The latest news still targets fall 2008 as a completion date . . . though that's a 3-month wide span.
Although the scaffolding and debris-shoots are an ugly distraction--you get a hint of that from the second picture--the restaurant itself is well worth visiting.
For lunch on Friday, the Cobb Salad was great, with a pressed layer of bleu cheese on top, and sides of sliced avocado holding the lettuce in the shape of a precious little pillbox hat. Other ingredients were in neat piles on the plate.
That and coffee cost $25. No bread, but a filling meal anyway. Efficient and courteous service. Valet parking's $6, which seems reasonable.