Some people say that what Chef Nick Balla is doing at Bar Tartine in San Francisco is crazy. It ain’t crazy, it’s just layered with the restaurant's unparalleled DIY foods program, his unlikely marriage of Japanese and Hungarian cuisines, and his youth spent playing in a band.
Roots takes a deep biographical look into the world's most influential chefs to reveal their inspirations. Ancestry.com style except not really.
Crab cakes are so often disappointing -- mushy or gummy, full of starchy filler. But these easy cakes are full of beautiful lump crabmeat, and a light panko coating ensures they fry up crispy and golden brown. Bright, lemony aioli makes a piquant counterpart to the sweet, sweet crab. Read more.