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Bridge San Francisco

Top 10 San Francisco Bay Area Dishes of 2013

San Francisco is one of my favorite cities on the planet, and I was lucky enough to make six trips there in 2013. Here are my 10 favorite foods from the Bay Area from...
Top Food Los Angeles

Top 10 Foods of 2013

Every Monday, Food of the Week celebrates my favorite dish from the previous seven days. This year, I was lucky enough to live in Los Angeles and travel to incredible eating cities like Hong...
Dessert San Francisco

SPQR Blond Chocolate Panna Cotta (Food of the Week)

It threw me off to see $13 desserts on the menu at SPQR, which is basically a neighborhood Italian restaurant. Or it was back when Nate Appleman was in the kitchen. Clearly, my impressions...
Chef San Francisco

Interview: chef Matthew Accarrino (SPQR)

Matthew Accarrino grew up in New Jersey and competed as a cyclist before a devastating leg injury incapacitated him. While he was recovering, television (and Emeril in particular) provided a welcome distraction. Emeril proved...

SPQR (Lunch): Sharing Small Plates with Flair on Fillmore

“You know, they’re using pig hearts to replace valves in human hearts?” My father wasn’t exactly endorsing my selection at SPQR – pork heart dusted with cumin and black pepper – but that wasn’t...
Pork San Francisco

SPQR Pork Hearts (Dose of Vitamin P)

“You know, they’re using pig hearts to replace valves in human hearts?” My father wasn’t exactly endorsing my selection at SPQR – pork heart dusted with cumin and black pepper – but that wasn’t...