Dominique Crenn was born in France but has been working in American restaurants for nigh on two decades. As I was finishing up this week's review of Atelier Crenn, I talked to Crenn about her experience opening a restaurant in Indonesia, the farm she works with, and the meaning of the restaurant' ... More >>
Jonathan KauffmanVolcano's beef curry, $6.95.Modern-day diners may spot a box of Golden Curry at Nijiya Market and assume Japanese importers brought curry back from the port of Kolkota, or perhaps it arrived through trade with Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta. But the story of Japanese curry is even twis ... More >>
Snappy one-liners can't rescue the Mime Troupe's too-obvious political message
A '60s British TV series gets an extreme makeover
All-ages concerts at the Stanford Jazz Festival
Brian Fraser and Chris Palmatier have an avant-rock band called Brian and Chris. Everything else is more complex.