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Michael Bauer

  1. The Other Critics
    Josh Sens Says Siegel’s Food at Michael Mina Is ‘Lighter andSens raises Michael Mina’s rating to three stars.
  2. The Other Critics
    Michael Bauer Is All About Meatballs Right Now; Also, He Thinks All Spice isHe loves the meatballs at Gioia Pizzeria, among others.
  3. Mikey Likes It
    Bauer Raves About Hopscotch, Says It Deserves a ‘Huge Following’Unsurprisingly, he loves the fried chicken.
  4. Mikey Likes It
    BarBersQ in Napa Becomes Q, and Bauer Re-Reviews ItHe gives it three stars, after it had dropped to two.
  5. The Other Critics
    Miller Delighted by Orexi; Roth Calls Machka Pleasant, But Indistinct; BauerBauer gives Lincoln Park 2.5.
  6. Mikey Doesn’t Like It
    Michael Bauer Would Like to Remind Everyone He Doesn’t Look Like OrsonHe reiterates that you don’t have to get fat by eating in restaurants all the time.
  7. The Other Critics
    Bauer Loves the View, the Brunch, Some of the Seafood at Mission Rock Resort;Mission Rock Resort gets two stars.
  8. Mikey Likes It
    Bauer Renews Meadowood’s Four Stars, Calls Kostow an ‘Artist’Still, he has a few complaints.
  9. The Other Critics
    Bauer Loves the Space, But Is Just So-So on the Food at The Thomas in NapaAll told: two stars.
  10. The Other Critics
    Bauer Says Mission Chinese Food Isn’t Quite as Good Without BowienHe also compares the food to an S&M experience.
  11. Mikey Likes It
    Like the Original Location, Nopalito in the Sunset Gets Three Stars From Bauer
  12. The Other Critics
    Miller Tries Out Sugoi Sushi and Elephant Sushi; Bauer Returns to Amber IndiaAlso, Pig & Pie gets the Bargain Bites treatment in the Chron.
  13. The Other Critics
    Bauer Can’t See His Food in Dark Lolinda, Gives It Two StarsHe’s a little displeased, and “confused.”
  14. The Other Critics
    Bauer Says Seven Hills ‘Could Be Better’; Roth Reviews 1058 Hoagie;Also, Allen Matthews reviews Manzoni in Glen Park.
  15. Mikey Likes It
    Bauer Loves the Newly Expanded Mill Valley BeerworksAll told: three stars.
  16. The Other Critics
    Bauer ‘Still Love[s] Range’ But Dings Them for Value; Miller AdoresAlso, Miller loves the new boozy drinks at the Ice Cream Bar.
  17. Mikey Doesn’t Like It
    Bauer Calls Amber Dhara ‘Disappointing’, Gives It One StarThe enormous new Indian spot on Valencia gets a bad, bad review.
  18. The Other Critics
    Bauer Revisits Tra Vigne; Miller Raves About Rich Table; Roth Tries Out the DoorTra Vigne earns two and a half stars.
  19. The Other Critics
    Hirsch Pleasantly Surprised by a ‘Bistro Value Meal’ at AlamoAngele retains its three stars.
  20. Mikey Likes It
    Bauer Loves Rich Table, Calls It ‘the Next Frances’All told: a rare three and a half stars.
  21. The Other Critics
    Miller Raves About Machka; Bauer Likes Pican Just OK; Roth Chows on Wing WingsPican gets just two stars.
  22. Mikey Likes It
    Michael Bauer Loves Campo Fina in Healdsburg, Hands It Three StarsHe says the place has a “comfortable allure.”
  23. The Other Critics
    Michael Bauer Likes the Cocktails, Not Much Else at the New E&OAll told: two stars.
  24. Mikey Likes It
    Bauer Counts Himself a Fan of PlajAll told: two and a half stars.
  25. Mikey Doesn’t Like It
    Bauer Slams Credo With One Star, Calls the Food ‘Bizarre’ andIt remains busy, and he can’t figure out why.
  26. Diplomacy
    Mourad Lahlou Named State Chef in Ceremony Led By Hillary ClintonIt’s called the Culinary Diplomatic Partnership and it formalizes the role that’s already been played by the James Beard Foundation in suggesting chefs to cook for state events.
