Any chowhounds in the area? In desparate help for any non-chain restaurants. There has got to be at least one Ma/Pa place around here or even the Miami Valley. Please let there be at least one gem here or close by!
Chef Anthony Strong (Locanda) visits chef Mark Sullivan's restaurant Spruce in San Francisco to order his favorite omelet, then gets his egg cookery skills tested. In The Usual, the country's best chefs reveal the one dish that blows their mind again and again, then head behind-the-scenes to meet the creators.
Missing ingredients. Too many guests. A cramped kitchen. Experience the first night of service at Chef Brett Cooper's Aster in San Francisco. Opening Night immerses you in the rush of the unknown, as restaurants around the world open their doors for the first time. These things only happen once. Snag that coveted seat at the line, on us.
Covers tells a restaurant's story through its numbers. Here, Chefs Nicole Krasinski and Stuart Brioza reveal the stats behind their James Beard Award–winning restaurant State Bird Provisions in San Francisco.
We get a better look inside a Williamsburg restaurant. Chef Connolly gets a little hand in the kitchen at Rider.
In the latest episode of Roots, Jason Stratton tells how he went from studying avant-garde poetry in Spain to becoming the award-winning chef of Seattle's Spinasse, Artusi, and Aragona. Roots takes a deep biographical look into the world's most influential chefs to reveal their inspirations, Ancestry.com style except not really. **UPDATE: Stratton recently announced his departure from his killer restaurants, citing a need for a sabbatical out in the great wide world. Dude is gonna read some books and nod thoughtfully at art like whoa.