New (and Small) Restaurant Coming to the Tenderloin


846 Geary St. Photo from LoopNet.

The Tenderloin is about to get a new restaurant, this time from Kris Esqueda, an alum of Saison and Sons & Daughters. There isn’t a name yet, but the location is at 846 Geary Street, in the same building as the upcoming Tender wine bar. The space is currently being renovated, and the Bon Vivants’ design team will be doing the interior. The 700-square-foot space will seat approximately 25 people, with banquettes and a small bar.

Chef Brett Cooper (of Outerlands and Saison) will be consulting on the opening menu and working closely with Sara Hauman (Bar Agricole, Spain’s Asador Etxebarri), who will also be collaborating on the menu. Food will be served family-style, with a focus on rustic and simple—yet modern—dishes. The wine list will highlight Burgundy and Austria, as well as some small domestic bottles, and a small selection of craft beer by the bottle will also be on offer.

Right now, the hope is to open this summer, though there is still construction to get through, not to mention finalizing a name. (Hat tip/initially noted in Inside Scoop.) 846 Geary St. at Hyde.