Ferran Adria

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Cook Like Ferran Adrià In Your Own Kitchen With New EasyKits

    Modernist Cuisine At Home, Nathan Myhrvold's scaled-down version of his six-volume opus Modernist Cuisine, was supposed to be the molecular gastronomy manual for the home cook -- though according to an account from Grubstreet writer Matthew Latkiewicz, it wasn't exactly the easiest manual to follow. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    Go Back to School With Edible Schoolyard

    Edible Schoolyard has teamed up with UC Berkeley to bring us the second year of Edible Education 103, a series of Tuesday night lectures about food and agriculture with a different guest lecturer each week. The lectures are moderated by Knight Professor of Journalism and general god-among-foodies, M ... More >>

  • Film

    November 9, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Don't Worry About the Future of the Cookbook

    Is this the future of cookbooks? (Cross your fingers.)​Yesterday, the New York edition of Grub Street published a great essay by Hugh Merwin on the bright future of cookbooks, even as more and more readers are switching to e-readers and bookstores are flailing. Cookbook sales are still strong, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Food Writers Gone Wild! Or Purple, Pustulant Prose

    The literary food writer, circa 1973.​Yesterday, I came across two essays about the self-indulgent language that I and my species ― I'm talking food writers here ― are as drawn to as we are to lardo and feculent-smelling French cheese. Overwriting is hardly a new flaw among our kind. Have you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    The Grail of Modernist Cooking, at an Epic Price

    Modernist CuisineJust think: Buy the $500 nerdus opus at Omnivore, and you'll get to meet the principal author. ​What started as one former techie's quest to master sous-vide cooking developed into a hyper-ambitious, sprawling compendium of virtually every modern culinary technique. Former Mic ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 25, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Anthony Bourdain's Coming to Ferry Plaza Tomorrow. Leave Your Drugs at Home

    poopscape/FlickrBring your slavish adoration.​Anthony Bourdain will be in the San Francisco Bay Area for one day only ― tomorrow. Leave your bags of weed and coke at home, please. The best way to catch sight of him? In the morning, at Book Passage in the Ferry Building. The event starts at 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2009

    Doggy Bag: Today's Odds and Ends

    ​Our favorite morsel from the food blogs. You asked for it: Grub Street New York published its Grub Report earlier this week. Think of it as a Twitpic of the state of the nation's restaurants, captured, collectively, by about a dozen critics. Anthony Bourdain, Jonathan Gold, Gael Greene, Ed L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    Jack Falstaff Doomed from the Start?

    Ready for last ritesFans of Jack Falstaff may be savoring their memories of the plush jewelbox (Saturday is slated as its final night). But any postmortem should ponder that fact that, according to original chef James Ormsby, the downtown eatery may have been doomed -- at least as a glittery upscale ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2009

    Le Sanctuaire: Goods and Tools for Adventurous Cooks

    Le Sanctuare offers exotic seasonings, molecular-gastronomy hardware and ingredients, and imported books by avant-garde chefs.

  • Dining

    July 23, 2008

    Orson Not Well

    Ambitious, edgy California cuisine flirts with the future in uneven fashion.

  • Dining

    August 23, 2006

    Seconds, Please!

    Small plates of complex ambition at a new restaurant and bar in the Tenderloin

  • Dining

    July 26, 2006

    Sine Coi Non

    The gifted Daniel Patterson opens a dazzling show on Broadway

  • Dining

    July 12, 2006

    Nabe Faves

    When you're in the mood for eating — rather than fine dining — we've got three new neighborhood ethnic spots for you

  • Dining

    August 17, 2005

    Rockin' Flavors

    Vernon Morales' new spot at a former concert venue brings out the best in its ingredients

  • Dining

    April 21, 2004

    Shanghai Express

    Check the specials list for surprises at Fountain Court

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