Still: two and a half stars.
Bauer Kind of Hates The Sea by Alexander’s Steakhouse; Unterman Adores Bar Tartine; Hirsch Discovers Bro Meals
It's a sad one and a half stars for The Sea.
Piccino Still Makes the Grade With Bauer; Roth Calls Rickybobby ‘a Great Place for Stoners’; Miller Gives an Early Word on Ramen Shop
Miller says the best thing at Ramen Shop is the wild nettle fried rice.
Some rich guy who hates paying taxes tipped $3 on a $37 bill and left a note to explain why.
So, S.F.'s own critic of record, Michael Bauer, had not one but two very close calls involving small planes in the Midwest during his annual holiday trip to visit family (in case you were wondering where his Sunday review has...
Under-seasoned food is not okay with Bauer.
Bauer Walks Down Memory Lane at Trident in Sausalito; Hirsch Delighted by Basque Cultural Center; Roth Finds Worthy Deep-Dish at Capo's
Trident gets two stars from Bauer, and Hirsch and Roth both indulge in hearty fare.
The big Marina brasserie gets upgraded to two and a half stars.
Josh Sens Says Siegel’s Food at Michael Mina Is ‘Lighter and Brighter’; Bauer Says Murray Circle Still Inconsistent
Sens raises Michael Mina's rating to three stars.
He loves the meatballs at Gioia Pizzeria, among others.
Unsurprisingly, he loves the fried chicken.
He gives it three stars, after it had dropped to two.
Miller Delighted by Orexi; Roth Calls Machka Pleasant, But Indistinct; Bauer Mostly Impressed With Lincoln Park in Marin
Bauer gives Lincoln Park 2.5.
He reiterates that you don't have to get fat by eating in restaurants all the time.
Bauer Loves the View, the Brunch, Some of the Seafood at Mission Rock Resort; Hirsch Has Good Sushi at Tekka
Mission Rock Resort gets two stars.
Still, he has a few complaints.
All told: two stars.
He also compares the food to an S&M experience.