Weekend Recap: Notable Firsts And One Sad End

We’re reviving an old feature here at MenuPages SF: The Weekend Recap. A lot goes down in the city’s kitchens and the blogs over the weekend, and now, again, you can get it all in one place, right here, served hot each Monday.

• Michael Bauer, still broken up about the passing of Rubicon, consoles himself (and us) with a look at other notable establishments in both New York and here, and how the two cities compare as dining centers. [SF Gate]

• The Asian Culinary Forum will host a syposium, Asian Food Without Borders, Oct. 10-11. [EatingAsia]

• Blogger Noobcook tosses off her first review: Of San Francisco’s very own Golden Flower. [Noobcook]

• Chowhounds debate the staying power of Le Central Bistro [Chowhound]

• And Oakland’s Camino gets three big stars in the Chron, as Michael Bauer tracks Alice Waters’ disciples. [SF Gate]

Weekend Recap: Notable Firsts And One Sad End