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Traci Des Jardins

  1. Video Feed
    Watch David Chang and Traci Des Jardins Try Astronaut Coffee“A pretty ingenious way to drink coffee in the morning.”
  2. Nice Work If You Can Get It
    Travel Across France Next Spring With Traci Des JardinsIt’s just a touch spendy…
  3. Bookshelf
    How Tough Do Women Have It in Pro Kitchens?Find out in this excerpt from Charlotte Druckman’s new book, ‘Skirt Steak.’
  4. Anniversaries
    Lizzie Binder, Richard Reddington, Other Alums Return to Jardinière forThe event will benefit Share Our Strength.
  5. Deals
    Traci Des Jardins Becomes Sole Owner of Jardinière, Will Continue to MakeShe’s bought out partner Pat Kuleto to become sole managing partner.
  6. Menu Changes
    Jardinière Celebrates Fifteen Years With Revamped Dinner MenuThe menu brings prices for entrees down a touch by making side dishes optional.
  7. Foodievents
    Celebrate Julia Child’s 100th at Jardinière, RN74Also, see a photo of Julia with Traci Des Jardins from the late nineties, or thereabouts.
  8. Foodievents
    There Will Be a Pig’s Blood ‘Candy’ at Cochon 555 This WeekendIt’s happening this Sunday.
  9. Foodievents
    Des Jardins and MacNaughton Among This Year’s Cochon ContendersIt all goes down on Sunday, May 20.
  10. Let Them Eat Foie
    State Senate Won’t Waste Its Important Time Discussing Foie GrasMaybe 100 foie gras-loving chefs can be wrong.
  11. Bookshelf
    David Kinch, Joshua Skenes, Dominique Crenn All Putting Out CookbooksAlso, Traci Des Jardins will be putting out a volume in 2013 as well.
  12. Foodies With Benefits
    Top Chef Masters Reunite at Jardinière Tomorrow for CharityThey’re cooking a multi-course meal together for $1,000 a head.
  13. Anniversaries
    Last Night’s Michael Mina Tribute Dinner, in PicturesThe dinner had a certain nostalgia to it, from plate to plate.
  14. Chefs Loving Chefs
    In Praise of Michael Mina’s Many Former Sous ChefsOn Sunday, Michael will be feted by many of the chefs who have worked for him over the years.
  15. App-etizing
    Find Melissa Perello’s and Joshua Skenes’s Favorite Dishes via NewLearn where the professionals eat, one dish at a time.
  16. Foodievents
    Alums of Michael Mina’s Kitchens Return to Fête Him at October 9The chefs will prepare a six-course menu that pays tribute to Mina’s 20-year career.
  17. Back of the House
    Traci Des Jardins Reflects on Her Protégés, Enjoys MichaelAmong Des Jardins’s former sous chefs are Richard Reddington, Chris Cosentino, Robbie Lewis, and Douglas Keane.
  18. Mergers and Acquisitions
    Local Chefs Weigh In on Google-Zagat DealWe, for one, think it’s a good thing.
  19. Real Estate
    Ritz-Carlton Tahoe Property Changes Hands, But Hotel Remains Open As UsualThe Ritz says there will be no impact on the hotel or the guest experience, and Traci Des Jardins’s Manzanita remains open as usual.
  20. Top Chef Alumni Newsletter
    Will Mary Sue Win This Thing Or What?Sure, all these events surrounding the Top Chef Masters finale could just be promotions. But could they also be predictions?
  21. Foodievents
    Traci Des Jardins Does Another Top Chef-Inspired Menu TonightSee the menu for the $45 three-courser.
  22. L.A. Diet
    Chef Mary Sue Milliken Drinks ‘Exorbitant’ Amounts of Darjeeling,“I like the second flush, muscatel-tasting Darjeeling. I can’t wait to go there.”
  23. Foodievents
    Traci Des Jardins to Cook Dinner Wednesday With Top Chef Masters RivalThe ‘Top Chef Masters’ ‘adversaries’ won’t be squaring off so much as they’ll be tag-teaming a dinner this week in S.F.
  24. The Food Chain
    Portland Chef Jason French Fiends for the Foie Gras Torchon at JardinièreA Portland chef finds a perfectly executed classic in S.F.
