In my latest Time Out column, I cover the top three new restaurants openings of the month — article here: Plaj’s roasted chicken in Burgundy truffles and fried egg Stones Throw’s 72-hour braised beef shortrib Hakkasan’s roasted silver cod in Champagne honey sauce Thistle Meats’ Käsekrainer sausages Campton Place’s Maine lobster in coastal curry sauce Read more →
— Top 3 Restaurant Openings of the Month: Try hip Korean, sleek Austrian and New American hotel dining with elevated cocktails.
— 11 Top National Cocktails Of the Month: 11 creative cocktails around the country and where to drink them.
— Top 5 Bay Area Portuguese Restaurants: From San Jose to Healdsburg (Sonoma County), the 5 best places to get “real deal” Portuguese food in the Bay Area.
— An Out-of-the-Way Portland Bar Where Everything Pre-Dates 1930 Read more →
Covering the 11 hottest cocktails of the month around the US at Liquor.com, you’ll find my bar and drink recommends this month at these bars/restaurants (click on each for the featured cocktail): The Flamingo House, Sacramento Library of Distilled Spirits, New York City The Faculty Lounge, Charleston PCH (Pacific Cocktail Haven), San Francisco Downstairs at the Esquire, San Antonio La… Read more →
In my latest Time Out column, I talk about the five (rare) places you can find Portuguese food from Wine Country to San Jose — article here: Adega, San Jose Uma Casa, SF LaSalette, Sonoma Cafe Lucia, Healdsburg Grubstake, SF Read more →
In my latest Time Out column, I cover the top three new restaurants openings of the month — article here: Hip Korean food spot, Foxsister New American and elevated cocktails at striking new Villon at the Proper Hotel Sleek space, Austrian wine and food at The Salzburg Read more →
Published on October 16, 2017, at Liquor.com, here I share about one of Portland, Oregon’s, greatest bar gems, only open since 2016 and well out of the way from downtown, Bible Club. To add further intrigue, they are about to open a sister bar in Osaka, Japan. Article here. Read more →
— Three Restaurants With New Chefs, New Menus, New Focus: From SF to Marin, three restaurants reinventing themselves and worth revisiting now.
— The Latest Print Issue of Time Out: The state of Bay Area craft beer in my cover story, my latest new restaurant and bar reviews, chef and wine shop owner interviews and more.
— 5 Top Dishes of the Month: Includes dessert, Indian, burgers and New Orleans’ cuisine.
— Behind Danny Louie’s Inspired Cocktail Menu at Mister Jiu’s Read more →
Our second print edition of Time Out Magazine San Francisco is here. The Eating and Drinking sections are written by yours truly. More Time Out SF online here. You can pick copies up around Bay Area — distribution map is here. Digital editions are here. _______________________________________________________________ Here are links to each article and a peek below at the October… Read more →
Published on October 18, 2017, at Liquor.com, my exploration of 8 under-the-radar Scotch whiskies you should know. Some are more affordable, lesser known offerings from major houses, others are lesser known producers worth your time — article here. Read more →
In my latest Time Out column, I cover these 3 new restaurants reinventing themselves with menus from new chefs — article here: At Alembic, chef Rachel Aronow is behind one of my new favorite menus in town, crafting well-beyond-the-average house charcuterie and gutsy vegetarian dishes, like her memorable fennel dish, s poached in dry vermouth, partnered with caraway confit, citrus, Marcona… Read more →