As Stag Dining Group, Emory al-Imam, Jordan Grosser, Matthew Homyak, Ted Fleury, and Anil Margsahayam have been putting on professionally clandestine dinners for 18 months now. Just before filing my review of their most recent event -- titled "Guns, Game, and Rose" -- I spoke to two of the stags, Ma ... More >>
OpenTable put out a press release this week with a list of the 100 most kid-friendly restaurants in the United States, according to user reviews. Five are in San Francisco. How can we put this politely? They're not known for good food.
We respect OpenTable for helping parents find restaurant ... More >>
Caitlin KuhwaldMaking heart the subject of my Valentine's Day review may be a stunt, but eating heart meat isn't. Whether it comes from a chicken, duck, pig, lamb, or cow, heart is an amazing cut: smooth and yet not slippery-gushy, lean and robust. Heart meat readily takes to fire, smoke, chiles, ... More >>
John BirdsallCookies! See Sat., Jan. 29.Friday through Sunday, the area's tastiest happenings.
Sat., Jan. 29:
Cookie Jar Throwdown
Omnivore Books on Food, 3885a Cesar Chavez (at Church), 3-4 p.m.
For their first cooking contest of 2011, Omnivore Books is keeping it simple with a cookie bake ... More >>
Stag Dining Group's "Speakeasy"
Where: The Mission; exact location to be revealed later
When: Sat., Jan. 29, at 7 p.m.; and Sun., Jan. 30, at 5 p.m.
Cost: $80 for five courses, each accompanied with a drink pairing from The Cocktail Lab
The rundown: It's back ― the underground pop-up se ... More >>
Jordan Grosser/TwitterStag Dining Group organizers choose plates for next week's dinners.Two chefs with ties to the Alembic are launching an underground eatery next week in Cole Valley. Jordan Grosser and Ted Fleury ― once co-chefs at the Alembic (Fleury's still there, actually) ― come to ... More >>