Meatpaper/FlickrRyan Ostler and Katharine Zacher.Tonight: Final Meatpaper Event at SFMOMA
Where: Rooftop Garden at SFMOMA, 151 Third St. (at Mission), 357-4000
When: Thurs., April 21, 6-8 p.m.
Cost: Free with half-price museum entry; Tasting plates $5 (3 for $12)
The rundown: It only started ... More >>
joebeone/FlickrWas Le Cheval too big to fail? Apparently not, thanks to an adversarial landlord.With the great scything-down of 2008 well past us, San Francisco's restaurant industry sent up hundreds of blooms, some of them quite brilliant. Yet competition, normal restaurant-world pressures, and ... More >>
Bruno's general manager Anna Gaebe says she's is in talks with chefs interested in taking over the kitchen at the Mission Street bar and nightclub. Chefs Ryan Ostler and Katharine Zacher wrapped up their eight-month run last weekend. Inside Scoop had quoted Zacher saying that Bruno's "wanted ... More >>
Day 2 of SFoodie's new morning roundup of the past 24 hours of rumor, innuendo,
and straight-up facts about San Francisco restaurant openings and
closings. We keep our heads stuck in the buzz chamber so you don't have
to.First up, Paolo L. at Inside Scoop reports that Bruno's, the Mission bar and ... More >>
James MoiseyThis week's review of Bruno's followed chefs Ryan Ostler and Katharine Zacher, who'd made a name for themselves revamping bar food at The Broken Record in the Excelsior. Right after Ostler and Zacher left the bar last July, John Birdsall talked with Zach Braff lookalike James Moisey, ... More >>
James Moisey (left)
It's been three weeks since the Frito pie hit the fan at the Broken Record (1166 Geneva at Edinburgh): chefs Ryan Ostler and Katharine Zacher got the hell out, citing burnout in interviews. And even though Tablehopper reported that a new chef would b ... More >>
Our favorite morsels from the food blogs and beyond.
Eighty-sixed in the Excelsior: What killed the Broken Record? Yesterday, Hot Food Porn laid a burly man hug on the Geneva Avenue tavern that closed suddenly earlier this month, suggesting it was a victim of plain old chef burnout. Here's Porn: Th ... More >>