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6/5/2017

There’s no one-size-fits-all formula for opening a successful restaurant, but here is a solid template: 1. Focus on one dish—preferably one that... More»

5/29/2017

  These days, the California cuisine umbrella is wide enough to cover almost any locavoristic culinary mash-up. Against that backdrop, this... More»

5/22/2017

  Give me any kind of cooking, and I’ll find you a group of sticklers who’ll complain that someone somewhere isn... More»

5/1/2017

  A Mano Hayes Valley Early May... More»

3/31/2017

  Nostalgia isn’t what it used to be. In restaurants, at least, it is mostly manufactured. We see it in dining rooms... More»

Uma Casa
3/16/2017

  Lucia’s Pizzeria Berkeley A wood-fired oven burns in back... More»

Cake from Black Jet Baking Company
3/6/2017

  Seven years after Gillian Shaw began turning out her habit-forming spins on Pop-Tarts, Oreos, and Nutter Butters—as well as some of the... More»

A rendering of the new food hall in Walnut Creek
3/6/2017

  Wise Sons Deli Larkspur ETA: Mid-April The redoubtable Jewish delicatessen will... More»

3/3/2017

  For years, my take on northern Indian food in San Francisco was something like my view of marital sex: nice, but not exactly... More»

2/27/2017

  In San Francisco, the words Seattle and chain typically add up to Starbucks, but as of January, they also equate with... More»

2/23/2017

  “I know it doesn’t look like it’ll be ready, but it never does,” says George Chen. We’re in an... More»

2/17/2017

  Fiorella Outer Richmond Last August, Fiorella got a new... More»