Alanna HaleSPQR's chef, Matthew Accarrino.It's been two years since Matthew Accarrino moved to San Francisco and took over the kitchen at Fillmore's SQPR, boosting an already popular eatery into one of the city's defining Italian restaurants. It seems that Accarrino - both as a chef and as a ... More >>
51st StateThe truck parks weekdays in three downtown locations.The 51st state: Would that be Puerto Rico? Gitmo? According to Francesca Salcido, the 51st state is a state of food. Salcido and partners Nathan Smith and Daniel Gutierrez rolled out their downtown mobile eatery two weeks ago. S ... More >>
Melissa Perello was born in Nutley, N.J., lived in Houston, and went to cooking school in upstate New York, but San Francisco is where the 32-year-old chef formed her restaurant bones. She arrived here fresh from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y., to gig with mentor Michael Mina a ... More >>
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Longtime publisher of the magazine of the zine world burns out; publication's future unclear