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Hot Eats: The Commissary & Chino Open

Hot Eats: The Commissary & Chino Open

| May 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mary Ladd reports on the juiciest restaurant updates from hot new spots: The Commissary from Chef Traci Des Jardins, and Chino from the people behind Tacolicious.

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KQED’s Forum: Thanksgiving Advice for Your Holiday Kitchen

KQED’s Forum: Thanksgiving Advice for Your Holiday Kitchen

| November 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Thanksgiving is less than a week away. Whether you’re roasting your turkey, brining it or ditching the bird altogether, join KQED’s Forum as they share recipes and ask cooking experts for their best techniques and tricks on how to spice up entrees, side dishes and desserts for the holiday season. Also, Forum shares a few recipes for “Thanksgivukkah,” since Thanksgiving and Hanukkah overlap this year.

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Sodium Girl Jessica Goldman Foung Finds Flavor Sans Salt

Sodium Girl Jessica Goldman Foung Finds Flavor Sans Salt

| February 28, 2013 | 1 Comment

The bubbly voice behind the blog Sodium Girl has a new cookbook. Sarah Henry talks with Jessica Goldman Foung about finding flavor outside the salt shaker.

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Q&A with Traci Des Jardins: Happy 15th Birthday, Jardinière Restaurant

Q&A with Traci Des Jardins: Happy 15th Birthday, Jardinière Restaurant

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mary Ladd interviews Chef Traci Des Jardins, who details the ups and downs of Jardinière Restaurant’s fifteen year history and what it’s like being a woman in the male dominated culinary industry.

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Just Say Yes to Marcus Samuelsson’s Memoir, “Yes, Chef”

Just Say Yes to Marcus Samuelsson’s Memoir, “Yes, Chef”

| July 18, 2012 | 1 Comment

Marcus Samuelsson, the award-winning chef and cookbook author who seems to be everywhere at once–including NPR’s Fresh Air, The Today Show and the New York Times’ Best Seller List–spent two days last week in the Bay Area, being fêted at Camino and Jardinière, and reading from his new memoir, “Yes, Chef,” at Book Passage and Google. Bay Area Bites caught up with Samuelsson at Jardinière for an interview…Fried Yardbird (chicken) recipe included!

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LGBT Pride Profile: Palomino Chef Adam Jones

LGBT Pride Profile: Palomino Chef Adam Jones

| June 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

In celebration of LGBT Pride month, Mary Ladd profiles Palomino Chef Adam Jones, who has spent 26 of his 38 years cooking. Jones shares what it’s like to be queer in the restaurant community.

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Public House’s New Executive Chef Chris Wade Talks  Baseball, Food and Married Life

Public House’s New Executive Chef Chris Wade Talks Baseball, Food and Married Life

| April 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

The upcoming 2012 baseball season means SF Giants fans will eat and celebrate at AT&T Park. Public House’s new Executive Chef Chris Wade talks about baseball, food, his pastry chef wife and his local food favorites.

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San Francisco Food Secrets of Frankie Frankeny & Chloe Harris

San Francisco Food Secrets of Frankie Frankeny & Chloe Harris

| November 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Power couple Chloé Harris and Frankie Frankeny are well known in the LGBT and creative worlds. Harris is the managing editor of StyleBistro.com and a writer whose work has appeared in numerous publications. Frankie Frankeny is a photographer and film director who has worked in the fields of fashion, lifestyle and food. Frankeny shared their favorite San Francisco food spots for Date Night, Weekend Brunch, Wine Country Eats, Mom & Pop Joints, and Grocery Shopping.

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Event: Wine. Dine. Donate

Event: Wine. Dine. Donate

| July 23, 2008 | 0 Comments

Next week is the third annual San Francisco Wine. Dine. Donate dinner. It’s a fundraiser for America’s Second Harvest and our own San Francisco Food Bank in particular. Each year the venue changes, but it always includes a fantastic multi-course meal, a chance to meet Tanya Steel, editor in chief of Epicurious and to learn a bit about the programs of the food bank. Last year there was even a snazzy gift bag.

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