Anthony Strong

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2014

    Restaurant Recipe: Locanda's Jewish-Style Artichoke

    Classically-trained chef Anthony Strong flawlessly creates carciofi alla giudia, or "Jewish-Style Artichokes," at Locanda. Often confused with "Jerusalem Artichokes," a marketing label for the root tuber sunchoke, the dish is instead a tribute to the fried artichoke served in Rome's Jewish ghettos. ... More >>

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    October 23, 2013

    Find Under $5: Satisfying Sticks of Cured Meat at Locanda

    A carnivore to the core, I possess a deep appreciation for meat prepared in every way: I love it grilled, braised, sautéed, sous vide, even raw. And when I encounter a expertly-cured piece of pork, I am damn near euphoric. At Locanda, I fell madly in love. At the popular Mission restaurant, chef A ... More >>

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    January 9, 2013

    Sharpen Your Knife Skills at S.F. Cooking School's New Winter Classes

    Last fall saw the opening of the San Francisco Cooking School, a new culinary education center in the Civic Center that offers professional degrees as well as classes for amateurs taught by some of the best chefs in the city. Today the school released the new lineup of winter "hands-on" classes for ... More >>

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    January 8, 2013

    Top Chefs and Restaurants Come Together for Two Charitable Events

    Share Our Strength Dinner Where: Spruce, 3640 Sacramento (at Spruce), 931-5100 When: Tues., Jan. 22, 6 p.m. Cost: $250 The rundown: Give us the chance to see celeb chefs (including Food Network alum Amanda Freitag) and taste a sweet chocolate cremeaux from Belinda Leong and we'll find a way to pu ... More >>

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    April 10, 2012

    Foodies Unleash For "Kitchen Confidential" Storytelling Series

    What: Porch Light Storytelling Series: "Kitchen Confidential" When: Mon. April 16, 8-10 p.m. Where: Verdi Club Cost: $15 The rundown: Co-founders Beth Lisick and Arlinne Klatte's monthly story telling series features speakers sharing their experiences with the food industry this month. S ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 28, 2011
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    July 8, 2011

    What to Do This Weekend, July 9-10

    Craving more? Scroll through additional listings here. Sat., July 9 Family Pasta Making Class Ferry Building, 2-4 p.m. Anthony Strong of Locanda is teaming up with Charles Phan of the Slanted Door for an East/West tutorial on Italian and Asian noodle-making. Using farm-fresh eggs and wheat ground o ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 29, 2011
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    June 29, 2011

    Locanda Serves Roman-Californian Food with Brains

    Kimberly SandieLocanda's rigatoni alla carbonara.​Rigatoni alla carbonara. Jewish-style artichokes. Butcher's style oxtails. This week's full-length restaurant review is of Locanda, which is engaged in a delicate dance between classic Roman cuisine and California style. By and large, Anthony Stron ... More >>

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    April 29, 2011

    Chefs Speak! David Chang on Farm to Table, Anthony Strong on Grandma's Pasta

    ​Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media. 1. Another zesty David Chang interview. If I was a food writer in New York, I would beg Momofuku's David Chang for an interview every week. Is his food a culinary revolution? Is he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    Locanda Bar Preview

    Lou BustamanteThe back bar at Locanda​This Saturday, Locanda, the modernized Roman osteria from chef Anthony Strong and owners Craig and Annie Stoll, opens to the public. Locanda's cocktail program was created by bar manager Eric Alperin. SFoodie were sad to see that Brian MacGregor wasn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Glimpsing Locanda Through a Cocktail Glass

    LocandaBrian MacGregor.​Locanda Cocktail Preview at Blackbird Where: Blackbird, 2124 Market (at Church), 503-0630 When: Sun., Mar. 27, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Cost: $9 per cocktail The rundown: Anticipation for the Delfina sibling Locanda (expected sometime this spring) is building as fast as a con ... More >>

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    March 11, 2011

    Saturday: Cocktail Gladiators Do Battle at Drink

    Lou BustamanteRachel Ford.​Tomorrow night at SF Weekly's Drink party at the Fairmont, there'll be an epic battle between bartenders, live on stage, with Combier liqueur as the main ingredient. Tastes of the competitors' cocktails will be provided to attendees, along with all the spirits being ... More >>

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    May 27, 2010

    Cochon 555 Chefs, Meet Your Hogs

    garyrwise/FlickrMorgan Maki's hook-up, a Mangalitsa-breed hog.​We now interrupt your browsing pleasure with an update from the Cochon 555 folks. As they prepare to apply the full heft of their culinary acumen at next weekend's massive pork party, some of San Francisco's most swine-savvy chefs ... More >>

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    May 20, 2010

    Cochon 555 is Rolling into San Francisco. With Luck, No Punches Will Fly

    wanderkeil/FlickrGet ready for the thunderous, rollin' pig-pulling ― and hopefully brawl-free ― review.​Cochon 555 is coming to San Francisco ― you know, that thunderous, rollin' pig-pulling review boasting five lauded chefs, five hapless swine, and five exemplary wine crafters. On June ... More >>

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    October 1, 2008

    SF Weekly's Seven-Day Dish

    Around Town: Last week saw the much-anticipated opening of a second location of Pizzeria Delfina (2406 California at Fillmore), this one in Pacific Heights. Along with it comes twice the seating, twice the oven space, an expanded menu, and a whole lot more delectable Italian sweets. "We'll be offer ... More >>

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