Chris Kronner

  • Dining

    April 3, 2013
  • Dining

    December 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    KronnerBurger is Worth Checking Out

    Former Bar Tarine chef Chris Kronner's making burgers these days, and they aren't your average burgers -- they're served rare (like, bloody rare), on a hearty bun, and with a slather of cheddar aioli, and a dollop of bone marrow if you so choose. Last night we had the pleasure of eating one at a fun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Craftsman Brewing Comes North for a Brewmaster's Dinner

    Most regions have their own cult brewers -- bearded, idiosyncratic wizards whose unique beers always seem to turn out right. In the Bay Area, Moonlight Brewing's Brian Hunt fits the bill. In Southern California, the honor arguably goes to Mark Jilg of Craftsman Brewing. The bad news is that Craftsm ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 20, 2011
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    February 7, 2011

    Chris Kronner's Last Night at Tartine is Feb. 14

    Star ChefsChris Kronner.​We hate farewells. But if you love saying goodbye, and you like the work Chris Kronner has done at Bar Tartine, you'll want to show up for his last night, Mon., Feb. 14. That also happens to be Valentine's Day. No details on the menu yet, says Tartine's publicist, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Nick Balla Reveals His Hungarian History, the Edge Folds

    ​ ​The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene. Inside Scoop talks to Nick Balla, the former Nombe chef who's taking over the kitchen at Bar Tartine when Chris Kronner leaves, and finds out that under his direction the classically Califo ... More >>

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    January 19, 2011

    Atelier Crenn and The Grove Open, Bar Tartine and the Globe Both Lose Chefs

    ​ ​The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene. Just in case you haven't heard, Atelier Crenn (3127 Fillmore, at Pixley, 440-0460, opens on Friday. Tablehopper is first to report two chef changes. First, Bar Tartine is l ... More >>

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    January 18, 2011

    Former Nombe Chef Taking Over at Bar Tartine

    Flyer for last night's Peko Peko pop-up at Bar Tartine: Could Japanese be next for the Valencia Street bistro?​No sooner does SFoodie invoke the name of Nick Balla then he appears in a Bar Tartine press release ― to wit, he's taking over from Chris Kronner as executive chef at Bar Tartine, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    NYT Cookbook Ultimate Potluck Draws SF Chefs and Mixologists

    ​Former New York Times editor and current columnist Amanda Hesser will celebrate the release of The Essential New York Times Cookbook in San Francisco in just the right way, by hosting an "ultimate potluck cocktail brunch" thrown by SF Food Wars. While SFFW is known for its lively culinary battle ... More >>

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    August 17, 2010

    Bruno's Chefs Reunite for Bar BQ Tartine Dinners

    Jen SiskaThe brisket from Bruno's, back when Ryan Ostler was smoking beef there.​Last week, Tablehopper announced that Ryan Ostler was going to be doing a guest chef stint at Bar Tartine, throwing a three- or four-course barbecue dinner on August 23 with his partner, Kat Zacher, who is now Bar Tar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Seeking Chefs to Carry On Nonstaurant Tradition: Bruno's

    ​Bruno's general manager Anna Gaebe says she's is in talks with chefs interested in taking over the kitchen at the Mission Street bar and nightclub. Chefs Ryan Ostler and Katharine Zacher wrapped up their eight-month run last weekend. Inside Scoop had quoted Zacher saying that Bruno's "wanted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2010

    Bar Tartine Redux at Mission Street Food Spin-Off Commonwealth

    jbeasla/Mission MissionThe designer of Range is on board for the interior remake of the old El Herradero space. ​Here's the first thing you need to know about Commonwealth, the Mission restaurant due to drop in early summer, whose co-owner is Mission Street Food founder Anthony Myint. Though t ... More >>

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    March 15, 2010

    Thursday Night: Meat and Coffee on SFMOMA's Rooftop

    artcar.blogspot.comThe perfect taste of coffee-inspired charcuterie?​Still haven't checked out SFMOMA's Rooftop Garden and Cafe? Thursday night's shindig with Meatpaper, Blue Bottle Coffee, and predicted warm weather just might be the perfect time. If you're into flesh, that is, for it is most ... More >>

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    February 16, 2010

    Meatpaper Loves Rabbit in Its Own Special Way

    ​Meatpaper's 10th issue is on its way, and the magazine is holding a series of events to promote it while raising awareness about the deliciousness of rabbit, which the editors are calling "the new chicken." (Backyard chickens are now the old chicken. Which probably makes duck, which used to be th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Hot Meal: Bar Tartine

    J. BirdsallThe rib steak for two: Challenging.​Bar Tartine's been reborn. Well, reshaped. When the Valencia Street restaurant reopened two weeks ago, its menu had morphed from the meticulously etched cooking of former chef Jason Fox to the more low-slung, classic Northern California style of Chris ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    New Chef at Bar Tartine to Oversee an Accessible, Classic Cali Menu

    Brooksopher/Flickr Chris Kronner: Incorporating dishes from the recent Bruno's pop-ups. A tweaked Bar Tartine (561 Valencia at 16th St.) reopens for dinner next Tuesday with an entirely revamped menu steeped in classic Northern California comfort cooking and with an emphasis on shared entre ... More >>

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    July 20, 2009

    Hot Meal: Joshua Skenes' Saison at Stable Cafe

    Intensely summery: Roasted goat with corn foam over cracked hominy. Last night marked the official opening of Saison, a Sundays-only fine-dining prix fixe at Stable Café (2128 Folsom at 17th St.) in the Mission. It's a joint venture by sommelier and wine consultant Mark Bright (Restaurant Mic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    Total Freedom and Tons of Running Around: Chef Chris Kronner Describes Prepping for the Thursday Night Pop-Up at Bruno's

    Brooksopher via FlickrKronner in Serpentine days, with pig's headWhat's the day-to-day of running a pop-up restaurant? Chris Kronner, chef at the Thursday-night pop-up at Bruno's on Mission, told SFoodie it's a combination of exhaustion and the exhilaration that comes from calling your own shots. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Meatpaper Pig Party at Camino 4/27

    This shindig should definitely be worth the schlep to Oakland.

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2009

    Meatpaper Breaks It Down

    SF's flesh-inspired quarterly journal Meatpaper will celebrate the release of its sixth issue with a "Meat & Greet" party chock full of meat offerings and demonstrations in a collaboration between the publication and several chefs. OPENrestaurant's Sam White and Chris Kronner will educate the wa ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 16, 2008

    Chow in Dogpatch

    Slow Club's new sister joins a clutch of eateries at Third and 22nd streets.

  • Dining

    June 6, 2007

    Burnt Chefs

    Former admissions representatives at CCA say they preyed on students’ dreams of becoming celebrity chefs and glossed over the painful economic realities of the industry

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