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The Matheson is Healdsburg’s Gathering Spot

With its street-level, fine dining the Matheson restaurant and its more casual Roof 106 rooftop bar and lounge, The Matheson has quicky become a Healdsburg favorite. Offering cuisine, cocktail, and wine options…

San Francisco’s Gozu Gives New Meaning to Wagyu

It’s common to think only of beef when encountering the word ‘wagyu.’ Most regularly associated with succulent cuts of melt-in-your-mouth steak, wagyu, in the hands of Chef Marc Zimmerman, takes on expanded…

Ernest San Francisco Defines Destination Dining

Ernest, the elevated-casual restaurant from star chef Brandon Rice, is not exactly centrally located. It’s not positioned along any sort of thoroughfare, and it doesn’t attract foot traffic. Those who fill its…

Chef Eric Upper of AFICI

From the Bronx to the Bay Article by Sharon Seto Photos by Robert B Richards Winter HOLLY DAYS always had a very special place in my heart. In childhood, this was an…

In Conversation With Sharon Seto

By Sharon Seto Photos by Robert B Richards Summer in San Francisco is actually during FALL when I partake in a multitude of fun activities that LEAF me smiling! September and October…

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IN CONVERSATION WITH SHARON SETO

Chef Jason Halverson welcomes you to The Vault Steakhouse, where every dinner is a special occasion ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE DURING SUMMER! THOUGH we are still dealing with remnants of the pandemic, summer…

Ayesha Curry’s International Smoke FUEGO Menu is Fire

Though currently shrouded in Millennium Tower scaffolding, International Smoke was easily found by the guests who packed the place on a recent Sunday night. No visible signage? No problem. Diners had no…

Home Court Advantage: Tyler Florence’s Miller & Lux

The Food Network star’s Thrive City fine dining restaurant exudes throwback glamour that guests find irresistible. It’s early Friday evening prior to a Golden State Warriors playoff game and Thrive City’s Miller…

Montage Healdsburg Highlights the Best of Sonoma County

Set within a verdant 258 acre landscape of vineyards and majestic oak trees, Montage Healdsburg has the qualities of a remote sanctuary. The vibe is aided by the private, slightly uphill drive…

Haute Kitchen: In Conversation With Sharon Seto

Chef Jean Paul Carmona of Routier It’s really a TOSS-UP as to which month I like better, since May and June mean the approach of sunny weather and eating yummy SALADS! Also…

Haute Kitchen: In Conversation With Sharon Seto

Yes, my winter fat is gone but now I have spring rolls from too many Lunar New Year holiday parties. Oh, dear! Spring is when the world comes to life, beautiful flowers…

Margaret Mitchell From CEO to Chef During COVID

Margaret Mitchell is the CEO and co-founder of the Epi Center Medspa in San Francisco. She’ll never forget March 16th, 2020. She heard from the mayor around 1:00 p.m. that she would…

Elevating the Dining Experience Via Wine

These renowned NorCal restaurants, known for insanely innovative cuisine, continue to push the hospitality envelope with elevated viticultural offerings curated by their top-of-their-game sommeliers. Their objective? That with every sip, guests say, “Wow!”…