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Dining, SFoodie Wednesday: Learn Chef Secrets From Blogger and New Cookbook Author Adam Roberts

Wednesday: Learn Chef Secrets From Blogger and New Cookbook Author Adam Roberts

Food blogger Adam Roberts, otherwise known as the Amateur Gourmet, has just released a new cookbook and is coming to S.F. this week to celebrate it. To write Secrets of the Best Chefs, Roberts traveled around the country visiting the…
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Dining, SFoodie Elizabeth Falkner's Iron Chef Run and Ice Cream Making, and a Moving Farm

Elizabeth Falkner's Iron Chef Run and Ice Cream Making, and a Moving Farm

The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Chef Elizabeth Falkner (Citizen Cake and Orson) will flambé, sauté, and chop her way through the Food Network's Next Iron Chef: Super Chef.…
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Dining, SFoodie Livin' It Up with the "Hotel California" Menu at Orson

Livin' It Up with the "Hotel California" Menu at Orson

"Hotel California" by the Eagles is best known as a slightly spooky song that every dummy at a party will bust out on the guitar in an effort to impress girls. At least that's what I remember from college, other…
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Dining, SFoodie Citizen Cake III: A Work in Progress

Citizen Cake III: A Work in Progress

This week's review is of Citizen Cake ― or rather, Citizen Cake III, daughter of the Hayes Valley restaurant, granddaughter of Elizabeth Falkner's original pastry shop. As much as I've loved Falkner's imagination and skill, I did not respond well…
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Dining, Eat Citizen Cake: Bland Fare, but Dynamite Desserts

Citizen Cake: Bland Fare, but Dynamite Desserts

I won't besmirch Elizabeth Falkner's rep by calling her a celebrity chef, but she does merit being labeled an "icon." And as an icon, she couldn't be a better representative for the San Francisco food scene. From her days at…
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Dining, SFoodie Orson's Ian Adams, S.F.'s Newest Bartender to Watch

Orson's Ian Adams, S.F.'s Newest Bartender to Watch

Orson first drew me through its doors 3 years ago when it opened, back when Jackie Patterson was running the bar show. It was a time when Patterson was honing her personal style and gaining accolades for her original creations.…
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Dining, SFoodie Ragazza Raising Funds for Former Employee

Ragazza Raising Funds for Former Employee

Ragazza is hosting a benefit to raise cash for a former staff member who was among the targets of a violent crime last month. The Jan. 24 fundraiser aims to raise funds to help with the victim's medical bills and…
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Dining, SFoodie SFoodie Advent Calendar, Day 4: Cranberry Verrine from Citizen Cake

SFoodie Advent Calendar, Day 4: Cranberry Verrine from Citizen Cake

The SFoodie Advent Calendar counts down the days before Christmas/Nondenominationalwinterholiday, one treat at a time.Citizen Cake: The Pac Heights Sequel has a few sugar cookies in its case right now, decorated with OCD flair, but SFoodie's eye was drawn to…
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Dining, SFoodie It's Yigit! S.F. Pastry Chef Wins <em>Top Chef: Just Desserts</em>

It's Yigit! S.F. Pastry Chef Wins Top Chef: Just Desserts

The final challenge in last night's Top Chef: Just Desserts finale was to create a progressive four-course dessert tasting. The twist arrived with plates of desserts prepared by three top pastry chefs: Sherry Yard, Elizabeth Falkner, and Claudia Fleming. They…
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Dining, SFoodie Le Cheval Oakland Hobbled, Citizen Cake Fillmore (Finally) Opens

Le Cheval Oakland Hobbled, Citizen Cake Fillmore (Finally) Opens

​The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene.Eater SF's Carolyn A. reports that Oakland's popular Le Cheval closed on Friday after being evicted. The owner is maintaining his Berkeley and…
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Dining, SFoodie <em>Top Chef: Just Desserts</em>, Week 2: Elizabeth Falkner Takes Us to the Candy Shop

Top Chef: Just Desserts, Week 2: Elizabeth Falkner Takes Us to the Candy Shop

What plain ole Top Chef lacks in excitement, cuties, and villains, Top Chef: Just Desserts serves up with a vengeance. This week, San Francisco's very own Elizabeth Falkner was the judge for a Quickfire Challenge called "Creating a Dessert Celebrating…
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Dining, SFoodie Elizabeth Falkner, Anthony Strong Among Chefs Appearing at Fillmore Jazz Fest

Elizabeth Falkner, Anthony Strong Among Chefs Appearing at Fillmore Jazz Fest

Stuck in the city this weekend? At least the Fillmore Jazz Festival is going down Saturday and Sunday, July 3-4, with daily chef demos and booths from local food slingers. The chef talent: 1300 on Fillmore's David Lawrence (Sun. 2…
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Dining, Eat Ready when you are: People who wait for brunch? Not us

Ready when you are: People who wait for brunch? Not us

For a meal that once seemed to epitomize urban living, weekend brunch brings out the basest parts of our nature. Look at the crowd outside every known brunch spot from the Bay to the Breakers. Half are the overachievers, who've…
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Dining, SFoodie Grub Street: Citizen Cake Fillmore Hoping for Late March Opening

Grub Street: Citizen Cake Fillmore Hoping for Late March Opening

Grub Street's Jay Barmann caught a bit more buzz wafting out of Citizen Cake today. Cake's Elizabeth Falkner told Barmann things are looking seriously iffy for a March 15 launch at 2125 Fillmore (at Sacramento), but predicts an opening as…
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Calendar, Night&Day Let's Talk About Hops

Let's Talk About Hops

From Feb. 5 through 14, some people are going to be so drunk. Also during this time, Alice Waters determines what food goes well with what beer. So does chef Ruggero Gadaldi of Beretta, Bar Crudo’s Mike Selvera, Orson’s Elizabeth…
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Calendar, Night&Day Room for Dessert

Room for Dessert

We all owe an apology to restaurant pastry chefs: Once their turn arrives, too many of us have already spent our appetites, or saved just enough to accept a spoonful of poached pear from a four-way-shared brown butter panna cotta.…
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Dining, Eat Orson Not Well

Orson Not Well

San Francisco hasn't seen a lot of the cutting-edge style of cooking called molecular gastronomy. It features deconstructed dishes (often with poetic or jokey names), ingredients combined in unexpected and sometimes startling ways, innovative cooking methods including "sous vide" (sealed…
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Dining, SFoodie Orson Begs The Question: Rustic Vs. Refined

Orson Begs The Question: Rustic Vs. Refined

With the opening of Elizabeth Falkner's SoMa culinary experiment Orson, the "California Cuisine" debate has sprung up again, pitting San Francisco's longtime ingredient-driven path against more technique-heavy methods. Gastronomie fires the first salvo: Is San Francisco ready to embrace…
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Best of San Francisco, Food & Drink

Best Dessert Menu

Dessert is almost always the best part of the meal, any meal, but at Citizen Cake, the bakery-cum-restaurant in Hayes Valley, the sweet stuff is especially magnificent. Executive Pastry Chef Elizabeth Falkner and pastry chefs Shuna Lydon and Sara Cameron…
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Dining, Side Dish

Side Dish

Raising KaneHarry's favorite pastry princess has finally unveiled her latest creation on the corner of Gough and Grove. Elizabeth Falkner is proud to present Citizen Cake, the sequel. Her new downtown shop, a glassed-in museum piece, features a coffee bar,…
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