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Chef San Francisco

Interview: chef Chris Cosentino (Incanto, Boccalone + Pigg)

The public profile of Chris Cosentino seemingly grows by the minute. The Rhode Island native, pro mountain biker and offal advocate made his first major splash on the San Francisco dining scene at Incanto,...
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2008 Top 12 Dishes Outside Los Angeles

Learn about the Top 12 dishes outside Los Angeles that I ate in 2008, regardless of cuisine or price level. These chosen dishes appear in alphabetical order, not according to my level of enjoyment,...
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Incanto: The Innard Truth in Noe Valley [CLOSED]

Mark Pastore was such a hardcore food junkie that he decided to leave a successful tech career in 2002 to open Incanto. It took until 2003 for his Noe Valley Italian restaurant to really...
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Incanto – San Francisco, CA [CLOSED]

Incanto was very popular with adventurous diners and the San Francisco literati before executive chef Chris Cosentino competed on “Iron Chef” against Mario Batali in Battle Garlic and more recently, “The Next Iron Chef,”...