san francisco

chefs + restaurants

Humphry Slocombe and the Reinvention of Ice Cream

This San Francisco shop offers offbeat flavors from foie gras to “government cheese.”
chefs + restaurants

San Francisco: RN74

(SAN FRANSISCO) - With a name like RN74 (the highway through the Burgundy region in France), you’d expect to find French fare.
chefs + restaurants

Restaurants Now: Rainbow Lodge, Aldea, RN74, Fishhh!

This week, we fall for an old favorite in Houston and gorgeous Iberian-inspired food in New York City. Plus, Michael Mina’s latest in San Francisco and a go-to spot for seafood in Barcelona....
chefs + restaurants

Restaurants Now: Kitchenette

(SAN FRANCISCO) - Kitchenette’s pedigreed chefs—including Brian Leitner and Douglas Monsalud—call their food “spontaneous organic covert nourishment.” I’d like to add “delicious.”...
chefs + restaurants

Restaurants Now: Table 8, Kitchenette, Snackbar, Estado Puro

This week’s roundup includes Govind Armstrong’s much-heralded New York entrance, a covert lunch operation in San Francisco, a Mississippi spin on small plates, and a down-home tapas bar in...
food + cooking

Vegetarian Butchers?

Across the U.S., people who once shunned meat are helping push the livestock industry in a more sustainable direction.
chefs + restaurants

Eight Great Rock Venues with Great Food

In the years I spent touring with the British rock band Electrelane, I sampled quite a few venue menus. Here are eight of my favorites.
cookbook club

The Gourmet Cookbook Club: Nate Appleman Profile

The co-author of our January 2009 Cookbook Club selection reflects on his unexpected success as a fine-dining chef. (registration required)
chefs + restaurants

First Taste: La Mar Cebicheria Peruana

(SAN FRANCISCO) - Gastón Acurio wants to make Peruvian food the next big thing. His U.S. beachhead is on the San Francisco waterfront.

Book Review: A16 Food + Wine

There’s no mistaking this book’s restaurant pedigree, but its true appeal stems from its celebration of Italian country cooking.
January 2009
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