Good news for fans of pop-up chef Ravi Kapur: He is bringing his super-popular Liholiho Yacht Club to the Mission's Naked Kitchen this Friday and Saturday night (December 21-22, 7 p.m.), offering the usual menu of Hawaiian favorites with a twist, along with a few seasonal treats thrown in. The forma ... More >>
For this Monday's installment of Liholiho Yacht Club at Mission Bowling Club, chef Ravi Kapur has teamed up with barman (and fellow Hawaiian) Kevin Diedrich to use of his bartending talent to create cocktails with island flavor.
For the more relaxed and ala carte service, Diedrich will be mixing up ... More >>
Chef Ravi Kapur (Prospect, Boulevard) describes the birth of his son this October as the catalyst to taking the next step in his career. Not wanting to miss out on the beginning of his new family's life together, Kapur left his post at Prospect.
Away from a professional kitchen, he discovered that ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene.
Chef Elizabeth Falkner (Citizen Cake and Orson) will flambé, sauté, and chop her way through the Food Network's Next Iron Chef: Super Chef. Eater SF reports the battle starts Oct. 30. And while that's g ... More >>
Jason HenryRavi Kapur's Game Plan includes chocolate blood cake.On Sunday, June 5, a sold out crowd of pig enthusiasts descended upon Cochon 555 to enjoy upwards of 50 different dead pig preparations and crown S.F.'s Prince of Pork. Pig-shaped balloons led the way into the Julia Morgan Ballro ... More >>
Prospect/FacebookThe six-course fundraiser brought in $42,000 for efforts to rebuild Japan's hard-hit Sendai region.Sunday's Chefs United benefit dinner at Prospect raised $42,000 for Japanese earthquake and tsunami relief, Prospect chef Ravi Kapur tells SFoodie. Some 120 guests paid $300 eac ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the
San Francisco restaurant scene.Grub Street SF has compiled a mother of a calendar: a timeline of all the high-profile restaurant openings slated for fall. Buzz Machine has mentioned most of the early September ones, with th ... More >>
Lara Hata/SF WeeklyProspect: Equal parts urbane and gargantuan.In the weeks before launching in late June, food blogdom's narrative called for Prospect to be the hipper, edgier spawn of Boulevard. Food blogdom got it wrong, notes food critic Jonathan Kauffman in today's "Eat" column in SF Wee ... More >>
chez pim/FlickrJames Syhabout (foreground).Our favorite morsel from the Web.
Argue on your own time whether the Spice Kit guys belong with Ravi Kapur, Corey Lee, and James Syhabout. The August issue of San Francisco magazine has house food scribe Josh Sens waxing all Dawn of a New Age on the ... More >>
CUESA/FlickrBrooke Arthur.Prospect, the highly anticipated restaurant and bar project from the talented Boulevard group due for The Infinity building at 300 Spear might not be open yet, but tomorrow you'll be able to catch an early buzz from some of its cocktails.
Prospect bar manager Brooke ... More >>
Incanto's Chris Cosentino (left) and Sebo's Michael Black react to the broadcast.
A handful of chefs and others who appeared in the San Francisco episode of Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations gathered at Bloodhound in SOMA last night to watch the broadcast. Incanto chef Chris Co ... More >>
phxpma/FlickrAre you feeling like a fresh and tasty Southern Italian mini-vacation -- via dinner -- is in order? Incanto (1550 Church at Duncan) is continuing its summer-long Cucina Povera prix-fixe dinner series on Sunday and Monday nights (it features the peasant food of a different Italian region ... More >>
Laiko BahrsTrotter Tots with pea-brain aioli, one of Peter McNee's winning dishes.Call him the dark horse: Poggio's Peter McNee was named Prince of Porc at the Fairmont last night, nosing out four chefs to take the crown (well, funky pig trophy) in the latest Cochon 555 challenge. McNee had been con ... More >>