Chef Kim Alter's (Plum) upcoming Nightbird is one of the city's most anticipated fall openings, and now there are more details on the project from Alter herself. The 38-seat-space, which combined the former Stelline and Las Estrellas spaces in Hayes Valley, will be a weekly-changing four- to five-course tasting menu (with intermezzos and amuses) concept around $95- $115, with tax and tip, Hoodline reported. The restaurant is named after Alter's childhood love of owls and will be connected to a seven-seat bar called the Linden Room, though the spaces will be "super different," Alter said. Nightbird will feature "vegetal" elements and lighter colors, while Linden Room will have a "1930s Art Deco hotel" vibe.
Daniel Patterson Group (Coi, Alta, Aster) is a founding member of the restaurant, which will arrive early December, adding to the onslaught of high-profile Hayes Valley restaurants, like Petit Crenn, Little Gem and Adriano Paganini's upcoming 450 Hayes Street project.