Tag: pizza

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Chef Chu’s, Lanesplitter, chiaroscuro

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Chef Chu’s, Lanesplitter, chiaroscuro

| May 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Restaurants reviewed: Chef Chu’s (Los Altos), Lanesplitter (Oakland), chiaroscuro (San Francisco)

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Thumbs Up for Pizza and Small Plates at Deaf-Owned Mozzeria

Thumbs Up for Pizza and Small Plates at Deaf-Owned Mozzeria

| April 23, 2012 | 4 Comments

Video interview (in ASL) with Melody and Russ Stein, of Mozzeria, San Francisco’s first deaf-owned restaurant, highlights not only their traditional and creative pizzas and innovative Italian fare, but the impact of this popular new eatery on their deaf and hearing diners.

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Jon Darsky’s Del Popolo: Pizza ‘Of the People’

Jon Darsky’s Del Popolo: Pizza ‘Of the People’

| January 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Del Popolo, a custom-mobile-pizzeria-on-wheels, is due to roll out next month from self-proclaimed “dough guy” Jon Darsky. He is most recently known to pizza fans for his gently blistered, thin-crust, award-winning pizzas from flour + water. BAB caught up with Darsky for an interview.

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Artisan Pizza and Flatbread in Five Minutes a Day

Artisan Pizza and Flatbread in Five Minutes a Day

| January 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Jeff Hertzberg and Zoe Francois have spread their wings and launched an exploration of global flatbreads and the world of flavors that can be paired with them.

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Book Review: Lidia’s Italy in America

Book Review: Lidia’s Italy in America

| December 20, 2011 | 2 Comments

In Ms. Basitanich’s new book “Lidia’s Italy in America,” which she wrote with her daughter Tanya Bastianich Manuali, the focus is on the unique ways Italian American immigrants interpreted dishes from their homeland throughout the United States. Watch “Lidia Celebrates America — Holiday Tables & Traditions” on KQED TV.

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Deaf-Owned Mozzeria Shows Signs of Great Pizza Coming to the Mission

Deaf-Owned Mozzeria Shows Signs of Great Pizza Coming to the Mission

| November 28, 2011 | 16 Comments

Mozzeria, a new deaf-owned Italian restaurant, will bring wood fired pizza to the Mission. Owners Melody and Russell Stein have imported a 5000-pound Stefano Ferrara oven from Napoli and will serve pizza, pasta and small plates in their cozy new eatery — where both deaf and hearing patrons can dine comfortably in a mix of vintage and modern styles.

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Check, Please! Bay Area: Café Aquarius, Tanguito, VEGA

Check, Please! Bay Area: Café Aquarius, Tanguito, VEGA

| October 20, 2011 | 1 Comment

The eleventh episode of season six features these restaurants: Café Aquarius (Emeryville), Tanguito Argentinean Grill & Empanadas (San Francisco) and VEGA (San Francisco).

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Check, Please! Bay Area: La Mexicana, Kabuto Sushi, Pazzia

Check, Please! Bay Area: La Mexicana, Kabuto Sushi, Pazzia

| October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

The tenth episode of season six features these restaurants: La Mexicana Restaurant (Oakland), Kabuto Sushi (San Francisco), Pazzia Restaurant & Pizzeria (San Francisco). Leslie’s shares wine tips about how to make vinegar with leftover wine.

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In the Kitchen at the Headlands Center for the Arts

In the Kitchen at the Headlands Center for the Arts

| September 23, 2011 | 1 Comment

Stephanie Rosenbaum shares her experience being a live-in cook-intern in the kitchen at the Headlands Center for the Arts. She will be leading “Plants of Pleasure, Plants of Pain,” a visual foraging hike about the area’s edible and poisonous plants as part of the Desire Trails program on Sunday, Sept 25, at 1pm, followed by brunch at 3pm.

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Southern Marin Welcomes Bar Bocce With Open Arms

Southern Marin Welcomes Bar Bocce With Open Arms

| May 9, 2011 | 1 Comment

Megan Gordon has a good feeling about Southern Marin’s Bar Bocce. In her informal review, she tells us why.

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The Perennial Plate: Spring Pizza Party with Foraged Pesto

The Perennial Plate: Spring Pizza Party with Foraged Pesto

| April 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Daniel Klein forages for wild edibles in Minnesota and makes Ramp Pesto for a pizza party to celebrate Spring.

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Pizza and Pasta Rule at Osteria Coppa

Pizza and Pasta Rule at Osteria Coppa

| April 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Osteria Coppa in San Mateo is owned by the folks who run Sam’s Chowder House in Half Moon Bay; a Peninsula institution. Executive Chef Chanan Kamen takes pride in his handmade pastas and hand-stretched pizzas, and it shows. His resume includes Michelin-starred Quince and Jardinere in San Francisco, and Picholine and Tabla in New York City.

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Vegans, Vegetarians & Carnivores Dine Together at Gather

Vegans, Vegetarians & Carnivores Dine Together at Gather

| March 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Can vegans, vegetarians and carnivores really share a foodie-worthy meal at the same table? They certainly can at Gather in Berkeley. And that’s just the way Esquire Magazine’s 2010 Chef of the Year, and Gather’s Executive Chef, Sean Baker, likes it.

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The Best Bay Area Gluten-Free Pizzas

The Best Bay Area Gluten-Free Pizzas

| December 6, 2010 | 15 Comments

The Bay Area is home to some of the best gluten-free pizza in the state. No matter where you’re located around the bay, there’s a fresh, hot gluten-free pizza nearby.

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