Hubert Keller

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    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 >>

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    December 11, 2012

    Where to Eat on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

    This Christmas, instead of slaving away in your kitchen for hours making a delicious meal to feed relatives you might not like that much anyway, consider eating out and letting some of the best chefs in the city cook for you instead. On Christmas Eve, Hubert Keller's Fleur de Lys will be serving a f ... More >>

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    November 28, 2012

    Hubert Keller Charms Omnivore Books Patrons Tomorrow Evening

    To be in the presence of witty chef and restaurateur Hubert Keller is to be instantly charmed. This is probably why the French expatriate can operate an elegant and timeless French restaurant (Fleur De Lys) at the same time as he can hawk stunt burgers and logo-imprinted panties atop a Union Square ... More >>

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    September 27, 2012

    Cooks With Books Dinner Series Celebrates Reading and Eating

    Several times a month, Book Passage, an independent bookseller with locations in San Francisco and Corte Madera, hosts a dinner series called Cooks with Books where a cookbook author gets to direct the preparation of a meal from their book at a restaurant in the city or in Marin County. The author i ... More >>

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    August 1, 2012

    SF Chefs 2012: The Guide to Boozing

    SF Chefs, the week-long celebration of the San Francisco food and drink, has taken up residence once again in Union Square. The white tent being draped over an entire city block won't officially open until Friday night, when it will feature dozens of bars and restaurants representing over the course ... More >>

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    January 14, 2011

    'Foodie Chap': Liam Mayclem Launching Chefs' Radio Segment, Website

    CBS5Liam Mayclem's chef-interview radio segments (with companion website) launch Jan. 17 on KCBS.​Local TV host Liam Mayclem began his media career in the U.K. as a teenager working for BBC Radio. He's returning to his radio roots for "Foodie Chap," a new chef-oriented feature airing daily, sh ... More >>

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    September 16, 2010

    Top Chef: Just Desserts, Episode 1: The Good, the Bad, and the Bitchy

    Bravo TVPretty boy swag: Taste Catering's Yigit Pura.​Following Kevin asking "I am?" seconds after being told he was Season 7's Top Chef last night, thereby restoring some reality-show dignity to New Jersey (it's taken a beating from the Housewives and Jersey Shore kids) something oh-so-sweet ... More >>

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    May 21, 2010

    Magic Curry Kart's Latest Special: Panties

    Magic Curry Kart​Even though we know the guy and his sense of humor, we still thought Magic Curry Kart proprietor Brian Kimball was joking all week when he tweeted about the new Magic Curry panties that will be modeled tonight on Linda Street at the one-year-anniversary party for Sexy Soup Car ... More >>

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    December 1, 2009

    Five Deliciously Deceptive S.F. Desserts

    T. PalmerCandybar's Nacho Sundae.​We've noticed a fun trend in San Francisco dining: Deceptive desserts fashioned to look like something other than what they are, whether another sweet item or something savory. Here are five of our faves: 5. Nacho Sundae at Candybar (1335 Fulton at Divisadero) Cin ... More >>

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    November 18, 2009

    Eight Great Foodies from the Bay Area Music Scene

    DJ Pam the Funkstress: Cajun food queen​The Bay Area's devotion to its homegrown music and food is steadfast. The culinary creativity here is as infectious as our sonic imagination, so it should come as little surprise that there is a crossover between the two local scenes. But did you know that D ... More >>

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    November 18, 2009

    Eat to the Beat: Eight Local Foodies Who Cook Outside the Kitchen

    dewek12/FlickrDJ Hubert Keller laying down the mise en place.​Who knew? The crossover between Bay Area foodies and Bay Area DJs, pop legends, and lords of the tasty guitar solo is fierce -- witness Tamara Palmer's set list of gastro musicians at our sister entertainment blog, All Shook Down. ... More >>

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    October 28, 2009

    Burger Bar Sort of Sucks, But the Dessert Burgers are Adorable

    M. BrodyThe chocolate ganache burger -- the bun's a hole-less doughnut.​We still think the best thing about Hubert Keller's Burger Bar in Macy's (170 O'Farrell at Geary) are the sweeping views over Union Square. But, credit where credit is due, the two dessert burgers on the menu are cute, esp ... More >>

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    October 19, 2009

    Should S.F. Be Taking to the Barricades to Demand RN74's Super-Posh Burger?

    Paul TrapaniRN74: Sworn enemy of democracy?​Tom Robbins once wrote: "Columbus discovered America, Jefferson invented it, Lincoln unified it, Goldwyn mythologized it, and Kroc Big Mac'd it. It could have been an omniscient computer that provided this land with its prevailing ambiance, it might ... More >>

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    October 19, 2009

    Don't Believe the Hype: Hubert Keller's Burger Bar is Just Another Pricey Chain. Really Pricey

    M. BrodySliders and a shake: The Cheesecake Factory with black truffles?​Sliders and a shake: Is this the Cheesecake Factory with black truffles?​We blush to admit that we got caught up in the hype swirling around Hubert Keller's new Burger Bar. We showed up for a late-night snack on Sat ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    August 7, 2009

    Glitz, Glamour, and the Girl Fight That Almost Was: Who We Saw at SF Chefs.Food.Wine

    M. Ladd Circa's Erik Hopfinger, bearing tasty lamb chops. At the opening reception for SF Chefs.Food.Wine in Union Square last night, several attendees were giggling over reports that horns had trumpeted the appearance of Mayor Gavin Newsom minutes earlier. SFoodie spotted Michael Bauer and ... More >>

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    June 11, 2009

    Hubert Keller Wins First Top Chef Masters Episode with Dorm-Room Mac and Cheese

    On last night's premiere of Top Chef Masters, Hubert Keller, executive chef/owner of Fleur de Lys (777 Sutter at Taylor) charmed a gaggle of Girl Scouts and a mess of college students and whipped up the winning meal: Cold Scottish salmon, hardy carrot and petit pea soup with cinnamon croutons, and ... More >>

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    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 >>

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