‘Can’t a little restaurant have its chance at being themselves, without people’s expectations and desires [messing] up the whole damn thing?”
Someone wrote this on my first negative review, as part of a lengthy comment that boiled down to: “Hey, at least they’re trying!”
Company, a new restaurant on the Mission-Noe fault line, is certainly trying. Though the sterile name may seem like an afterthought, the owners are putting a lot of sweat equity into their menu. Read More
During my first meal at the Chubby Noodle, I endured a sonic assault of chirpy, bubble-gum electro-pop straight out of a junior high cotillion. Also setting the mood was an NBA game on multiple screens and a shrill tiara party in the corner.
But amid this audio melee, I barely looked up from my food. Only after I’d eaten the last morsel of tender fried chicken, slurped down the rich ramen dregs and hit the bottom of my savory grits, did I notice, “Hey, this place is annoying.” Read More
A San Francisco man was arrested in San Leandro on Friday after allegedly stabbing another man in a restaurant after arguing with the victim over a vacant table.Police arrested Nicholas Cordero, 24, shortly after the incident as he was leaving the restaurant. The stabbing happened at Chevys at 15555 E. 14th St., in Bayfair Center.Police caught up with Cordero by the Century Theaters. He was allegedly identified by witnesses as the suspect. Read More
Seasons restaurant — under the helm of executive chef Mark Richardson, executive sous chef Alex LaMotte and pastry chef Jeffrey Wurtz — has holiday offerings and new premium beef dishes on the menu. While the dining room in the Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco at 757 Market St. is closed Feb. 14, a romantic pre-Valentine’s Day four-course meal is being offered Feb. 11 and 12. Read More
What happens when two highly trained French chefs — veterans of such temples as the French Laundry and the Ritz Carlton Dining Room — turn their talents to Asian street food? Spice Kit, a brilliant fast-food concept based on hand-held meals from Korea and Vietnam. Read More
Philanthropic restaurateur Ed Moose — who in 1973 opened North Beach’s Washington Square Bar and Grill, a legendary sanctuary for The City’s big-timers — died Thursday morning. He was 81.
Moose is survived by his wife, Mary Etta Moose, and “a whole lot of kids, just none of them were blood-related,” said Peter Osborne, who took over the restaurant after Moose sold it in 1990. Read More
Matte is one of five Marina district residents who own The Brick Yard restaurant and bar that opened last month at 1787 Union St.
Why open another restaurant in the Marina? I’ve lived in the Marina now for six years and I just I think that the demographic here is key for this sort of venue. Read More
There’s a restaurant in The City that serves cheesecake with salami as an ingredient — and still all of its tables are booked for the next month.
That’s not surprising considering all the meals — including appetizers, lunches and desserts — are free at Trattoria 1910, an eatery that opened at 90 Natoma St. on Wednesday and will promptly shut its doors June 18. Read More
With a multitude of choices in San Mateo County, finding a restaurant is easy — but finding one with the highest health inspection rating can be a little more challenging. Read More