  27. Mikey Likes It
    Bauer Lavishes Praise on Troya Fillmore, Knocks Elizabeth Falkner in the ProcessAll told, it’s two and a half stars.
  28. The Other Critics
    Bauer Downgrades Le Colonial Big Time; Roth Enjoys Dim Sum at Hong Kong LoungeLe Colonial ends up with half a star for food.
  29. Mikey Doesn’t Like It
    Michael Bauer Hates Sous VideHe’s calling for a ban, sort of.
  30. The Other Critics
    Bauer Bestows Three Stars on Terrapin Crossroads; Says Shadowbrook In CapitolaTerrapin Crossroads is right up his alley, it seems.
  31. The Other Critics
    Hirsch Finds Some Cleaner Vietnamese at Kim Son; Bauer Returns to Cook; RothBauer gives Cook two stars, but doesn’t care for the food.
  32. Mikey Doesn’t Like It
    Bauer Calls French Blue ‘Unfocused’ and ‘Unsatisfying’All told, it’s two stars, but it reads a lot worse than that.
  33. The Other Critics
    Bauer Explores Salt House’s ‘Reinvigorated’ MenuMichael Bauer explores Salt House’s reinvigorated menu.
  34. The Other Critics
    Bauer Thinks Dixie’s Service, Decor Out of Synch with MenuBauer gives Dixie’s food mixed reviews but says other aspects of the restaurant need work.
  35. The Other Critics
    Bauer Still Loves the Supper-Clubby, Retro Air of Bix; Sweet Reviews Glen EllenGlen Ellen Star wins two and a half stars.
  36. Interviews
    Michael Bauer Discusses Anonymity, Homophobia, Chick-Fil-A’I hope I’m anonymous,’ says he.
  37. Mikey Doesn’t Like It
    Bauer Not Impressed With Copita; Hirsch Has a Meat Feast at American EateryBauer gives Copita a mere two stars, though the review reads even worse than that.
  38. The Other Critics
    Bauer Says Spoonbar is ‘Transformed’; Boer Calls Berkeley’sBauer upgrades Spoonbar to three stars.
  39. The Other Critics
    Bauer Impressed By Central Kitchen, Can’t Handle the Music; Hirsch CallsMr. Bauer bestows a mere two and a half stars on the Mission’s big spring opener.
  40. The Other Critics
    Janny Hu Likes, Doesn’t Love, Mozzeria; Bauer Returns to Kingfish in SanKingfish ends up with just one star for food.
  41. The Other Critics
    Bauer Loves the Wine, Calls the Food ‘Ponderous’ at St. VincentAll told: two and a half stars, with three for service.
  42. Health Concerns
    Grand Jury Declares Healthy S.F. Surcharges ShadyThey found that ‘a small but growing number’ of restaurants were profiting from the pocketing of unused health care set-aside funds, and that the city should disallow the practice.
  43. The Other Critics
    Stafford Calls Dixie ‘Terrific’; Bauer Revisits MaverickBauer keeps Maverick at 2.5 stars.
  44. Celebrity Settings
    Michael Bauer Dines With Nancy Pelosi at Aziza, Finds She Also Takes Pictures ofThey spent over three hours together, and Bauer says the conversation flowed smoothly.
  45. Mikey Likes It
    Bauer Raves and Raves About Comal, Gives It Three StarsThe only other review wasn’t so great, but Bauer is in love.
  46. The Other Critics
    Michael Bauer and Patricia Unterman Both Review Gioia PizzeriaBauer is more positive, and loves the pizza, but Patty points out that the crust isn’t as often as the “new crop of Neapolitan wonders” around town.
  47. The Other Critics
    Unterman Gets Mustard Overload at Salumeria; Bauer Takes Off on Paris VacationPatty complained about her porchetta sandwich…
  48. The Other Critics
    Bauer Returns to Underwood in Graton; Hirsch Gets Sassed at Red Door Café;Also, Virginia Miller offers her take on Rio Grande and Big.
  49. FYI
    Regarding Nixon in China, and Michael Bauer’s Program Notes onBauer ponders how Chinese food has changed, in part because of Nixon’s trip.
  50. The Other Critics
    Las Vegas: A Good Town to Be a Non-Anonymous CriticThree Vegas critics got profiled in the NYT today, and one used to review strip clubs.
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