This episode of My Go-To Dish features Daniel Patterson, chef-owner of Coi in San Francisco and Plum in Oakland. The best part of this video: getting to see Daniel in his home kitchen environment. He faces the same issues as the rest of us—old appliances, kids getting in the way, etc. To make his go-to soup your own, see the recipe.
The secret to tender, lightly bronzed bok choy is to brown first, then reduce the heat and gently sauté until tender. We kick up the heat with red Fresno chile; use just one or omit and double the garlic.