Developers want to turn the hood into a corporate feeding frenzy. Literally!
John Birdsall tackles the subject of the 'new generation of Asian Fusion' and we wish the term would just go away.
The restaurant will add the likes of lomo saltado and ceviche to its menu, suspiciously just days after the cooking is declared "the next big thing."
Mr. Bauer is disturbed by the rise of the $13 drink.
Sara Deseran has been at this longer than we have...
Korean fried chicken (also called KFC) is nothing new, but now all sorts of Asian-style variants of the crispy fried birds are popping up on menus around town. Just recently we told you about Chubby Noodle, the newly opened pop-up...
Michael Bauer, for one, voices his grave disapproval.
"Since the collapse of the World Trade Center a decade ago, this sense of grandeur and spectacle has more or less vanished from the city's restaurant scene, replaced by a less showy, more elemental style of dining. The trend was...
We're not sick of barrel-aged cocktails yet, especially with cool techniques like "solera" to talk about.
From Boston to S.F., the football-making material is trending on menus.
The more flavorful American brews are taking hold against blander lagers.
And let's round out the day with a trend, shall we? 7x7 notes three examples (three's a trend!) of chefs playing with the tried-and-true deviled egg, including a Japanese take by Ravi Kapur at Prospect, and several delicious variations ...
The Richmond District's brand new Hot Sauce and Panko takes the chicken and waffle trend one step further with its Wings and Waffle combo.
7x7 makes the case, others argue against.
Bauer is none too pleased with the Blackberry-like ordering tablets the waiters have their eyes glued to at Bluestem Brasserie.
Now that Neal Fraser and David Lefevre are here, it will be interesting to see if any new nearby project can hold its own.
A lot of chefs, working in cuisines from their parents' homelands, are doing stuff that can't be called fusion and it can't be called 'inauthentic' either.
KFC is hoping to reintroduce their famous founder to future generations, if they could only remember who he was exactly.