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Michael Mina

  1. Imports
    Din Tai Fung Due in Glendale This FallWhich everyone is way more excited about than Bourbon Steak.
  2. Awards Season
    James Beard Foundation Announces Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in AmericaThe Foundation will honor its six new inductees on May 6.
  3. Chef Shuffles
    Chef Roulette: Adam Sobel In, Jason Berthold Out at RN74Sobel most recently worked at Bourbon Steak in D.C.
  4. The Other Critics
    Josh Sens Says Siegel’s Food at Michael Mina Is ‘Lighter andSens raises Michael Mina’s rating to three stars.
  5. Foodievents
    SF Chefs Dinner Party Project Continues Into Fall With Events at RN74,Also, one at 1300 on Fillmore.
  6. Imports
    San Francisco’s The Melt Joining L.A.’s Comfort Dish-Specific InvasionThe menu comes from Michael Mina, even if it’s just a bunch of grilled cheese sandwiches.
  7. Chef Shuffles
    Ron Siegel Begins His Tenure at Michael MinaSiegel is taking over as executive chef.
  8. Other Cities
    Mina Leaves Detroit, Puck Moves InWolfgang Puck will open two new restaurants in place of Mina’s SaltWater and Bourbon Steak at the MGM Grand Detroit.
  9. Chef Shuffles
    Ron Siegel Departing the Ritz, Gets Named Executive Chef at Michael MinaBig news!
  10. Price Check
    Michael Mina Launches Extra-Indulgent Tasting MenuIt’s $245 without wine.
  11. Let Them Eat Foie
    Now That Foie Gras Is Illegal, Here’s What California Chefs Are StillChefs like Hubert Keller and Thomas Keller are finding equally expensive ingredients to tout on menus.
  12. Market Watch
    Marc Forgione, Stephen Starr, and Michael Mina Competing for Massive FiDiCall it the Eataly of lower Manhattan.
  13. Sam’s Club
    XIV Is Returning…For Some ReasonThe former Michael Mina restaurant is now some sort of Hollywood party being held at The Colony.
  14. Other Magazines
    Oenotri, Comstock Saloon, and Michael Mina All Featured in Food & WineAlso, Chris Cosentino has a recipe in there too.
  15. The Other Critics
    Gold Blown Away by Shanghai No. 1 Seafood; Patric Kuh Reflects on Red MedicineThe L.A. Weekly critic calls it, “the most ambitious Chinese restaurant to open in Los Angeles in a decade — maybe ever…”
  16. Mediavore
    Heavy Coffee Drinking May Reduce Diabetes Risk; Michael Mina Throws a DinnerThe San Francisco chef helps you host eighteen of your closest friends at dinner.
  17. Empire Building
    Michael Mina and LAMill Unite in BaltimoreThe San Fran chef and the L.A. coffee obsession merge at The Four Seasons for a project that could very well boomerang back to the West Coast.
  18. Chef Shuffle
    Starr Taps Former Morimoto Sous Chef to Helm His Route 6In addition to Morimoto, the chef held down kitchens at Buddakan and Talula’s Garden.
  19. Chefs Loving Chefs
    In Praise of Michael Mina’s Many Former Sous ChefsOn Sunday, Michael will be feted by many of the chefs who have worked for him over the years.
  20. Neighborhood Watch
    Mina Hires Del Posto Chef; Celebrate the Oxford Companion to Beer at
  21. Foodievents
    Alums of Michael Mina’s Kitchens Return to Fête Him at October 9The chefs will prepare a six-course menu that pays tribute to Mina’s 20-year career.
  22. Closings
    Michael Mina’s XIV Gets 86’d From Sunset Blvd.The chef’s L.A. outpost struggled with concepts and failed to attract serious diners.
  23. Mediavore
    Michael Mina Among Most Expensive Restaurants; Biden Eats Pig-Intestine Soup
  24. Foodievents
    Where Morimoto Meets Mary J. Blige and Ozomotli Joins Your Beachside BBQLos Angeles Food & Wine is pairing celebrities with chefs.
  25. Video Feed
    Michael Mina Would Like Shabu Shabu For His Last MealAlso, he’d like Elton John to be there.
