Food

San Francisco Welcomes Its First 100 Percent Live Fire Restaurant, Osito

If you haven’t come across a 100 percent live fire restaurant, you’re not alone. They’re not very common and quite difficult to do well. That said, San Francisco-based Chef Seth Stowaway has managed to open one up successfully and amidst a pandemic. Osito is the city’s only 100 percent live fire and fine dining experience, located in the heart of the Mission District. The food at Osito is inspired by his time growing up in Texas and living in the Mission District. Chef Stowaway’s menus at Osito

Bar Iris: Chic New Japanese-Inspired Lounge Brings Creative Cocktails And Seasonal Izakaya-Type Snacks To San Francisco

San Francisco’s Russian Hill recently welcomed Bar Iris to the neighborhood. This new cocktail lounge is dedicated to innovative, playful cocktails and izakaya-type snacks in a chic, modern setting. You may have heard of its sister restaurant, fine dining Japanese spot, Nisei of which is was the debut restaurant of Chef David Yoshimura, the former Chef de Cuisine at Michelin-starred Californios.

I made chicken wings using 3 celebrity chefs' recipes, and the best were super crispy

I made chicken wings using recipes from celebrity chefs Guy Fieri, Ina Garten, and Sunny Anderson. Each recipe had a similar wing sauce made with butter, spices, and a few other ingredients. Sunny Anderson's recipe made the best wings that had a crunchy, deep-fried texture. Super Bowl Sunday is around the corner, and I think we can all agree that any sports-themed party needs good bites, especially a great chicken wing.

I made 3 chili recipes from celebrity chefs and the worst didn't even have beef or beans in it

I followed recipes from chefs Ina Garten, Ree Drummond, and Giada De Laurentiis. One of my favorite chili recipes had beef and the other had chicken. I made the chili recipes of celebrity chefs Ina Garten, Ree Drummond, and Giada De Laurentiis. Each chili recipe was totally different and used its own unique proteins and vegetables. My favorite was the white-bean and chicken recipe, which is nothing like a traditional beef chili.

Off Season In California’s Wine Country: Mustard Blooms, Seasonal Fare And Luxurious Accommodations At The Setting Inn

Though considered the off season, winter in Napa Valley is a wonderful time to visit thanks to fewer crowds, temperate climate, and abundance of stunning bright yellow mustard blooms everywhere you look. February and March is considered the mustard bloom season, a time when these stunning flowers carpet rows of vineyards in anticipation of a new growing season.

How This Fragrance And Taste Company Is Accelerating The Global Diet Transformation Via Conscious Consumers

Ever wonder who’s behind the scent of your favorite perfume? How about the taste of the potato chip seasoning you crave? You can thank the masterminds of innovative companies who specialize in creating the fragrances, natural and synthetic flavors, essential oils, aroma ingredients and more that you find in all walks of life. From personal care products to food to home goods and more, this is the industry behind what consumers’ experience when it comes to the world of fragrance and flavor.

Game Time Takes On New Heights With Chase Center’s Fine Dining Theater Box Culinary Experiences

Most people don’t associate fine dining with sports arenas, but San Francisco’s Chase Center arena wants to change that. Chase Center is the Golden State Warriors 18,000 seat, state-of-the-art arena. Located within Thrive City, 3.2 acres of public space that includes restaurants such as Dumpling Time, Gott’s Roadside and the newest addition, Chef Tyler Florence’s Miller & Lux, Chase Center has had a strong culinary scene since its opening in 2019. In partnership with Bon Appétit Management Comp

Pitmaster Matt Horn Opens Fried Chicken Joint, Kowbird, In West Oakland

Acclaimed pitmaster Matt Horn of popular barbecue spot, Horn Barbecue, has officially opened his second restaurant, Kowbird in West Oakland. Horn, whose much-deserved notoriety in the food world has continued to blow up after being named to Food & Wine magazine's Best New Chefs list for 2021, began churning up anticipation of Kowbird with pop-ups. Earlier this month the restaurant graduated to a full blown brick and mortar, housed in a space formerly a diner called Pretty Lady. Though the diner

I made corn on the cob with 5 different appliances, and the air fryer made it taste like popcorn

I made corn on the cob with an air fryer, microwave, toaster oven, pressure cooker, and stove. The effort level across the methods was similar, but the toaster oven and stove were the easiest. The air-fried corn was my favorite because there was minimal cleanup and it had a roasted flavor. Most people opt to grill corn on the cob when given the chance. But if you live in an area where fires are prevalent or you simply don't have a grill, there are other options.