  25. TV Land
    Meet Traci Des Jardins at This Week’s Viewing Party for Top ChefThis week’s episode challenges the chefs to cook healthy meals for ‘Biggest Loser’ contestants.
  26. Dish Demo
    Traci Des Jardins Shows Us How to Make Her Grandmother’s MeatballsA dish demo from the Feast.
  27. TV Land
    See Traci Des Jardins Represent at a Top Chef Masters Premiere Party atOur sole S.F. chef representative on ‘Top Chef Masters’ will be hosting a viewing party Wednesday.
  28. Neighborhood Watch
    Traci Des Jardins to Guest Chef at Heirloom, Zaré Launches Lunch Counter,
  29. Awards
    Tom Colicchio, Traci Des Jardins, and Ming Tsai Will Host Beard AwardsTraci Des Jardins is #winning!
  30. Chefs at Home
    Grub Street to San Francisco Chefs: ‘Where Were You When the GiantsA group of S.F. chefs tell us what they were up to the moment the game was won, and every corner of the city erupted.
  31. Blood and Guts
    Traci Des Jardins Shares a Final Bloody TaleA tale of blood from the Rubicon days.
  32. Mediavore
    A Day in the Life of La Cocina; The Biggest Trend in 2010 is Kitchen Gardens?
  33. Interviews
    Traci Des Jardins Is Not Afraid to Get Up In Dudes’ FacesBack in Rubicon days, Traci Des Jardins knew how to be a boss with no mercy.
  34. Foodievents
    What You Missed at the Pride SoiréeTwo roundups from last Friday’s AmfAR benefit event.
  35. Foodievents
    Sample Some Early Bites from Benu, Bar Agricole, and PlumA tasting event, benefiting Share Our Strength, will feature some “sneak peek” mini dishes from some upcoming restaurants.
  36. Slideshow
    Sneak a Peek Inside Public House & Mijita, Opening Next WeekThe two new restaurants debut on opening day of baseball season.
  37. Interviews
    Traci Des Jardins Loves Zuni Café, Hates BurritosThe extremely busy chef talks to Grub Street about Public House, opening next week, and about possible plans to expand Mijita in New York.
  38. Mediavore
    Public House to Open With Baseball Season; Hawaiian Sumo Wrestler Pimps Coconut
  39. Mediavore
    How to Infiltrate Villa Taverna; New Olympic Menu Items Appear at CanadianThe Bold Italic works its way into several private clubs; Michelle Obama unveils obesity plan; and more.
  40. The Other Critics
    Bauer Treks to Tahoe to Review Manzanita; Unterman Loves the Noodles at King WonMichael Bauer gives two and half stars to Traci Des Jardins’ latest; Unterman can’t get enough of King Won Ton.
  41. Closings
    South, Pickles Closing in End-Of-Year CrashLate 2009 has not been a good time for several high-profile restaurants.
  42. Openings
    What to Eat at Des Jardins’ Manzanita, Opening Today in TahoeThe new restaurant at the new Ritz will make ski season tasty.
  43. Previews
    Des Jardins’ Manzanita Due Next WeekTahoe restaurant will give Plumpjack at Heavenly a run for its money.
  44. Closings
    Acme Chophouse to Split in TwoCurrent chophouse concept will make way for a pub and a taqueria.
  45. Closings
    Acme Getting Chopped By Year’s EndGiant restaurant will shutter, to reopen as a more casual place by next baseball season.
  46. Previews
    Traci Des Jardines Previews Tahoe, L.A. MenusManzanita will feature comfort food for skiers, while sardines star at this weekend’s American Wine & Food fest.
  47. Nancy Oakes
    Nancy Oakes and Robbie Lewis, As Seen by StarChefs
  48. Expeditions
    Women Chefs Behave BoarishlyAnita Lo and April Bloomfield go on safari.
  49. Mediavore
    Madman Runs Amok With BBQ Knives; Traci Des Jardins Overboard on ‘NextA madman grabbed knives from the Texas Smokehouse Barbecue and started slashing people in Murray Hill until he was gunned down. [NYP] Traci Des Jardins is the first one overboard at The Next Iron Chef. [Serious Eats] A lot of good restaurants have failed health inspections, leading to: “You’ll pay $90 for a prix-fixe meal complete with foie gras and lobster at celebrity chef David Bouley’s namesake restaurant — just watch out for eight-legged appetizers.” [NYP]