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Movie Review: ‘Chef’ Is A Delectable Treat

Movie Review: ‘Chef’ Is A Delectable Treat

Jon Favreau struck it big, both as an actor and writer, with Swingers in 1996. His stature only grew from there and he made his way into directing where he, again, found success. Favreau soon entered the blockbuster universe with Iron Man—considered by many to…

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Michael Mina Discusses Key Ingredient

Michael Mina Discusses Key Ingredient

Why is San Francisco so ripe for culinary adventure? We attempt to peal the surface of this question by asking a few of the restaurants featured at our Get Hungry! gallery show currently up at Lomography SF to reveal a little more about their process,…

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Foie Gras Dinner at Lafitte

Foie Gras Dinner at Lafitte

Lafitte (500 Embarcadero) will be hosting another of their monthly FU Foie Gras Dinners. Here’s a look at the sample menu for the controversial event that will occur monthly up until the California ban goes into effect in July…

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Roundup: Lunch Break For Schools Charity at Lafitte

Roundup: Lunch Break For Schools Charity at Lafitte

Last Thursday, Lafitte (500 Embarcadero) held a special lunch to raise money for the Lunch Break For Schools program. Here are a few pictures from the event…

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Lunch Break for Schools Charity Event at Lafitte

Lunch Break for Schools Charity Event at Lafitte

Chef Russell Jackson of Lafitte (500 The Embarcadero) is hosting Hidden Valley Ranch’s Lunch Break for Schools charity event tomorrow afternoon, with all proceeds benefiting the American Culinary Federation’s non-profit Chef & Child initiative. Here’s a preview of the menu…

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Interview: Lafitte's Russell Jackson

Interview: Lafitte's Russell Jackson

Chef Russell Jackson is no stranger to controversy. He’s been hosting a series of monthly “FU Foie Gras Dinners” at his restaurant, Lafitte (500 The Embarcadero), in honor of the soon-to-be-banned delicacy. He’s also a pretty damn nice guy.

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A16 Welcomes Back Familiar Face

A16 Welcomes Back Familiar Face

A16, the Italian standby in the Marina/Cow Hollow, is welcoming back its first chef, Christophe Hille for two nights this week.

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