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Joshua Skenes

  1. Lists
    Here Are the 2015 Michelin Stars for San Francisco; Benu and Saison Both GetChefs Corey Lee and Joshua Skenes join the three-star club.
  2. Crime
    Food Network Star’s Viet Pham Was Punched Outside ScoresThe attacker broke his glasses.
  3. Team-Ups
    Joshua Skenes Will Cook a Very Special Dinner With Matt Lightner at AteraForager-chefs from both coasts converge in New York.
  4. High Steaks
    Bon Appétit Takes a Very Close Look at Dry-Aged BeefGenius, microbes, and fat caps.
  5. Critical Move
    The New York Times’ Pete Wells Is Now America’s RestaurantYou’ve been warned.
  6. Menus
    Saison’s Bar Tasting Menu Revised, RepricedMore changes to the Saison bar tasting menu.
  7. Menus
    Saison Launches Bar Tasting Menu, With CanapésIt’s $48 for eight to ten small courses.
  8. Temporary Closings
    Saison Experiences Hiccup, Closes For Weekend RepairsSounds like it was a gas and electrical problem.
  9. Booze You Can Use
    Cocktails at Saison to Feature Grilled Pineapple Syrup, Hearth-Popped PopcornThe full liquor license has not yet come through yet, though, so the hard-liquor drinks aren’t available.
  10. Quote of the Day
    Joshua Skenes Has a Thing or Two to Say About the Tasting Menu Debate“No one says, ‘Hey you son of a bitch, you better come to my restaurant now.’ People can go where they please.”
  11. Reopenings
    Behold the New Saison, Opening February 1After a two-month hiatus and a move down to SoMa, chef Joshua Skenes and partner Mark Bright bring Saison back to life in high style.
  12. Foodievents
    Young European Chefs Arrive in S.F. for the Omnivore World TourIt’s all happening at the Presidio Observation Post.
  13. Movin' On Up
    Saison to Move to SoMa Spot, Close Original Location November 30 [Updated]And there will be a new cocktail program!
  14. Photo Plates
    Saison’s Latest Tasting Menu, IllustratedIt’s now sixteen to twenty courses, depending on whether you count the intermezzos.
  15. Quote of the Day
    Joshua Skenes Wants to Satisfy You
  16. Price Check
    Regarding the Economics of Saison, and How Much Labor Goes Into Each Tiny HerbChef Michael Hung recently did a stage there, and shares his thoughts on the matter.
  17. Bookshelf
    David Kinch, Joshua Skenes, Dominique Crenn All Putting Out CookbooksAlso, Traci Des Jardins will be putting out a volume in 2013 as well.
  18. Gastronomics
    The One Percent Is Invited to Drop $25,000 on Valentine’s Dinner By JoshuaA one-night, one-time package at a private home in Big Sur comes with your own Michelin two-star chef: Joshua Skenes.
  19. Actually Pretty Awesome
    Actually Pretty Awesome: Crudités at SaisonIt’s a variant on a classical French dish, and includes a bevy of tiny leaves, as well as a lardo raviolo.
  20. It's All in the Stars
    Benu, Coi, and Saison and the Race to Be S.F.’s First Michelin Three-StarA little more national love for San Francisco, this time from the ‘Journal.’
  21. Ch-ch-ch-changes
    Saison Reduces Seating, Adds Ticket-Based Chef’s CounterThe restaurant will reduce to one seating per night, with eighteen seats only in the main dining room.
  22. Video Feed
    Saison’s Joshua Skenes Reacts to His Michelin StarsHe sprayed champagne all over his staff.
  23. Photo Plates
    A Sixteen-Course Meal at Saison, IllustratedA pretty astonishing looking meal at Saison, enjoyed this week by Ulterior Epicure.
  24. App-etizing
    Find Melissa Perello’s and Joshua Skenes’s Favorite Dishes via NewLearn where the professionals eat, one dish at a time.
  25. Mergers and Acquisitions
    Local Chefs Weigh In on Google-Zagat DealWe, for one, think it’s a good thing.
  26. Back of the House
    Saison Chefs Get New Outfits, Courtesy of Levi’sTheir new chef’s jackets are based on a vintage French one that a Levi’s designer found at the flea market.
