Daniel Boulud

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    Chef Daniel Boulud on Where He Plans to Go During Next Week's S.F. Book Tour

    World-renowned French chef Daniel Boulud first visited our fair city in 1981 and by all accounts was a fan (more on that soon). Now he oversees an empire of restaurants in New York, Miami, Palm Beach, London, Toronto, Montreal, Beijing, and Singapore, though is based mainly in New York. Chef Boulud ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Shannon Ridge: Taste Testing Wine & Lamb

    Efficiency is sometimes adorable. Vineyards run by environmentally conscious folks sometimes use sheep to trim weeds between the rows and nibble of sucker shoots from the bottom of the vine. Baby doll sheep seem to be the beast of choice since their diminutive size and limited mouth elevation keeps ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    La Paulée: Try Great Burgundy on a Budget -- or Drop Four Grand on It

    ​Wether you have $4,000 or $95 to spend on your Burgundy education, La Paulée has an option for you. You probably can't go further toward an extreme Burgundy education and experience than through a ticket ($4,000) to La Paulée de San Francisco's Legends Dinner at the Napa Valley Reserve. ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 11, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Mark Liberman: "I Don't Want People to Be Eating a Plate of Jellies"

    ​Right before today's review of AQ ran, I had a quick chance to talk to its chef, Mark Liberman. Before coming to San Francisco in 2007, Liberman staged at Daniel Boulud's Daniel and cooked for Joël Robuchon at L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon in Las Vegas. SFoodie: How'd you end up in San Francisco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    San Francisco's Hottest Chef Dudes

    Ever dated a chef? It can be a dysfunctional slog: enabling his 12-hour work days, waking up at 1 a.m. to a kitchen of his work buddies doing Fernet shots around the dinette, and living through the perennial reek of garlic on his fingers. But seriously? We'd put up with all of it -- every last blast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    'Top Chef' Postmort: Mattin Gets Drunk and Cocky, Then Cocks up His Velouté

    ModelMayhemMaybe he should've stuck with modeling. Or not.​S.F.'s own Mattin Noblia, chef-proprietor of Iluna Basque, did not cover himself with glory (or even the tricoleur) in last night's French-themed episode of Top Chef. The escargot Quickfire challenge pleased him: "I feel good," he sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    Vittles du Video

    Throughout my television-viewing life there have been certain programs that I've obsessed over, planned my schedule around, discussed with my fellow zealots over water cooler and barstool and, in short, made a point to watch without fail, but nowadays there's only one show I can't live without, Top ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    TiVo Alert: Dysfunctional Family Re-Opens Fancy-Schmancy Restaurant

    By Meredith Brody You may have noticed that there's precious little new stuff to watch during the holidays - a period which The New York Times describes as "a profound holiday slumber of repeats and musical specials." But we can't even find any musical specials, and are reduced to re-watching A Co ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 10, 2004

    Viva Las Vegas

    Finding a good meal in the desert outpost is no longer a long shot, but S.F. still wins the bet

  • Dining

    October 25, 2000

    Side Dish

    Mingling With the Famous

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