  26. Fever for Lefebvre
    Ludo Gets All GQ SmoothSorry “LudoBitches,” his shirt stays on.
  27. Booze You Can Use
    Booze News: Murray Stenson Leaves Zig Zag, Gin Class, Guest Nola BartenderOne of the nation’s leading barmen joins Michael Mina’s crew… and other booze news.
  28. The Other Critics
    Josh Sens Compares Michael Mina to the Spider-Man MusicalSens is, admittedly, more fond of off-Broadway.
  29. The Other Critics
    Reidinger Approves of the New Michael Mina, But Not Its Politics; Kauffman LikesOMG, Reidinger uses his review of Michael Mina to go off about the extension of the Bush tax cuts, and we’re done with him.
  30. Lists
    Bauer Blesses Eleven Restaurants As Best Openers of 2010He couldn’t quite whittle the list down to ten.
  31. Holidays
    For God’s Sake, Make Some NYE Plans Already!
  32. The Other Critics
    Bauer Loves the New Mina, Kind of Likes Five in Berkeley; Matthews Wants to LoveThe new Michael Mina gets three and a half stars, and is probably on the road back to four.
  33. Oh Sherry
    How the Food World Feels About S. Irene Virbila’s Outing“No one deserves to be treated like that. Restaurants should affirm our humanity, not deny it,” tweets chef Daniel Patterson.
  34. The Other Critics
    Michael Bauer Becomes a Believer at Bourbon Steak
  35. Slideshow
    The Five Best Pork Dishes in San FranciscoThe best you can do in these parts in the post-pork belly era.
  36. Slideshows
    A Look at Red Medicine’s Reimagined Vietnamese Cooking, Now Open on WilshireThe Per Se and Alinea vet finally opens his “homage to our favorite little Vietnamese spot” and it’s worth the wait.
  37. The San Francisco Diet
    How the Tablehopper (a.k.a. Marcia Gagliardi) Works Through Turkey Leftovers,The local food maven submits to the San Francisco Diet.
  38. Mikey Likes It
    Was 2010 the Best Year Ever for the San Francisco Food Scene?Will big guys like Prospect and Mina upstage the notable upstarts on Bauer’s annual top 10?
  39. Foodievents
    Stars Shine at the Borgata SaturdayStar chefs are teaming up at the resort for a Mediterranean-inspired feast.
  40. Menus
    Michael Mina Tries to Sell the Downtown Crowd on Crispy Pig’s EarsWill the FiDi crowd go in for offal like the true foodinistas have been?
  41. Mediavore
    No More Smoking on Restaurant Patios; Yes, Sandra Lee Is New York’s Next
  42. Openings
    Step Inside the New Michael Mina, Opening TonightSee our slideshow of Michael Mina 2.0, in the former Aqua space.
  43. What to Eat
    What to Eat at Michael Mina 2.0, Opening TuesdaySee the full menus at the newly relocated, about to reopen Michael Mina in the former Aqua space.
  44. Neighborhood Watch
    More on Michael Mina 2.0, BeeBo Popping Up at Joey & Eddie’s, and MoreAlso, a Boxing Room preview dinner, and The Cantina is back in Mill Valley.
  45. Video Feed
    Exclusive: Michael Mina Chokes Up Talking About His Return to AquaMina made his name at Aqua in the late 90s, and now, having bought the place, he returns triumphantly with the new Restaurant Michael Mina on October 19.
  46. What to Eat
    What to Eat at Bourbon Steak, Opening ThursdaySee the full menu at the new steakhouse moving in where Michael Mina used to be.
  47. Closings
    Hubert Keller Closes, Casualizes Vegas OutpostThe six-year-old Fleur de Lys Las Vegas will become a “global tapas restaurant” under a new name.
  48. Closings
    Remembering Michael Mina, Version 1.0Looking back at old reviews as Mina’s eponymous restaurant has its swan song this evening.
  49. Interviews
    Interview: Jordan Kahn Offers An Early Dose of Red MedicineDespite the growing hype, the chef is more concerned with feeding his hard-working peers.
  50. Coming Soon
    Steven Fretz Fixating on Fish for Solo ProjectThe former XIV chef must have learned a lesson on Sunset, as he’s going casual and comfortable for a new venture.
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