Jason Fox

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    November 8, 2012

    Omnivore World Tour Kicks Off Tomorrow

    This weekend, for the very first time, the Omnivore World Tour will be pit-stopping in San Francisco. The program includes a slew of classes, cooking demos, and a mighty glamorous lineup of chef collaborations and dinners. The festival is a traveling showcase of the culinary world's young and innova ... More >>

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    October 1, 2012

    Pop-Up Planner: The Best Temporary Restaurant Events, October 2-14

    Taco My Face Where: The Window at Coffee Bar, 101 Montgomery (at Bush) When: Wednesdays in October, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost: TBD The rundown: Taco My Face will be slanging all month from The Window, Coffee Bar's express takeout area that is home to a rotating lineup of independent vendors. A specif ... More >>

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    July 31, 2012

    Indie Food and Indie Rock Come Together at Noisette

    What: Noisette: An Afternoon of Food and Music When: Saturday August 4th, 1 - 5 p.m. (12 - 1 p.m. VIP hour) Where: Public Works, 161 Erie St (near Mission & 14th) Cost: $60, VIP tickets $85 They say that chefs are the new rock stars. If that's true, then Noisette is going to be the most rocking aft ... More >>

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    June 20, 2012
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    June 5, 2012

    Macy's Great American Chefs Tour for Meals on Wheels Rolls into Town this Saturday

    Macy's Great American Chefs Tour San Francisco Stop with Chef Rick BaylessWhere: Macy's Union Square at 170 O'Farrell Street in the Cellar Demo Kitchen When: Demo #1: Saturday, June 2 from noon to 1:30 p.m. (For tickets, visit here.)Demo #2: Saturday, June 2 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. (For tickets, click h ... More >>

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    September 26, 2011

    Chef Dream Team Convenes for Annual Sunday Supper

    CUESA​CUESA's Ninth Annual Sunday Supper When: Sunday, Oct. 2, 6-9:30 p.m. Where: 1 Ferry Building (at Embarcadero) Cost: $200, tickets here. The Rundown: Like Knights of the Round Table, CUESA's Sunday Supper brings together some of the finest in their field. Bay Area chefs will prepar ... More >>

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    December 29, 2010

    Top 10 Food Stories in San Francisco 2010

    Jun BelenLumpia from 2010's breakout Hapa SF Filipino food truck.​Deciding on the top 10 food story threads of any year is tricky (did the things we ate in the past two month somehow obliterate all memory of those from the prior 10?) but this year the task was especially arduous. It was a year ... More >>

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    October 13, 2010
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    October 13, 2010

    This Week's Review: Commonwealth and Its Price-per-Thrill Ratio

    Credit TKThe prawns and hen at Commonwealth.​This week, I've written about Commonwealth, the collectively run restaurant that emerged out of Bar Tartine (or rather, a crew of its former cooks and servers) and Mission Street Food. I can't say that Jason Fox and Ian Muntzert's food is as reliably su ... More >>

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    October 13, 2010

    Interview with Commonwealth's Jason Fox

    Eric WolfingerJason Fox.​I never got to taste Jason Fox's food when he was chef at Bar Tartine -- he cooked there during my four-year stint in Seattle. Commonwealth, which Fox and his partners opened this summer, was my first encounter with his food. Before Bar Tartine, Fox had been chef de cusine ... More >>

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    August 10, 2010

    Commonwealth Opens with Polished Cooking and a Deep Sense of Confidence

    John BirdsallCommonwealth's potato gnocchi with corn, maitake, and Parmesan.​What can you tell from dinner at a restaurant before it opens? Last Saturday at Commonwealth ― the Mission restaurant co-launched by Anthony Myint, ex-impresario of Mission Street Food, that formally opens tonight ... More >>

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    April 19, 2010

    Future of Mission Street Food in Flux

    Jesse Friedman/FlickrAnthony Myint.​Mission Street Food founder Anthony Myint is uncertain about the future of the twice-weekly pop-up featuring guest chefs, and which donates proceeds to charity. "Nothing is firm yet," Myint said by e-mail, referring to the future of the project that began in ... More >>

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    March 25, 2010

    Bar Tartine Redux at Mission Street Food Spin-Off Commonwealth

    jbeasla/Mission MissionThe designer of Range is on board for the interior remake of the old El Herradero space. ​Here's the first thing you need to know about Commonwealth, the Mission restaurant due to drop in early summer, whose co-owner is Mission Street Food founder Anthony Myint. Though t ... More >>

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    September 9, 2009

    Hot Meal: Bar Tartine

    J. BirdsallThe rib steak for two: Challenging.​Bar Tartine's been reborn. Well, reshaped. When the Valencia Street restaurant reopened two weeks ago, its menu had morphed from the meticulously etched cooking of former chef Jason Fox to the more low-slung, classic Northern California style of Chris ... More >>

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    August 20, 2009

    New Chef at Bar Tartine to Oversee an Accessible, Classic Cali Menu

    Brooksopher/Flickr Chris Kronner: Incorporating dishes from the recent Bruno's pop-ups. A tweaked Bar Tartine (561 Valencia at 16th St.) reopens for dinner next Tuesday with an entirely revamped menu steeped in classic Northern California comfort cooking and with an emphasis on shared entre ... More >>

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