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  1. Awards
    Newly Installed RN74 Chef Adam Sobel Wins at Cochon
  2. Chef Shuffles
    Chef Roulette: Adam Sobel In, Jason Berthold Out at RN74Sobel most recently worked at Bourbon Steak in D.C.
  3. Foodievents
    SF Chefs Dinner Party Project Continues Into Fall With Events at RN74,Also, one at 1300 on Fillmore.
  4. Foodievents
    Celebrate Julia Child’s 100th at Jardinière, RN74Also, see a photo of Julia with Traci Des Jardins from the late nineties, or thereabouts.
  5. Actually Pretty Awesome
    Actually Pretty Awesome: Green Farro-Sausage Risotto at RN74Also check out the grilled Spanish octopus.
  6. Lists
    Plum, Jardinière, RN74 All Drop Off Bauer’s Top 100Also, both Zero Zero and Picco get cut.
  7. Neighborhood Watch
    Amber Dhara Due in May; Boot & Shoe Starts Lunch; and MoreAlso, the A16 and RN74 chefs are trading kitchens for April Fool’s Day.
  8. The Grub Street Diet
    Ruth Reichl Feasts at Mission Chinese Food, Reveals Her Favorite Burrito in L.A.Also she admits to there being one legitimate use of Velveeta in the world, and it’s in that burrito.
  9. The Other Critics
    Bauer Revisits RN74, Finds It ‘Trendy But a Little Rote’ These DaysAll told: two and a half stars.
  10. Mikey Doesn’t Like It
    Bauer Cannot Abide Overpriced CocktailsMr. Bauer is disturbed by the rise of the $13 drink.
  11. 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.
  12. Brunch
    RN74 to Do Its Very First Brunch on Easter SundaySee the full three-course menu.
  13. The San Francisco Diet
    How Sommelier and Budding Winemaker Rajat Parr Eats and Drinks His Way ThroughThe sommelier submits to the SF Diet.
  14. Foodievents
    Where to Mangez-Vous for Bastille DayOur guide to some very French fetes around town tonight.
  15. Lists
    Travel + Leisure Tells Us Where to Eat in NYC, S.F., Hong Kong, Paris,The international travel mag blesses NYC and S.F. restaurants in a new listicle, but ignores all other American cities.
  16. Celebrity Settings
    Where Would Brian Boitano Eat?
  17. Temporary Closings
    Updated: Aqua Is ‘Temporarily Closed,’ Ladies and GentlemenA phone message states that Aqua is closed “temporarily,” but we suspect a longer closure and complete re-concepting.
  18. The Other Critics
    Kauffman Takes a Hot Dog Tour; Reidinger Rejoices Over RN74
  19. Rumor Mill
    Updated: Michael Mina to Close His Eponymous Restaurant?Rumor has it Michael Mina at the St. Francis will shutter at month’s end.
  20. Mediavore
    Louis’ Restaurant Has Never Felt Secure; Popeye’s CEO Calls Calorie
  21. Mediavore
    RN74 Gets a Spin-Off?; An Irish Chef Recreates the Titanic’s Last Supper
  22. Lists
    Aqua, Gitane, and Ubuntu Drop Off Chron’s Top 100; Adesso, Frances, andSome familiar notables of 2009 like Beard nominees Frances, RN74, and Flour + Water are predictable additions; new deletions include Fonda, Kokkari, and Ton Kiang.
  23. Awards
    Frances, Flour + Water, and Boulevard Top Beard Award National FinalistsSan Francisco got beat out L.A. in the Best Chef: Pacific category with three out of the five finalists, and Boulevard lands in the Outstanding Restaurant category.
  24. The San Francisco Diet
    Where Didn’t Michael Bauer Eat This Week?As his food diary shows, the Chron’s stalwart restaurant critic doesn’t even eat breakfast at home.
  25. Empire Building
    Michael Mina Retakes the Helm at AquaThe celebrated and Michelin-starred chef returns to take over the restaurant that made him famous.
  26. Foodievents
    RN74 Still Has Seats for V-Day, Also a Bocuse D’Or DinnerMichael Mina’s off-shoot is offering special menus for Valentine’s Day and Bocuse D’Or, as well as a new lunch menu.
  27. Thanksgiving
    Brussels Sprouts and Black Ice: Chefs Share Thanksgiving Plans and BloopersWe’ve canvassed five local chefs for their plans this year and their horror stories from the past.
  28. Burgers
    Michael Mina: No Burgers for the RabbleMichael Mina has no plans to make the burger at RN74 available to folks who don’t own condos in Millennium Tower, where the restaurant is.
  29. The Food Chain
    The Food Chain: Jason Berthold Admires Beretta’s Fritto Misto“Everybody loves fried food but good fried really stands out.”
  30. The Food Chain
    The Food Chain: Charlie Palmer Endorses RN74’s CassouletWherein one chef tells about a dish they recently enjoyed courtesy of another chef, then that chef tells us about a dish they enjoyed from another chef, and so on and so forth.