As a regular visitor to San Francisco, I need to take a customer and fellow foodie to someplace new and great. Have heard a lot of buzz about Michael Mina but really don't want to pay the price. Any other suggestions?
How to Use the Lemon and Hot Towel You're Given in Restaurants
Squeeze the lemon onto the towel, not your hand.
Homemade mayonnaise is surprisingly easy to make, and since it tastes so much better than store-bought, it may sway even avowed mayo-haters. Plus, you can turn it into all sorts of other sauces and dips. Read more.
Crossroads Episode 2: Sweet Connections
In a world full of conflict, desserts are the ties that bind us. Mariana Vieira introduces New Yorkers to a popular Brazilian treat, while Tomoko Kato brings a unique blend of Japanese and European flare to Brooklyn via her dessert shop. Read more.
Sear-Roasted Lamb Loin Chops
Lamb loin chops may seem fancy, but they're super easy to cook in a single pan. Just sear, roast, and rest for juicy perfection. Read more.
Adding a bit of coffee flour to box brownie mix not only contributes richer flavor and a slight caffeine boost, but also delivers a whopping dose of potassium. Just 1 tablespoon of coffee flour contains 310 mg of potassium. Read more.
A Celebration of Food and Drink in Game of Thrones
A look at iconic food moments on the show. Read more.