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Michael Mina

Italian Food Los Angeles

Cal Mare Potato Focaccia (Food of the Week) [CLOSED]

I’m always on the hunt for savory twists on sweet classics, which is why I was so happy to find Focaccia di Patate at Cal Mare. The first restaurant at the retooled Beverly Center...
Chef San Francisco

Interview: Chef Michael Mina (Mina Group + Cook Taste Eat)

Michael Mina is a multi-dimensional San Francisco based chef who teamed with tennis star Andre Agassi on the Mina Group in 2002. They’ve built a restaurant empire that spans from Seattle to Dana Point...
Special Dinner Los Angeles

Michael Mina and Katsuya Uechi team on “East Meets West” at XIV

On November 3 at XIV, James Beard Award-winner Michael Mina teamed with Katsuya Chef Katsuya Uechi on “East Meets West,” a seven-course dinner that featured side-by-side Iron Chef-style riffs on a single ingredient. Katsuya...
Restaurant San Francisco

Michael Mina: Good Things Come in Sixes in San Francisco [MOVED]

Here’s the lobby of the Westin St. Francis. Up those stairs, amidst those towering white columns, resides Michael Mina. The restaurant. And sometimes, the person. I hate to start espousing about how even the...