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  1. statements
    Chef David Kinch Withdraws His Name From This Year’s James Beard Awards“The idea of celebrating achievement … simply does not feel right.”
  2. Awards
    Another American Restaurant Has Earned Michelin’s Highest RatingDavid Kinch’s Manresa got a serious upgrade.
  3. Reopenings
    Fire-Damaged West Coast Restaurant Manresa Will Reopen for New Year’s EveReservations for January go up for grabs beginning December 15.
  4. Lists
    Here Are the 2015 Michelin Stars for San Francisco; Benu and Saison Both GetChefs Corey Lee and Joshua Skenes join the three-star club.
  5. Interviews
    World-Class Chef David Kinch: ‘I Miss Going to Work … I Just Want MyAfter a devastating fire, he’s working hard to reopen Manresa.
  6. Fire
    Fire Damage at Manresa Will Take 4 to 5 Months to Repair“I think we’re going to be a stronger and better restaurant.”
  7. Fire
    Acclaimed West Coast Restaurant Manresa Damaged by 2-Alarm FireDavid Kinch is en route to San Francisco to assess the damage.
  8. Leftovers
    Manresa Cookbook Signing; Blue Hill Releases Sweet-Potato YogurtPlus: L’Apicio’s pig roast, and more, in today’s Leftovers.
  9. Awards Season
    Food & Wine Names Best New Pastry Chefs 2013Six chefs at the top of their game are honored.
  10. Lists
    Manresa Slips Off the World’s Top 50; French Laundry Slips TooThe French Laundry is now 47th in the world, according to the Pellegrino folks, down from 43.
  11. Celebrity Settings
    Bourdain and Ripert Drop in on Los GatosThey were here on their “Good vs. Evil” tour, and likely hit Manresa as well as Dio Deka.
  12. Foodievents
    Celebrate the Rarest of Winter Citrus at Manresa on SundayIt’s time for the annual Citrus Modernista dinner.
  13. Lists
    Bon Appétit Says These 20 Restaurants Are the Country’s MostAn important list of important restaurants.
  14. Chef Shuffles
    Management Team Bails Barnyard, Jeremy Fox Working on New ProjectFormer general manager Helena Brown tells us the ownership “wasn’t a good fit.”
  15. Lists
    2013 Zagat Bay Area Rankings Drop, Remain Odd and Irrelevant [Updated]It all makes very little sense, once again.
  16. Foodievents
    Get a Last-Minute Reservation for Manresa’s Tomato Modernista DinnersThere are still a few tables left.
  17. Anniversaries
    David Kinch Talks About Manresa’s Tenth Anniversary WeekendHe talks about the five celebratory dinners that just concluded last night.
  18. Temporary Closings
    Manresa Closed This Week for Summer Break
  19. Oeno-File
    Kinch and Bareilles Talk Wine Pairing
  20. Anniversaries
    Grab a Seat for Manresa’s Tenth Anniversary DinnersWe now have pricing and reservation details.
  21. Anniversaries
    Michael Cimarusti, Jeremy Fox, and Others to Help Celebrate Manresa’sAlso, alums Michael Gaines and Charlie Parker will be returning too.
  22. Lists
    Manresa and The French Laundry Both Crack Pellegrino’s Top 50Also, Coi rises seventeen places to 58.
  23. Foodievents
    Manresa Welcomes Famed Australian Chef Ben Shewry for Guest Chef DinnersHe’ll be joining David Kinch in the kitchen May 12 and 13.
  24. Culinary Twitterings
    Local Michelin Inspectors Approve of Haven and Mozzeria, and Fall In Love AnewAlso, they had a great meal at Manresa.
  25. Bookshelf
    David Kinch, Joshua Skenes, Dominique Crenn All Putting Out CookbooksAlso, Traci Des Jardins will be putting out a volume in 2013 as well.
  26. Lists
    Like Zagat, AAA Discovers Manresa for the First TimeAlso, they’ve totally ignored the Restaurant at Meadowood yet again.
  27. Front of House
    Manresa Hires Front-Of-House Guy Away From Frances, Announces Citrus DinnerThis year’s Citrus Modernista dinner will be on February 26.
