“…For now, Alfred’s remains open until its New Year’s Eve finale. Patterson plans to reopen after a quick renovation, likely in February.
There will be some changes. The wood trim and panels might get a new polish, for example. You may see some new cocktails on the menu — maybe some barrel-aged ones — but cocktail shakers will still be served alongside the martinis and Manhattans.
The chef will be Charlie Parker, currently the chef at Haven in Oakland. Though the creamed spinach will certainly remain on the menu, expect the vegetables in particular to get more attention, both in the farm sourcing and through a more contemporary style…”