Published at Food Republic in June 2015, my article on Chinese food and American Chinese food’s history coming to the U.S. via San Francisco: www.foodrepublic.com/2015/06/10/the-history-of-san-franciscos-chinatown-in-10-dishes Read more →
July Eats Checklist: Six standout newcomers & new menus, from Ukrainian to Nigerian food, Detroit-style pizza to a fried chicken haven.
An Ode to Japanese Wagyu Sans the Steak: Gozu reviewed.
Chinese Fine Dining Unlike Anywhere Else: Eight Tables at China Live reviewed.
Hawaiis Big Island: My 2022 Eat, Drink & Stay Guide.
Sonoma County Vegan from Three Michelin Team: Little Saint in Healdsburg reviewed.
Rum Magazine: An rhum agricole renaissance in Hawaii at rum distilleries.
These six newcomers (or new menus) cover the gamut, from Ukrainian dumplings to Nigerian food, Detroit-style pizza to hefty salads. These newbies are worth visiting, with last month’s standouts here (as always, I’ve vetted, visited or ordered from each place reviewed): Read more →
I’ve said it since opening in 2017 and I’ll say it again: there’s no equal to Eight Tables in the country. This upscale-modern Chinese restaurant hidden upstairs inside China Live houses merely eight tables so spaced out, it was meant for a post-pandemic world… Read more →
In the Fall 2021 print issue (Issue 18) of Distiller Magazine, My article on 10 of San Francisco’s best bars:
Distiller Magazine: SF Interviews with Wildhawk’s Christian “Suzu” Suzuki & Marguerite Regan + Seven Stills Distiller Tim Obert
My interviews with Wildhawk bar managers Christian “Suzu” Suzuki & Marguerite Regan ++ Seven Stills owner/distiller Tim Obert:
My latest article for The Bold Italic, published August 13, 2021 (my regular Bold Italic articles here), covers six neighborhood restaurants from fine dining Chinese splurge to vegan sushi destination worth feasting at and supporting now.
My latest article for The Bold Italic, published September 4, 2020 (my regular Bold Italic articles here): https://thebolditalic.com/support-chinatown-restaurants-with-these-outdoor-dining-spots-e0ee6566a82 China Live Washington Bakery Mister Jiu’s/Jiu’s Ho Ho Spicy King Dim Sum Corner Read more →
My latest article for The Bold Italic, published March 19, 2020, on numerous greats offering takeout, curbside/window pickup and delivery around the Bay Area now with my recommends on top dishes and standouts to order.
Published by Where Traveler (my other Where articles here) in May 2019, my article on 8 cocktail bars worth heading out for and what to drink — and eat — on their menus now: Tropical Thunder at Don Pisto’s Marina, Rich Table, Cockscomb, Gibson, The Cordial, Palio, Cold Drinks at China Live, Rasa in Burlingame. Article here: www.wheretraveler.com/san-francisco/eat/8-cocktail-bars-worth-going-out Read more →