Bay Area/ San Francisco/ Food & Drinks
Published on August 18, 2016
Confirmed: Adriano Paganini Launching SoMa Fried Chicken Sandwich Joint 'The Bird'Photo: Google Maps

A few weeks ago, we spotted some permit activity at 115 New Montgomery St., suggesting that local restaurant mogul Adriano Paganini was working on a new fast-casual concept featuring chicken. And today, we have confirmation that he is indeed bringing fried chicken sandwiches to the neighborhood.

The Business Times reports that the casual 40-seat limited-service restaurant, 'The Bird,' will offer high-quality food at low prices and should debut in early October.

At the same time, Paganini and his team are working to open full-service restaurants in Hayes Valley and in the MarinaAdding these three additional locations to his existing portfolio—including Super Duper, Uno Dos Tacos, Lolinda and Delarosa to name a few—brings Paganini's empire to 20 restaurants, Eater adds.