Russell Jackson

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    SubCulture Dining Hosts Intimate Duck Dinners

    Last summer, the Dissident Chef relaunched his SubCulture Dining collective in both San Francisco and New York. This month, he's hosting a series of intimate S.F. dinners dedicated to one of his most beloved animals, the duck. As a word-of-mouth underground club, Sub-Culture Dining preceded the pop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    SubCulture Dining Accepting New Member Applications

    Before the current glut of pop-up meals, there was SubCulture Dining. The private social club has been in relative hibernation for a few years but is currently preparing to host events in New York and is accepting membership applications for the San Francisco area, which would hint at future local p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    Whose Dog Is This?

    Tamara Palmer​What's up, dog? Can you name the, um, breed of this breakfast dish and the San Francisco restaurant where SFoodie took this picture? Offer a guess in the comments below. Congratulations to Alyson Thomas, who correctly (and quickly) identified the sandwich in last week's Mystery ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    What To Do This Weekend, Feb. 18-20

    Premshree Pillai/FlickrToronado unleashed: See Sat., Feb. 19.​Craving more? Scroll through additional listings here. Fri., Feb. 18: BridgePort Brewing at Otis Otis, 25 Maiden (at Kearny), 6-9 p.m. New brews from 27-year-old BridgePort, paired with small bites from Bi-Rite butcher and charcuti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    'Dissident Chef' Plays Nice for Studio Gourmet

    Sonya YuRussell Jackson.​Russell Jackson at Studio Gourmet Where: Horatius, 350 Kansas (at 17th St.), 252-3500 When: Sun., Feb. 20, 2:30 p.m. Cost: $45 The rundown: Occasionally mohawked ex-underground chef Russell Jackson of Lafitte is the draw for Studio Gourmet's latest cooking demo/int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    Lafitte's Sandwich Built for a King

    Carina OstLafitte's PBJBF, aka Elvis Lives: peanut butter, jam, foie gras, and bacon, $21.​Monday, January 10, 2011 Sometimes the calendar gods shine down on you. Take 2011, which has already brought us New Year's Day on one Saturday and Elvis's birthday the next. Both qualified as alcoholida ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 17, 2010
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    November 9, 2010

    Tobacco Leaves Popping Up on Lafitte's Menu

    Heirloom Connecticut broadleaf tobacco leaves from Happy Quail Farms.​San Francisco's tobacco lovers can finally get their nicotine fix without offending their neighbors or destroying their lungs ― and I'm not talking about those ridiculous electronic cigarettes. Uncured heirloom tobacco is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Lafitte's Foie Gras BLT

    Carina OstLafitte's enhanced BLT shows up at lunch, and at the restaurant's monthly midnight suppers.​Thursday, November 4, 2010 We're huge fans of three-letter acronyms: JFK, PBJ, OMG. They're so expressive, in their own condensed way, we can't think of any reason to improve them. Recently, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Green Eyed Monster, a Tippler from Lafitte

    Tamara Palmer​Lafitte is the new restaurant from "Dissident Chef" Russell Jackson, who most recently hosted underground meals under the Sub-Culture Dining banner. More than two years in the making, the waterfront, pirate-named spot opened its doors for dinner on April 6, and expects to begin l ... More >>

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