The Chronicle Over Coffee

Here’s your Wednesday morning roundup of the San Francisco Chronicle’s weekly food section. Caution: It’s hot!

The lead story, a big feature on Martin Yan, got us grinning from ear to ear. We don’t lavish nearly enough praise on that guy around here. [MARTIN YAN’S CAN-DO ATTITUDE]

Amanda Gold visits Sudachi for this week’s second review of a Japanese restaurant to use the word “riff” in the headline. [Dining Out: Sudachi riffs on Japanese classics]

Taster’s Choice looks at frozen lasagna and likes Michael Angelo’s best. [Panel warms to just one frozen lasagna]

Get ready for slow food, a new chef at the Ritz-Carlton and another at Campton Place. [Inside Scoop]

Tuscan kale is in no short supply right now, and is making its way into all sorts of recipes. [The Seasonal Cook

Some lighter recipes might help ease the Valentine’s Day hangover [South to North]

The Chronicle Over Coffee