It's not just the Bay Area. I live in the Midwest, and whenever I've tried scones they've been these hard, dry lumps. I don't know if that's what the original poster meant by "rock cakes," but the word "rock" is certainly appropriate.
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.
Many folks feel that mussels are a restaurant dish—something to order off the menu. But they’re surprisingly affordable at the market and quick and easy to cook at home. They’re also a great option for those looking for sustainable seafood choices.