Staffan Terje

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Bay Area Products Push Boundaries at Fancy Food Show

    Our three days spent wandering the aisles at the Fancy Food Show yielded the observation of an awful lot of convenience food and packaging and a lot of the same items we've seen on display there for the past five years. But amidst all that mainstream sameness was a strong pocket of companies actuall ... More >>

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    September 26, 2011

    Chef Dream Team Convenes for Annual Sunday Supper

    CUESA​CUESA's Ninth Annual Sunday Supper When: Sunday, Oct. 2, 6-9:30 p.m. Where: 1 Ferry Building (at Embarcadero) Cost: $200, tickets here. The Rundown: Like Knights of the Round Table, CUESA's Sunday Supper brings together some of the finest in their field. Bay Area chefs will prepar ... More >>

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    April 18, 2011

    Celebrate Passover This Wednesday Italian Style with Sipping Seder

    Courtesy Sipping Seder​Italian Passover with the Sipping Seder Where: Perbacco, 230 California (at Front), 955-0663 When: Wed., April 20 Cost: $49 (cocktails not included) Reservations: Call the restaurant at 415-955-0663 The rundown: Rob Corwin and Danny Jacobs's Sipping Seder project loo ... More >>

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    April 4, 2011

    Chefs Unite Dinner at Prospect Raises $42,000 for Japan Relief

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Baker and Banker, Perbacco, Farina, La Ciccia Pair Up for La Cocina Benefit

    La Ciccia's stewed baby octopus.​We know: What with this weekend's SFChefs kickoff, next weekend's SF Street Food Festival (and conference), Outside Lands, Eat Real, Bar Agricole ― the Big Gay Ice Cream party, for chrissake ― it's hard to think of fitting in anything else. So we won't yet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    Perbacco's Staffan Terje Won Cochon 555 Yesterday. Our Shirt Lost

    Andrew SimmonsThe Fairmont's Gold Room was packed tight as a factory feedlot.​It was around the time we snared our first assortment of plates ― small, compostable tan ones decked out with roasted smoked pork loin and dark, blood-red bologna tucked between orange mostarda-smeared bread slice ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Cochon 555 Chefs, Meet Your Hogs

    garyrwise/FlickrMorgan Maki's hook-up, a Mangalitsa-breed hog.​We now interrupt your browsing pleasure with an update from the Cochon 555 folks. As they prepare to apply the full heft of their culinary acumen at next weekend's massive pork party, some of San Francisco's most swine-savvy chefs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Cochon 555 is Rolling into San Francisco. With Luck, No Punches Will Fly

    wanderkeil/FlickrGet ready for the thunderous, rollin' pig-pulling ― and hopefully brawl-free ― review.​Cochon 555 is coming to San Francisco ― you know, that thunderous, rollin' pig-pulling review boasting five lauded chefs, five hapless swine, and five exemplary wine crafters. On June ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Salumi Platter at Barbacco and Perbacco

    Guinnessgrrl/Flickr​As a daily windup to the Weekly's Best of S.F. 2010 on May 19, we've teased out 92 of our favorite local dishes that taste like here. All the tasty details after the jump.

  • Dining

    March 17, 2010
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    March 17, 2010

    How to Score Barbacco's Sandwiches and Salumi without Feeling Like a Sardine

    Chris T./YelpSalumi for one. Two, if you're both on a diet.​As I glancingly mentioned in today's review of Barbacco, Perbacco's casual sister has a takeout lunch counter. Place an order online, starting at 8 a.m., then pick it up at the counter (underneath the flat-screen TV) between 11:30 a.m. an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Thursday Night: Meat and Coffee on SFMOMA's Rooftop

    artcar.blogspot.comThe perfect taste of coffee-inspired charcuterie?​Still haven't checked out SFMOMA's Rooftop Garden and Cafe? Thursday night's shindig with Meatpaper, Blue Bottle Coffee, and predicted warm weather just might be the perfect time. If you're into flesh, that is, for it is most ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    Opening Day at Barbacco: Rustic Food, Speedy Service, Impeccable Fats

    VinDivine R./FlickrBruschette trio: Simultaneously polished and rustic.​At yesterday's kickoff lunch for Barbacco, GM Umberto Gibin and Chef Staffan Terje watched as their polished second venture packed 'em in at around 1 p.m. Asked how things were going, Gibin replied, "So far, so good." Con ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2010

    Opening Today for Lunch: Barbacco, Perbacco's Casual Cousin

    ​Think of it as vertical integration, only with the black-pepper whiff of salame. Today Perbacco (230 California at Front) launches spinoff Barbacco, a casual lunch and dinner place essentially right next door at 220 California, the old Rado's Deli space. GM and co-owner Umberto Gibin told us ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Another Display of Butchery and Upscale Eats, This Time in Napa

    J. BirdsallRyan Farr dispatching a beast at Bloodhound.​Yet another butcher-chef-fire event (this one called Primal) is happening Saturday in Napa -- observe the breakdown of a pig, a goat, a cow, and a lamb, and taste the results. Incanto's Chris Cosentino, Perbacco's Staffan Terje, Fatted Ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    In S.F., You Might Have to Observe National Lasagna Day By Nuking Something at Home

    shanrev/FlickrNot a favorite of local chefs.​Since it was Buca de Beppo that brought the fact that today is National Lasagna Day to our attention, we feel duty-bound to mention that if you purchase any pasta dish or entrée at one of its restaurants today (there's one at 855 Howard at Fourth S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Offal Talented: Poggio Chef Named Winner of Sunday's Cochon 555

    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 >>

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    June 2, 2009

    The Five Best Bacon Sweets in San Francisco

    Badge by S.F.'s Snarky McF*ckbuttonsYou may be tiring of all the hype and fuss surrounding bacon, but admit it: You're still not tired of bacon. Or sweets. So what should you consume if you need a fix of both at the same time? Enjoy this countdown of our top five faves.5. Bacon marshmallows fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    2009 Growers Dinners at Jack Falstaff

    Executive Chef Jonnatan Leiva of Jack Falstaff (398 2nd St.) has planned a whole new set of "Growers Dinners" for 2009 in order to bring diners closer to where their food comes from and the people that are responsible for it, from the farmers to the chefs. We spoke with the affable Leiva back in No ... More >>

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    January 7, 2009

    Meatpaper Breaks It Down

    SF's flesh-inspired quarterly journal Meatpaper will celebrate the release of its sixth issue with a "Meat & Greet" party chock full of meat offerings and demonstrations in a collaboration between the publication and several chefs. OPENrestaurant's Sam White and Chris Kronner will educate the wa ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 22, 2006

    Instant Italian

    Perbacco gets it right straight out of the gate

  • Dining

    June 21, 2000

    Side Dish

    Beachfront Bayou; Just Hangin'; That's Entertainment; Encore

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    September 29, 1999

    Side Dish

    The Cuisinart for You, the Calphalon for Me, Musical Chairs, Shrooming, Debutante Dish, and Down But Not Out

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