Wednesdays are "Butcher Days" at A16, so SFoodie sat down with Wine Director/Owner Shelley Lindgren as cleavers smashed, saws swished, and the butchers worked through one-and-a-half pigs. We, meanwhile, worked through a dozen wines -- and our list of questions for sommeliers -- to help you find A16 ... More >>
Photos by Alanna HaleEight months ago, executive chef Liza Shaw left the popular Marina restaurant A16. David Taylor, formerly chef de cuisine, has quietly slipped into her place, marking his first time as executive chef.
Most recently serving as sous chef at XYZ restaurant in the W Hotel fo ... More >>
This is another little extra for this week's review of Bar Tartine in the print edition: an interview with the man who made one of the most impressive wines on the restaurant's very interesting wine list.
Liza GershmanDan PetroskiWhen I called Dan Petroski to ask him how he managed to make M ... More >>
Robin BharajRockabillybass. With a penchant for odd combinations like heavy basslines and harmonica drops, Luca Venezia, aka Drop the Lime, has created a style of music that's best described as rockabilly dance. Founder of the Trouble and Bass label, home to artists such as Star Eyes and AC Slate ... More >>
Kimberly SandieThe duck at Seven Hills.This week, I reviewed Seven Hills in Russian Hill, which is a neighborhood designed to become an instant classic. The owners are Alexander Alioto and brother-in-law Alexis Solomou, who belong to the Alioto clan.Alioto interned in kitchens in Italy and German ... More >>
gaspartorriero/FlickrThe eww factor: A sliver mullet roe sac.Fans of bottarga may want to trek to the Mission for a taste of Sardinia and Sicily. Specchio chef Gino Assaf is dedicating Thursday nights to the silver mullet roe. It's a favorite of the chef, who began working with bottarga in Ve ... More >>