I'm going to be in S.F. for 2 weeks and do not trust the Zagat's of the world. Any suggestions on the best in these categories? Consistency, good ambience, fun, casual, killer food. The neighborhood places are the best for me.
We give quick-cooking orzo pasta the risotto treatment—toasting the grains first, then slowly incorporating hot liquid until creamy and starchy—for a comforting "orzotto." The rich egg yolk ties it all together.
This meal shows off the sheet pan at its most versatile: The protein, starch, vegetable, and pan sauce all cook to perfection in the same pan. Look for a large apple so the slices retain some texture after roasting.