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  1. Pre-Previews
    Michael Chiarello to Take Lafitte Space on the Embarcadero, Open SpanishThe name is TBA, and he’s aiming for spring.
  2. Openings
    Bottega, From Pane e Vino People, to Open in Trata Space on UESNorthern Italian on the Upper East Side.
  3. Oh No!
    Michael Chiarello Undergoes Emergency Appendectomy, But He’s FineHe had to bow out of his demo at Flavor! Napa Valley as a result.
  4. Empire Building
    Michael Chiarello Is ‘Ready for Some City Life,’ Scopes Out S.F.He’s on the hunt for 100-seat-locations downtown or on the waterfront.
  5. Celebrity Settings
    Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes Spotted in Napa at Model BakeryAlso, Michael Chiarello’s favorite English muffins are available by mail order.
  6. Trimmings
    Changes Afoot at Coi and BottegaBottega’s added a new private dining area and a new pasta kitchen; Coi is expanding their dining room and doing away with the lounge menu.
  7. O Come Let Us Adore Him
    Chiarello’s ‘Got a Little Bill Clinton In Him,’ Says a FriendThe Napa-based celebrity chef gets the Sunday ‘Chron’ treatment.
  8. Bookshelf
    Michael Chiarello Wants to Teach You Calabrese CookingThe celebrity chef unveils his new cookbook, featuring recipes from Napa Valley restaurant Bottega.
  9. Lists
    Times Finds Nothing New in Yountville
  10. Celebrity Settings
    Katie Lee Joel and a BF Dine at Étoile, Peter Krause at Quince, Luke Wilson atKatie Lee and a mystery beau, not to mention Christy Turlington and Ed Burns, all drop in on Napa; Luke Wilson eats at Slanted Door.
  11. Trends
    Trend Alert: Chef’s Counters With Special Menus Are the Next Big ThingWhether at a counter facing the kitchen or at a traditional chef’s table, more restaurants are featuring special menus for just a small number of diners.
  12. Foodievents
    Bottega Throws a Birthday Bash With TrufflesIt’s been quite a good year for Michael Chiarello, and he’s celebrating with a white truffle dinner.
  13. Bottega Shooting Cookbook Photos TonightIf you eat at Bottega tonight, your photo may wind up in the cookbook.
  14. Lists
    Esquire Shorts SF on ‘Best New’ PicksNopalito is the only San Francisco restaurant to make the list.
  15. Bookshelf
    Zagat Crowns Gary Danko in 2010 GuideReaders call Danko most popular and best food, but report spending cutbacks in general.