In the new documentary SOMM, which opens today, four extremely dedicated wine guys strive to join the prestigious and almost preposterously selective Court of Master Sommeliers. Following our review, we chatted with filmmaker Jason Wise to find out all the dirt behind what seems to be the hardest te ... More >>
Consider it Navio 2.0. After a yearlong, million dollar remodel, The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay's dining room Navio is ready for the summer season, complete with a sparkling new coastal theme. Chef Sean Eastwood returns with a seafood-focused menu, including fennel pollen-crusted local petrale sole ... More >>
Craftsman and Wolves debuts at 7 a.m. on June 16. It's a clean, well-lighted place for sweet and savory innovations from William Werner, whose previous work found him as the proprietor of Tell Tale Preserve Co. and executive pastry chef at Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay and Quince. Werner's new projec ... More >>
You may be able to take Ron Siegel, longtime chef of the Dining Room at the Ritz-Carlton and now Parallel 37, out of a fine-dining environment, but you can't take the fine-dining out of the chef. As part of SFoodie's three-part interview with Chef Siegel (read part one here and part two here), we as ... More >>
Some restaurants took the ushering in of a new year as the time to bow out of the city's restaurant scene. Elizabeth Falkner is officially out after closing Citizen Cake on the heels of Orson's shutter. No longer will you venture out to the Richmond District to eat Dennis Lee's ramyeon at Namu, as t ... More >>
Pinkie's BakeryCheryl Burr.One of the people I spoke to about the new wave of tiny pastry shops taking over the city was Cheryl Burr, whose Pinkie's Bakery recently graduated from a hole in the wall (all right ― a window) to a small bakery connected to Citizens Band, a restaurant Burr does pastrie ... More >>
William Werner's pastry case at Coffee Bar. William Werner's Tell Tale Preserve Co. is projected to open on Maiden Lane in mid-November, but some of the chef's pastries are already appearing in small, discreet boxes at Coffee Bar (1890 Bryant) in Potrero Hill, and starting next Monday, Sightglass ... More >>
Gingerbread houses are good for two things: eating and ogling. And while it's fun to get a sugar rush from sloppy homemade concoctions, some gingerbread houses are just too beautiful ― or too weird ― to eat. Allow us to present some of the most ogle-worthy gingerbread houses out there. T ... More >>
With her new memoir, literary co-hoaxer Savannah Knoop steps out of JT LeRoy's shadow. But can she step out of Laura Albert's?
Former admissions representatives at CCA say they preyed on studentsâ dreams of becoming celebrity chefs and glossed over the painful economic realities of the industry
"We'll analyze without prejudgment ... and reject ideologues of whatever stripe."
Give the accordion a hand
Amid nervous cops and angry motorists, a squad of bike-riding activists delivered food to anti-war protesters
Week of March 5, 2003
Arts, crafts, events, performances, and New Year's Eve
Arts, crafts, events, and performances for the holidays
Arts, Crafts, Events, Performances ,and New Year's Eve
Arts, Crafts, Events, and Performances for the Holidays
Danko, Dine, and various anniversaries
Chaya Brasserie; Butterfly; Rouge; TwentyFour
Color Me Red; No Spitting; Room With a View; Where Are They Now?
A movie about something, sort of
University of California regents are set to vote next week on finalizing a merger of the UCSF Medical Center with Stanford University's health service. Supporters claim the merger -- a transfer of $380 million in public assets to the private sector -- is
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