  28. The Other Critics
    SF Mag Bows Down to David Kinch, Says Manresa ‘EludesCapping off a year of national love and terrific press, Kinch gets a little more from Josh Sens.
  29. Mikey Likes It
    Michael Bauer Calls David Kinch ‘an Artist’, Renews Manresa’sManresa is better than ever, says Bauer.
  30. Other Magazines
    GQ Names David Kinch Chef of the Year, Tries to Define His CookingThis marks the third big bit of national-magazine love for Kinch this year.
  31. Michelin Guide
    Michelin 2012: Benu, Baumé, and Saison Get Two Stars; Sons & Daughters,Also, Michael Mina returns to the guide at one star.
  32. Michelin Guide
    Will Manresa, Coi, or Benu Join the Three-Star Club?O, the drama of it all…
  33. O Come Let Us Adore Him
    Ferran Adria Drops in on Manresa, Coi [Updated]The great chef spent Saturday evening in Los Gatos.
  34. Foodievents
    David Kinch to Play With 60 Varieties of Tomatoes at Tomato Modernista DinnersOctober 1 and 2 are the dates.
  35. Other Blogs
    Ulterior Epicure, Now Unmasked, Pays For All Those Crazy Meals Himself [Updated]The anonymous blogger is actually Bonjwing Lee, and no, those meals weren’t on an expense account.
  36. Lists
    Zagat Releases Their 2012 Guide, Lineup Looks a Lot Like Last Year’sYeah. Yawn.
  37. Chef Shuffles
    Central Kitchen Gets a Former Manresa Chef, and a RenderingMichael Gaines will be Thomas McNaughton’s right-hand man at the much anticipated Flour + Water spinoff.
  38. The Other Critics
    Josh Sens Bestows Four Big Ones on ManresaThe only four-star reviews to come from Mr. Sens were for the French Laundry and Cyrus.
  39. Other Magazines
    Manresa and Love Apple Farm Get Full Bon App Feature Treatment
  40. The Other Critics
    Local Michelin Inspectors Love the Revamped Manresa, Don’t Care forApparently, the sauce at Ragazza was “sour.”
  41. The Other Critics
    Alan Richman Hearts S.F. Now, Calls New York RestaurantsThe ‘GQ’ critic says the Bay Area is now the region to watch for restaurants of ‘ambition and imagination.’
  42. Tales From the Deep
    Enough With This Fresh Fish Nonsense!JJ Goode on the silliness of not ordering fish on Mondays, and why the “freshest” seafood you can eat might have been caught years ago.
  43. Interviews
    Rick Bayless Calls Tijuana ‘One of the Great Food Cities of NorthThe Chicago chef just made an appearance in the Bay Area, talked about shooting the eighth season of his PBS show in Baja.
  44. The Other Critics
    Patty U. Deems Nojo ‘Japanese with Midwestern Values’; Bauer RecallsUnterman reviews the latest Japanese izakaya; Bauer waxes nostalgic over SF chef greats; Janny Hu reviews The Pot Sticker.
  45. Foodievents
    What You Missed at David Kinch’s Beard-Week Pop-UpA slideshow of the meal, courtesy of Serious Eats.
  46. Foodievents
    How to Grab a Seat at David Kinch’s Sold-Out James Beard Dinner SeriesLast year’s winner of Best Chef: Pacific makes a rare, four-day appearance in a New York kitchen.
  47. Trimmings
    Manresa’s Renovation, Complete With Cocktail Bar, Due in JuneThe restaurant remains open throughout the renovation, which will include a new cocktail lounge.
  48. Menus
    What to Eat at Manresa’s Citrus Modernista DinnerSee the full menu for the special winter dinner on February 20.
  49. Foodievents
    Three Local Restaurants Go Mad For CitrusPerbacco, Spoonbar, and Manresa are all doing citrus-y things.
  50. Foodievents
    Learn How to Roast a Chicken Like David KinchGet in on Kinch and Pim’s “Day-Off Dinner” series of classes.
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