San Francisco: Interviews


Interviews

These S.F. Restaurateurs Want You to Understand a Few Things About Dining Right Now

Ask any restaurant worker what the past two years have been like, and you’re bound to hear variations on the…

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Lily’s Rob Lam Exults in His Work — And In His Chicken Wings

Lily on Clement is a contemporary Vietnamese restaurant from longtime Bay Area chef Rob Lam, who also owns and operates…

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How Mona Leena Blends Palestinian and Californian Flavors at Berkeley’s Lulu

Lulu is the new breakfast/lunch Berkeley spot featuring fresh Palestinian-Californian fare from Mona Leena. Leena has been cooking in the…

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Shawn Camacho and Shawn Naputi of Prubechu Talk Chamorro Community — and Food

You won’t find another restaurant in America quite like Prubechu. San Francisco’s only Guamanian restaurant is run by friends and…

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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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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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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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Jaranita’s Thomas Medl on Opening During a Pandemic and Keys to Success in San Francisco

Earlier this year, the team behind La Mar Cebicheria Peruana opened Jaranita, a Peruvian grill and rotisserie set in the…

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Yoshika Hedberg of Fish & Bird on Tom Waits, Sousaku, and the Future

Fish & Bird Sousaku Izakaya was opened by Yoshika Hedberg and chef Asuka Uchida last year in Berkeley, just before…

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Marlena’s Serena Chow Fisher on how to support restaurants

The wife-and-husband chef duo of Serena Chow Fisher and David Fisher opened Marlena on the Bernal Heights corner of Precita…

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