Chef Tyler Florence Brings Luxurious Dining To San Francisco’s Chase Center With New Steakhouse, Miller & Lux

In the Spring of 2020 celebrity chef Tyler Florence set out to open a high-end steakhouse at Chase Center’s Thrive City. Though it took a lot longer to open its doors than intended, the 7,000 square foot steakhouse was unveiled to the public at the very end of 2021. Miller & Lux is bringing upscale dining to Thrive City, the area surrounding the Warrior’s Chase Center, and with it the best dry aged steaks in the city.

San Francisco’s High Tech, Midway-Themed Arcade Bar And Dining Destination, Thriller Social Club

Proof Positive Partners, the team behind Westwood and Wilder in San Francisco, recently introduced Thriller Social Club in a former SoMa foundry that’s home to a custom wood-fire pizza oven. Inspired by a vintage midway theme, Thriller is a 10,400 square-foot space complete with two floors, three bars, a kitchen, and tons of gaming, of which includes the world's most expensive golf simulator priced at $85,000. “When designing a new arcade bar in a small pond of existing amusement-driven establi

San Francisco Restaurant Boulevard Reopens With A New Glamorous Look And New Direction

Boulevard, the quintessential San Francisco restaurant located on the Embarcadero waterfront, recently reopened with a glamorous new look thanks to acclaimed designer Ken Fulk of AD 100. It’s been a waterfront establishment for decades, ever since talented Chef Nancy Oakes first opened its doors in 1993. In the past several years, and particularly prior to the pandemic, its demographic was on the older side.

The Coolest Boutique Hotel Restaurants And Bars Across The World, According To Founder Of HAP Concierge Brandon Berkson

Hotels Above Par is an expertly curated online guide of under-two-minute articles designed for the savvy traveler. Its founder, former public relations pro-turned-travel specialist and entrepreneur Brandon Berkson, has recently launched HAP Concierge service. This is a new kind of travel agency focused specifically on custom planning boutique-style hotels and experiences via a carefully selected team of travel savants who are experts on what and where is cool.

I've made over 45 recipes in the air fryer this year. Here are 8 of my favorites.

This past year, I spent more time cooking with my air fryer than any other appliance, and I've loved it. From cookies and churros to calzones and grilled cheeses, I've tried over 45 air-fryer recipes in 2021. I love using my air fryer since cleanup is usually a breeze and once you start the cooking process, you can pretty much leave it alone until it's finished. Plus food normally heats up faster because of the circulating air and temperature control.

Catching Up With Bravo’s Top Chef Season 18 Contestant, Chef Nelson German

If Chef Nelson German looks familiar, you probably recognize him from the most recent season 18 of Bravo’s Top Chef cooking competition. Since his television debut, Chef Nelson has been making waves with his innovative cuisine and thoughtful cocktail program at Afro-Latino cocktail lounge Sobre Mesa; in addition to his other Oakland-based restaurant, Michelin-recommended seafood spot, alaMar Kitchen.

The Bungalow Kitchen: Tiburon’s Newest Waterfront Restaurant And Social Dining Experience

Last month award-winning Chef Michael Mina of San Francisco-based MINA Group and hospitality veteran Brent Bolthouse, founder of The Bungalow Hospitality Group, opened The Bungalow Kitchen in the storybook town of Tiburon, California. This new social dining experience and community clubhouse is located right on the San Francisco Bay offering guests unobstructed views of the sparkling water, Angel Island and the city skyline in the distance.

Find San Francisco’s Freshest Pasta At Penny Roma, Flour + Water Hospitality Group Newest Mission District Hot Spot

San Francisco-based Flour + Water Hospitality Group is known for its top notch Italian restaurant, Flour + Water, and its dough production kitchen, Flour + Water Pasta Shop. Its newest endeavor is Penny Roma, situated within San Francisco’s 20th Street corridor between Harrison and Florida Street in the Mission District. This hot neighborhood destination is a cozy, lively and welcoming spot to indulge on some of the freshest pasta and upscale seasonally-driven rustic Italian fare.
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