The charismatic, culinary tornado and executive chef at Incanto with a James Beard Award nomination this year, Chris Cosentino has built his reputation as a loud, meat-fueled, barely unofficial offal spokesperson whose menus run rich with pork fat. His nose-to-tail crusade is showcased at his Boccal ... More >>
Don't Sound Like a Tool is SFoodie's series of audio pronunciation guides to sort-of-common-but-not-obvious words we keep encountering on wine lists and menus. No more shame, no more pointing, no more godawful imitations of a language you don't speak.The past five years have seen a proliferation ... More >>
M. Brody The Good to Go market at Jack London Square.SF Weekly restaurant critic Meredith Brody risked sunburn and serious bloating at the three-day Eat Real Festival in Oakland this weekend. Behold the second of Brody's three reports on the street-food orgy. Saturday was hot again, but not ... More >>
Soon, enthusiasts of Boccalone (1 Ferry Bldg. at Embarcadero) will have something more appropriate to rub all over their body than their still-new and delectable Nduja (a Calabrian spreadable salame with addictive spice and meatiness). The salumeria, owned by Incanto's Chris Cosentino (co-star of th ... More >>
This long, thoughtful essay puts the issue in a broader context.
Let him count the ways this unique Italian restaurant won his heart
Week of Wednesday, June 2, 2004