Though Grub Street’s New York team will be attending the Beard Awards tonight and reporting back on SF’s winners and whatever gossip they can gather, your SF editor is holding down the fort in SF. But the weather’s so lovely, and we don’t like planes, so we’re totally cool with this fact and totally cool with the fact that the Chron’s Paolo Lucchesi is on the ground there, dining and drinking rosé with SF’s culinary elite. They gathered en masse at Barbuto yesterday — the restaurant helmed by Top Chef Masters’ Jedi chef, Jonathan Waxman. Where are most of our chefs dying to dine while in town? Predicted Best New Restaurant winner, Marea.
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