  27. Pre-Previews
    Saison Still Set on Moving, May Have Secured New Jackson Square Space [Updated]Skenes says they’re close to a deal on a new spot.
  28. Awards
    Joshua Skenes Crowned Best ChefSF Mag awards him their prize the same year he was among Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs.
  29. Celebrity Settings
    Jacques Pépin Lauds Joshua Skenes, Loves His Rabbit at FCI DinnerPepin was on hand at a dinner celebrating the launch of FCI’s new California campus.
  30. Movin' On Up
    Saison to Relocate Within the Year, Probably DowntownThe move is still probably six to eight months out.
  31. Video Feed
    How the Food at Saison Compares to Japan, According to Nombe’s MariTake a visual tour through the Saison menu, narrated by Japanese chef Mari Takahashi.
  32. Foodievents
    Kim Alter, Eli Kirshstein to Join Jeremy Fox for Saison TakeoverWe’re curious if this isn’t the last collaboration we’ll see between Fox and Alter.
  33. Foodievents
    Jeremy Fox to Take Over Saison for a Week in JuneWhile Joshua Skenes is away at Aspen Food & Wine, Chef Fox will be at the helm.
  34. Foodievents
    Fox and Skenes Team Up for a Dinner April 26Eight courses, $148.
  35. Awards
    Newly Crowned Best New Chef Josh Skenes ‘Had a Complete Blast’ inThe Saison chef threw back some Irish Car Bombs with George Mendes.
  36. Awards
    Confirmed: Joshua Skenes Named Best New ChefWe’re calling it: Joshua Skenes is among Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs for 2011.
  37. Culinary Twitterings
    Joshua Skenes Quite Likely Among Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs forAmong Dana Cowin’s Twitter riddles today: ‘Bay Area ale.’
  38. Not-So-Hopelessly Delayed
    Dcantr Raw Bar Delayed for a BitThe reopening won’t be happening too soon.
  39. Chef Shuffle
    Saison Parts Ways With Its Chef de CuisineChef de cuisine Brett Cooper is gone.
  40. Lists
    Skenes, Lee, Moore All Nominated for Food & Wine People’s ChoiceFood & Wine is doing a poll this year, separate from their editorial choices for Best New Chefs, for “The People’s Best New Chef.”
  41. Chef Shuffle
    Chez TJ Loses Another ChefThe little Mountain View eatery has been a launchpad for a number of big names.
  42. Trends
    The Journal Urges You to Cook in Your Living Room Fireplace ThisWe see this new how-to as fraught with potential for holiday disasters.
  43. Openings
    Opening Tonight: Dcantr, the New Saison Wine BarThe wine bar within the Stable Cafe will offer a full food menu, a la carte, which can also be enjoyed on the fireside patio.
  44. Dish Demo
    Joshua Skenes Plays With Fire at SaisonSee a demonstration of how to roast beets directly on the embers of a fire.
  45. What to Eat
    What to Eat at Dcantr, Possibly Opening Next WeekSaison’s new casual offshoot, which will occupy the Stable Cafe in the evenings, is aiming for a November 9 opening.
  46. The Other Critics
    Bauer Smiles on Saison to the Tune of Three Stars; Patti U. Sups at SuperiorBauer adores the revamped Saison, and Patti U. finds some yummy Cantonese in the Outer Richmond.
  47. We Didn't Start the Fire
    Fire Department Crashes ‘Fire Dinner’ at SaisonAt a special dinner last night, guest chef Jeremy Fox stoked the fire a little too much.
  48. Trends
    Joshua Skenes, ‘Modern-Day Forager’The Financial Times is fascinated with how many chefs are picking and growing their own stuff out here.
  49. Awards
    San Francisco Magazine Welcomes the New Dawn of Not-Just-Farm-to-TableJames Syhabout is named Best Chef and Thomas McNaughton is named Rising Star.
  50. Reopenings
    Take a Look Inside (and Outside) Saison, Reopening TodayJosh Skenes’ pop-up-turned-big-boy restaurant returns this evening, and will soon feature an a la carte menu.
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