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Chef San Francisco

Interview: Chef Michael Tusk of Quince + Cotogna discusses Going Pro, Spit-Roasted Pork, Finding Balance + More

Even in the Bay Area, which touts dozens of compelling Italian options, Michael Tusk still manages to stand out. The Chez Panisse, Alice Waters and Paul Bertolli protegee has forged his own market-driven identity...
Sausage Los Angeles

Michael Tusk Pork Sausage with Pumpkin Farro and Quince Mostarda

Alex’s Lemonade Stand reconvened at Culver Studios to honor the memory of a brave young girl who battled cancer for years and established a charity to battle other examples of childhood cancer. Chefs from...
Restaurant San Francisco

Cotogna: Bringing Seasonal Italian to Jackson Square

Every other block in San Francisco seems to host an Italian restaurant of at least some repute. Okay, that’s a slight exaggeration, but the city’s clearly started to stockpile Italianate talent, which has made...
Bartender San Francisco

Interview: bartender Jason “Buffalo” LoGrasso (Quince + Cotogna)

Jason “Buffalo” LoGrasso oversees the bar programs at vaunted San Francisco restaurant Quince and Italian spinoff Cotogna. We recently spoke by phone, and Buffalo delved deeper into his background, influences and approach. Josh Lurie:...