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Checking In on Totonno's: Chef Daniel Patterson of Coi to Donate $5,000 to Brooklyn Pizza

Back in early December, chef Daniel Patterson organized a fundraising dinner at Coi, one of his San Francisco restaurants, to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy. A portion of the proceeds were to be reserved for the acclaimed Brooklyn restaurant Governor. Last week, Governor's owners announced that it will not be reopening. Now Patterson will be rerouting the $5,000 raised for Governor to another New York food business in need: Brooklyn institution Totonno's. More

San Francisco: A Look at Coi's New Vegetable Menu with Chef Daniel Patterson

"Personally, I like food that's light and clean and bright. My cooking has always been plant based," says Chef Daniel Patterson of Coi Restaurant in San Francisco. "We get a lot of vegetarians, and we'd make things for them, and I realized we should make that option more explicit." In recent months, Coi started offering a vegetable tasting menu alongside the omnivore one. The menu includes unusual preparations like carrots infused with coffee and a tofu dish coagulated with ocean water. More

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