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Routier’s John Paul Carmona on Must-Order Dishes, Prices, and Running a Restaurant in 2022

Routier is a French restaurant in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood, run by a talented trio of award-winning culinary professions:…

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Heena Patel Speaks About Besharam’s Beautiful Evolution: ‘I’m Writing My Own Story’

The award-winning Besharam is chef-owner Heena Patel’s restaurant located in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood. The space and place is deeply…

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Jessica Kapoor of Copas and Saison Hospitality on Leadership (and More!)

Last year, Saison Hospitality chief of staff Jessica Kapoor opened Copas, a bright restaurant on Market Street that blends the…

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Women of Food

Meet Gizela Ho, the Chef de Cuisine Quietly Powering Rich Table

You can often catch one of the Riches — Evan or Sarah — in their almost decade-old restaurant Rich Table…

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Crystal Wahpepah Wants to Showcase Indigenous American Cuisine and Ingredients

Among the many deserving Bay Area nominees for this year’s James Beard Foundation awards, perhaps none is as notable as…

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Photos by Thomas McNaughton, courtesy of Flour + Water

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After 12 Years, Flour + Water Gets a Glow-Up (Yes, The Pasta Tasting Menu Remains)

Since opening its doors in 2009, San Francisco’s famous pasta palace Flour + Water has undergone a complete remodel: from…

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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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