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InterviewsSan Francisco

Named a Top New Bar in America, Valley Bar + Bottle Becomes a Downtown Sonoma Hub

Valley Bar + Bottle is one part retail bottle shop, one part Best New Bar in America, and one part…

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"I have this huge soft spot in my heart for prime rib, one of the first things I learned to cook.." Sean Brock surrounded by some of his dishes for the Continental. // Photography by Emily Dorio

InterviewsNashville

Sean Brock on Pâté Carts, and Redefining Continental Cuisine

Sean Brock’s journey to Nashville has been a circuitous one. He started by making his mark as the chef at…

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InterviewsNew York

Les Halles Owner Philippe Lajaunie Shares His Memories of Anthony Bourdain

It’s been 23 years since restaurateur Philippe Lajaunie met Anthony Bourdain, the chef who led the kitchen at his New…

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Community SeriesNational

On American Barbecue and the Black Community That Built It

Food historian Adrian Miller doesn’t remember how old he was when he started craving his mother’s barbecued pork spareribs, sausages,…

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InterviewsSan Francisco

Kim Alter on Nightbird’s Return — and Much More

When Nightbird reopens on June 23, it will mark the first time in roughly 16 months that chef-owner Kim Alter‘s…

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InterviewsSan Francisco

Cassava’s Yuka Ioroi on Leading, Reopening, and Building a Better Restaurant Industry

For local diners, Cassava has long been a staple of its Outer Richmond neighborhood, with owners Yuka Ioroi and Kristoffer…

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Austin Power, center, wants everyone to find a context to drink sake. // Photo courtesy of Accidental Bar

InterviewsNew York

Accidental Bar’s Austin Power Wants Everyone to Love Sake

Forty days may be enough time for a biblical flood, but it is not much time to open a restaurant,…

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"I did go through working for toxic chefs. ... And after seeing that, I knew that once I did get in a position where I could be vocal, that I never wanted to be that chef." // Photo courtesy of Miller Union

InterviewsAtlanta

Miller Union’s Claudia Martinez Wants to Change ‘Toxic’ Restaurant Culture

Claudia Martinez took Atlanta by storm when she was just 25. In 2018, she was the young chef running the…

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Some of the greatest hits on the menu at mfk.

InterviewsChicago

In a Changed World, mfk Seeks to Redefine the Neighborhood Restaurant

Married restaurant veterans Scott and Sari Worsham have, collectively, clocked some 60 years in the restaurant business. In the seven…

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Interviews

An Insider’s Food Guide to Savannah, According to the Team Behind the Grey

Mashama Bailey and Johno Morisano are the partners behind The Grey in Savannah, one of the country’s most important dining…

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