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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. Closings
    Lafitte Closes After Two Years; Chef Russell Jackson Heads to New YorkJackson says he’ll be trying to launch his pop-up in New York now.
  3. Kerfuffles
    Lafitte Chef Now Packing Heat After Death Threats From Foie Gras ProtestersChef Russell Jackson doesn’t shy away from controversy, or media attention.
  4. Neighborhood Watch
    Cuco’s Lives On, For Now; Jardinière Hosts an M.F.K. Fisher Dinner;Also, Twin Peaks Tavern gets honored by the Chron’s 49 Square Miles project.
  5. Foodievents
    Let Them Eat Foie!Lafitte is doing a five-course foie gras dinner on Sunday. Too much?
  6. Nonstaurants
    Former Pop-Up Chef Turned Restaurant Chef to Relaunch Pop-Up at His RestaurantRussell Jackson is relaunching SubCulture Dining at Lafitte.
  7. TV Land
    Foodography Visits Commonwealth, Camino, LafitteAlso, they have an ‘authentic Mission burrito.’
  8. The Other Critics
    By Way of Apology, Bauer Ups Lafitte a Half Star; Kauffman Anoints the Top FiveKauffman’s pizza picks only include one newcomer.
  9. Holidays
    Let Them Eat [Free Cup]Cakes at La Boulange, and More Bastille Day Ideas
  10. Menu Changes
    Lafitte Chef Russell Jackson Giving In and Going for More of a Brasserie ThingThe “menu of logic” is going out the window.
  11. Anniversaries
    Lafitte Rings In One Year With Surprise MenusThere’ll be a chef’s counter dinner series for $59 on Fridays and Saturdays.
  12. Neighborhood Watch
    Sacred Wheel Cheese Shop Opens in Temescal, eVe Hosts Dirt Dinners, and More
  13. Neighborhood Watch
    Enrico’s (Possibly) Shutters, The Grove Opens in Hayes Valley, and MoreAlso, Darwin Cafe gets a new chef.
  14. Sandwiches
    Lafitte Celebrates Elvis’s Birthday With Peanut Butter and Foie GrasIt’s enough to stop even a king’s heart.
  15. Deals
    Lafitte Serves Bacon Flights
  16. Mediavore
    Most Chefs’ Twitter Feeds Are Boring; Hooters Targets Fantasy Footballers
  17. Celebrity Settings
    Adam Lambert Enjoys a Late Supper at LafitteThe glam rocker dined at Pier 5, makeup and all.
  18. Mediavore
    Michael Jackson Inspires Many Local Menu Items; They’re Drinking a Whole
  19. The Other Critics
    Reidinger Disparages the Off-Menu Burger at Heirloom; Kauffman Gets His Beer On;Reidinger enjoys Heirloom; Kauffman likes the beer better than the food at Public House and Social Kitchen; and Sens doesn’t care for Lafitte.
  20. Beef
    Russell Jackson Tells Bauer ‘F U, Come Again’We’d recommend that Chef Jackson try not to get so Twitter-defensive.
  21. The Other Critics
    Patti U. Braves the Student Cuisine at Bistro 10UN; Bauer Doesn’t So MuchPatricia Unterman feels compelled to badmouth the student cuisine at Bistro 10UN; Bauer gives 1.5 stars to Lafitte.
  22. Menus
    Lafitte Serves Up a Prized PigThe dissident chef is serving up various cuts of pork from a whole Iberico pig at Lafitte this week and next.
  23. Slideshow
    Take a Virtual Tour of Lafitte, Opening Tonight on Pier 5Russell Jackson’s long-awaited SF restaurant is ready for its close-up.
  24. Openings
    Opening Next Week: Lafitte, the Long Awaited Venture by Underground Chef RussellTwo years in the making, Lafitte finally makes its debut on Pier 5 next Tuesday.
  25. Mediavore
    Lafitte is Underway; Houston Vies to Get on the Foodie Map
  26. Foodievents
    SubCulture Dining Finally Waves GoodbyeDissident Chef Russell Jackson will focus on opening Lafitte after this Saturday’s Trufflepalooza dinner.