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Chez Panisse To Lose Longtime Chef Cal Peternell In July

Chez Panisse To Lose Longtime Chef Cal Peternell In July

It's unclear if he'll be returning to any restaurant kitchen in the near or distant future, and his last day is July 5. [ more › ] [Read entire story]

The Slanted Door Is Opening in Las Vegas

In Caesars Palace Restaurateur Charles Phan is taking The Slanted Door to The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, where it’s expected to debut in 2018. An 8,200 square-foot space will play host to the first [Read entire story]

The Slanted Door Is Opening in Las Vegas

In Caesars Palace Restaurateur Charles Phan is taking The Slanted Door to The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, where it’s expected to debut in 2018. An 8,200 square-foot space will play host to the first [Read entire story]

New Mini Doughnuts Fill Financial District’s Doughnut Hole

These Italian-style treats are made for Instagram Check out a map of the city’s doughnut makers and you’ll notice that the Financial District is scarily devoid of fried dough. But a new baker has quietly been selling [Read entire story]

The Cost of Avocado Toast, Explained by a Restaurateur

It’s not really about the avocados Over the past few years, avocado toast has gained a high profile, from an avocado-only restaurant in New York to the most recently horrifying “avolatte” phenomenon. It’s why [Read entire story]

The Cost of Avocado Toast, Explained by a Restaurateur

It’s not really about the avocados Over the past few years, avocado toast has gained a high profile, from an avocado-only restaurant in New York to the most recently horrifying “avolatte” phenomenon. It’s why [Read entire story]

Media Noche Adds Brunch and More A.M. Intel

Six good-to-know news items Media Noche debuts Cuban brunch A few months after opening for fast-casual, Cuban-inspired lunch and dinner, Media Noche is rolling out some brunch options. Those include a breakfast version [Read entire story]

Unfazed By The Castro’s Coffee Glut, Ritual Will Take Over The Wildcraft Space

Unfazed By The Castro's Coffee Glut, Ritual Will Take Over The Wildcraft Space

The tiny new spot at Market and Noe will be Ritual's fifth location in San Francisco. [ more › ] [Read entire story]

Get a Glimpse of Healdsburg’s Cute and Cozy Brass Rabbit

There will be plenty of cocktails for post-wine dining Brass Rabbit is now open in Healdsburg, a project from chef Shane McAnelly and general manager Nathan Grise Myers. The restaurant is a pleasant extension of [Read entire story]

Gluten-Free Grease Box is Moving to Downtown Oakland

It should open in late summer Grease Box is taking its gluten-free baked goods and comfort food to Downtown Oakland, seeking investments to make the move from its original, shack-like space in North Oakland to a more [Read entire story]

Chez Panisse Chef Cal Peternell to Depart After 22 Years

No word yet on who will replace him Chef Cal Peternell will leave Chez Panisse after 22 years in the kitchen on July 5. It’s the end of an era of over two decades in one of the Bay Area’s most iconic restaurants, [Read entire story]

Michael Bauer Gets Nostalgic for Contrada’s “Ubiquitous” Cal-Ital

Also: Bauer was spotted at China Live, Pete Kane tastes through Khai and Momo Chang finds locavore bonafides in Alameda Contrada Rolling into his thirty-first year of critical writing for the Chronicle, Michael Bauer [Read entire story]

Inside Alta CA’s New Dogpatch Artists’ Enclave

It’s located within the Minnesota Street Project Chef Daniel Patterson will open the second location of his new American-Californian restaurant Alta CA within the Minnesota Street Project tomorrow, bringing a menu and [Read entire story]

San Francisco’s Best Dumplings

Where to feast on the city's top dumplings Is there any food more perfect than the dumpling? It satisfies on many levels: the tender chew of the wrapper, the soft, juicy meat on the inside, and the bracing salt from most [Read entire story]

The Sausage Factory, Historic Castro Restaurant, Appears To Be Closing

Its building is for sale The Sausage Factory looks likely to close: The longstanding Italian restaurant’s building at 517 Castro Street is for sale according to a real estate listing that promises the ground-floor [Read entire story]

Soak in the Sun on These 15 Oakland Patios

Where to eat and drink outside Oakland is all but immune to the advance of Karl the Fog, making it the best place to soak up the sun with a beer in hand. Head to one of these beer gardens, restaurants, and bars for a day [Read entire story]

Le Marais Takes Its Parisian Soul to the Castro

It’s a grander version of the popular Marina bakery Le Marais will open a third location of French-born owner Patrick Ascanso’s Parisian bakery vision in the Castro next week, offering a brief respite from the blonde [Read entire story]

This Week In SF Food: Dumpling Time Debuts, Bauer Kind Of Likes Contrada

This Week In SF Food: Dumpling Time Debuts, Bauer Kind Of Likes Contrada

Also, Pete Kane revisits Commonwealth, Reem's California debuts in Oakland, and pizza truck Casey's gets is getting its first brick-and-mortar on Fourth Street. [ more › ] [Read entire story]

Bay to Breakers: Where to Refuel and Rehydrate Along the Race Course

12 spots to grab what you need Brace yourselves: Bay to Breakers, SF’s annual footrace/parade of drunk people in costumes is this Sunday. You’re bound to work up a bit of a thirst and quite the appetite as you [Read entire story]

Now Grab Uji Time’s Popular Fish-Shaped Cone in SF’s Japantown

Top it with matcha, black sesame, or tofu soft serve Uji Time, the Berkeley treat shop known for its adorable fish-shaped cones stuffed with soft serve, has expanded to San Francisco. The second location occupies the [Read entire story]