I know, it's Zagat, but I'm intrigued. I don't think I've seen fideo seco outside Mexico and it's a real childhood favourite for me, usually eaten in a friend's home. I'd love to hear what any of you SFBA Hounds think of his new menu.
The premiere episode of CHOW's My Go-To Dish video series features Slanted Door chef-owner Charles Phan. To make his go-to dish your own, see the recipe.
A good Reuben sandwich is a perfect balance of flavors and textures, and this one delivers. Good rye bread, crisped in butter, holds generous layers of Thousand Island dressing, rich corned beef or pastrami, crunchy sauerkraut, and nutty, melty Gruyère or Swiss cheese that oozes beautifully into the other ingredients.
Helllllloooo, red carpet. When you’re a special person, you get a super slick, international spy code-name from the kitchen. (Note: this message will self-destruct immediately after viewing.)
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.