Jason Berthold

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    Top Chefs and Restaurants Come Together for Two Charitable Events

    Share Our Strength Dinner Where: Spruce, 3640 Sacramento (at Spruce), 931-5100 When: Tues., Jan. 22, 6 p.m. Cost: $250 The rundown: Give us the chance to see celeb chefs (including Food Network alum Amanda Freitag) and taste a sweet chocolate cremeaux from Belinda Leong and we'll find a way to pu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    It's Pumpkin Season! 10 Ways to Celebrate

    Pumpkin season is firmly underway, and it's a relief to know that the fine restaurants of San Francisco are exploring the ingredient's beautiful versatility rather than just reaching for a can opener. It's being used in sweet as well as savory applications and is even finding its way into a cocktail ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    Chilled Fruit Soups Cool Off Our Not-So-Hot Summer

    "The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco," Mark Twain famously said. And while global warming has definitely hooked us up with some warmer summer temperatures over the years since his proclamation, we don't expect to see any real Fahrenheit action until the fall. Despite the la ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    Studio Gourmet Looks to Host the Talk Show for SF Foodies, With E&O's Arnold Wong

    ​What: Studio Gourmet interviews Chef Arnold Wong, who gives a live food demonstrationWhere: Circolo on 500 Florida StreetWhen: Tuesday, March 27 at 5:30 p.m.Cost: $50 (minus free drinks all night and a taste of Wong's craved dumplings)The Rundown: Studio Gourmet is t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Once Exclusive, RN74's Burger Is Now a Door Buster

    RN74RN74's burger promo starts Jan. 17.​How things change. In late 2009, Michael Mina and Rajat Parr's RN74 was still national-media feature material, after opening in the spring. News leaked of a fabulously recherché burger, available only in RN74's owners' lounge, reserved for the Eloi who ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 10, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Early Bird Special: RN74

    Paul TrapaniYou gotta love Michael Mina: Nobody in this town does high concept with such downright drama. How about a mashup of old French trains, New American cooking, and global wines? SF Weekly food critic Meredith Brody rides the vin express at RN74 (301 Mission at Beale) this week, holding on t ... More >>

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