I've started a thread on General Topics (see link below) about mail ordering kringles. Since mail order's a non-local topic, please join in over there if you have any advice to offer (or want to check out the advice of others).
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.
Ah, yes: the phrase that’s basically your perpetual state of being, explained by the chefs who know it best. Ride that wave of panic, guys.
Started From - Umber Ahmad
Former investor banker Umber Ahmad recounts her road from Wall Street to running a bakery in the East Village.
Moist Carrot Cake
This carrot cake is incredibly moist and tender, and fragrant with cinnamon and nutmeg. Speckled with raisins and nuts (or not, if you prefer yours plainer), the cake is topped with a rich, tangy-sweet cream cheese frosting.
What happens when chefs read the bad reviews written about them from around the web and beyond? We turned on the camera to find out.
This episode: Chef Kim Alter--now of Plum, formerly of Haven, in Oakland, California--stands up for how much food actually costs, yo.