5 New Restaurants of the Month: December 2021

Anomaly’s hot and cold carrot soup with liquid nitrogen sumac snow and croutons

Published December 31, 2021, in my The Bold Italic column and weekly restaurant reviews: These five notable newcomers cover the gamut, from fine dining pop-ups to Peninsula food halls housing Michelin-starred chefs.

Article here: https://thebolditalic.com/5-new-restaurants-worth-visiting-before-2021-wraps-up-3ac85f51936

  • Exciting Fine Dining Pop-Up: Anomaly
  • Peninsula Food Hall with Michelin-Starred Chefs: State Street Market
  • Pre-and Post-Show Goodness: The Madrigal, Civic Center
  • Chinese Food with Mexican Influence: Barrio Chino
  • Mortadella Pizza. Period: Vico Cavone
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Anomaly’s Beets + Blood Orange foam “Suspension,” tarragon yogurt, nasturtium leaves, crumble

The Madrigal Screen Test cocktail with dark rum, kumquat liquor, basil, coconut milk, Thai chili bitters, lime

Bao Bei at State Street Market, Los Altos