I’m feeling lazy this week. Instead of serving up my latest and greatest wine picks, I’ve asked friends in the industry to recommend their favorite wines for this time of year.
As those of us who live in the Bay Area know, our autumn is unique. It might be warm for a while, but the days are getting shorter, the leaves are changing color, and it is just a matter of weeks before it cools down and starts raining. The wine choices below accommodate our bizarre weather patterns. Read More
A hotshot chef with a Los Angeles vibe now runs the kitchen at SPQR, the upper Fillmore offshoot of A-16, transforming it from a populist Roman trattoria into a tony Pacific Heights ristorante.
In the wake of the walkout of their former chef, SPQR partners Shelley Lindgren and Victoria Libin auditioned a bunch of contenders, but they were so impressed with the sophisticated cooking of Matthew Accarrino, they shut down the 49-seat restaurant to start afresh with him. Read More