Whether you enjoy a rich mole poblano alongside a zesty mezcal cocktail or a fresh shrimp ceviche with a refreshing chavela, there is a broad and vibrant flavor spectrum in Mexican cuisine. This Bay Area Bites guide highlights ten South Bay restaurants worth visiting for their South of the border specialties.
Mary Ladd interviews Bruce Aidells, who remains a leading authority on meat and meat cookery. Aidells describes his work on his latest comprehensive cookbook, and where he likes to go eat in the Bay Area with his chef wife Nancy Oakes.
Prospect is the first restaurant where Ravi Kapur bears the title of Executive Chef. Before opening Prospect last year–which is often dubbed the “little sister” restaurant to Boulevard — Kapur worked as Chef de Cuisine at Boulevard. Kapur shared his list of favored San Francisco Bay Area eating and drinking spots.