Someone always feels left out.
All told: one and a half stars.
Also, Janny Hu reviews Izakaya Yuzuki.
Parallel 37 and Haven, we think, are better than Bauer thinks they are.
Also, both Zero Zero and Picco get cut.
Bauer's annual update includes seventeen new and old restaurants that weren't on the list before.
Bauer praises the revival of a San Francisco original.
Also, Virginia Miller rounds up more lunch options.
Oh, he's still steaming mad...
Bauer counts himself a big fan of Nick Balla's food, and says this is now his benchmark for Eastern European food.
Noting that it's "unusual is for the offshoot to crush the flagship," Michael Bauer revisits Limon (524 Valencia), which has recently morphed into a third Limon Rotisserie, following on the success of the South Van Ness chicken offshoot. He daren't...
What does Quince cost these days, anyway?
Michael Bauer is positively delighted by the food that chef Bridget Batson (Gitane) and chef de cuisine Caleb Jones are doing at Claudine (8 Claude Lane), the newish casual FiDi spot from owner Franck LeClerc (Cafe Claude, Gitane). He says...
All told: two and a half stars, with three for food.
Also, locavores are big job creators!
We find out via Ryan Scott's Twitter both that he's going to have Michael Bauer and former Top Cheftestant (and prospective Napa restaurateur) Casey Thompson on his new KGO radio show next Saturday afternoon, and that Top Chef judge Gail...
Bauer Says Haven Lacks ‘Finesse,’ But He Likes the Improved Ristobar; Patty U. Applauds Original Joe’s
Haven gets a mere two stars.
An update reviews sounds like it might be on its way.
The verdict: two stars.