Fabulous vermouth cocktails. An 8 o'clock rush. No dessert orders. Experience the first night of service at chef Melissa Perello's Octavia 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.
Preparing a leg of lamb for roasting is, at first glance, an intimidating task. Don’t be frightened. We show you that with little more than a knife and twine and some time to marinate, the process is easy and rewarding.
For maximum flavor, Naomi Pomeroy doesn’t just roast chicken thighs. Instead, she crisps the skin, then braises the pieces in a supertasty mix of marinated artichokes, olives, sherry, garlic, lemon and thyme.
The trick to perfect scallops is to leave them alone once they hit the pan—they’ll stick to the skillet at first then release once they sear. If you prefer less heat, use just one Fresno chile and remove the seeds before adding to the pan.
Since turkey is a blank canvas, the spices and level of salt can make or break the taste of the final burger. Here, chili powder adds tons of flavor, since it’s a blend of different spices including garlic powder, dried oregano, and dried chilis.