Plum in OaklandThis would be Ike’s fifth Bay Area location.
  7. Front of House
    Plum Kills the Communal TablesThere are now more options for two-tops.
  8. Coming Soon
    San Francisco’s Jeremy Fox and Charlie Parker Helping to Open Freddy Smalls inThe Counter’s founder snags two NorCal chefs for his casual watering hole.
  9. Neighborhood Watch
    Humphry Slocombe Makes Caramels; Brooklyn Chef Guests at Plum; and More
  10. What to Eat
    What to Eat and Drink at the Haven Preview at Plum on TuesdaySee what chef Kim Alter will be doing at the upcoming Jack London Square eatery.
  11. Chef Shuffles
    Charlie Parker is Out at Daniel Patterson’s Plum, Ron Boyd Back InHe clocked just less than a year.
  12. Foodievents
    What to Eat on the Haven Pop-Up Menus at Plum, From Chef Kim AlterThey start this Monday, and will be on Tuesdays thereafter through November 15.
  13. Empire Building
    Daniel Patterson Heads to New York With the Elevens, aOne of S.F.’s most respected chefs is branching out to the East Coast for the first time.
  14. Neighborhood Watch
    Bottle Cap Repaints, Per Bauer’s Criticism; Pig Dinners at Plum; and MoreAlso, a chef shuffle at Corso in Berkeley.
  15. Trends
    Food Served in Jars … DiscussPastry chef Emily Luchetti, for one, hates desserts in jars.
  16. Daniel Patterson: The Oakland UpdateUpdates on Daniel Patterson’s Haven and Plum Bar.
  17. Chef Shuffles
    Kim Alter to Helm Daniel Patterson’s Jack London Square ProjectThey’re aiming for mid-November, and the place still doesn’t have a name.
  18. Menus
    What to Eat on the New (Secret) Late-Night Menu at PlumThere’s also a regular late-night menu…
  19. The Other Critics
    Alan Richman Hearts S.F. Now, Calls New York RestaurantsThe ‘GQ’ critic says the Bay Area is now the region to watch for restaurants of ‘ambition and imagination.’
  20. Foodievents
    Two of England’s Hottest Chefs to Cook at Coi and Plum This MonthClaude Bosi and Sat Bains will be cooking along with Patterson June 17.
  21. Cartography
    Patterson Gets Porky With a Food CartThe Coi chef makes a foray into street food, with a cart parked outside Plum.
  22. The Other Critics
    S. Irene Virbila Says the S.F. Food Scene is ‘On Fire’; Bauer SaysThe food at Rose Pistola is an improvement on a few years ago, but still not as good as when it opened, Bauer writes.
  23. The Other Critics
    San Francisco Lights Virbila’s Fire; Gold Finds Figs on PlatesL.A. Weekly turns an attempted April Fool’s day joke into its next big review.
  24. The Other Critics
    Josh Sens Calls Plum ‘Unforced Urban Groovy’; Unterman Kind of LikesPatti says Haltun lacks “a commitment to regional Yucatecan cooking.”
  25. The Other Critics
    Kauffman Says Plum Approaches ‘Flawless’; Reidinger Compares VivaAlso, Kauffman says Deanie Hickox’s new desserts at Plum are “spectacles in themselves.”
  26. The Other Critics
    Patti U. Calls Plum ‘The Future of Food’; Matthews Enjoys Nex inTwo around-the-corner neighbors get formal reviews.
  27. Lists
    Bauer Blesses Eleven Restaurants As Best Openers of 2010He couldn’t quite whittle the list down to ten.
  28. Chef Shuffle
    Bill Corbett Leaves Coi for Absinthe
  29. Neighborhood Watch
    Nan Korean Dining Bar Lives Again, A Champagne and Oyster Feast at Comstock, and
  30. The Other Critics
    The CC Times Effing Loves PlumFour stars, says Jackie Burrell.
  31. The Other Critics
    Bauer Bestows the Big Three Stars on Wee PlumHe calls the meaty dishes, however, “marginally less satisfying” than the vegetable ones.
  32. Quote of the Day
    Regarding the New California Cuisine
  33. Neighborhood Watch
    Chotto Comes to the Marina, Charlie Parker Starts Early at Plum, and More
  34. What to Eat
    What to Eat on Plum’s New Lunch MenuSee the full menu, launching Wednesday.
  35. Menu Changes
    Plum Now Has a Beef Cheek and Oxtail BurgerThe new burger replaces the pork trotter burger.
  36. Booze You Can Use
    The Left Coast, You Know, Has Quite a Cocktail Scene HappeningA new book explores the cocktail scenes of L.A., San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, and Vancouver.
  37. Chef Shuffle
    Charlie Parker to Take the Helm at PlumThe chef at Bonny Doon’s Cellar Door Cafe has already earned buzz, and rumor has it he’s coming to work for Patterson.
  38. Photo Plates
    The Menu at Plum, IllustratedSee photos of some of the menu at Daniel Patterson’s casual new Oakland outpost.
  39. Openings
    Plum Is Just About Booked for Tonight
  40. Trimmings
    Exclusive: Step Inside Plum, the New Daniel Patterson Place in OaklandSee the interior of the brand new casual cousin to Coi, on Broadway in Oakland’s Uptown.
  41. Chef Shuffle
    Former Aqua Chef Ron Boyd Takes on PlumRon Boyd also served as chef de cuisine back in the days of Elizabeth Daniel, under Patterson.
  42. Chef Shuffle
    Deanie Fox Heads to Coi, Belinda Leong In at Manresa
  43. Booze You Can Use
    Plum to Feature Rotating StartendersThe bartenders from L.A., S.F., Portland, and Seattle featured in a new cocktail book will take turns guest-bartending over a series of many weeks.
  44. Previews
    The Grub Street S.F. Fall Restaurant PreviewRagazza, Plum, Cotogna, Black Sheep Pub, and everything you have to look forward to this fall.
  45. Chef Shuffle
    Breaking: Jeremy Fox Quits Plum Project, Opening His Own Place InsteadThe former Ubuntu chef says he’s close to closing a deal on a space he’s had his eye on for a while.
  46. Empire Building
    Jeremy Fox Reveals More About Plum, Upcoming Plans, and His Role at DanielThe rock star chef, formerly of Ubuntu, will be something of Daniel Patterson’s ‘corporate chef’ and will be involved with Bracina as well.
  47. Announcements
    Jeremy Fox Is On Board at PlumThe rock star chef finally takes a full-time gig at Oakland’s upcoming Plum.
  48. Interviews
    Daniel Patterson: Casual Plum to Have ‘Coi Lineage’The notoriously “cerebral” chef talks about his upcoming casual concept in Oakland.
  49. Foodievents
    Sample Some Early Bites from Benu, Bar Agricole, and PlumA tasting event, benefiting Share Our Strength, will feature some “sneak peek” mini dishes from some upcoming restaurants.
  50. Neighborhood Watch
    Daniel Patterson to Open Plum in Oakland, Brooke Arthur Leaves Range, and MoreThe Coi team opens what will the second of a trio of restaurants near the Fox Theater; Brooke Arthur moves over to Prospect; Aicha replaces De Afghan.