Haute Kitchen

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…

HAUTE KITCHEN
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!”…

In Conversation With Sharon Seto

HOPPY SPRING! GET READY TO MARCH FORWARD. It’s time to turn our backs on cold gray winter for a warmer season filled with brighter days. Sunny days makes me spring into action!…
The Vault Garden is the perfect place for Easter Brunch Al Fresco.

Seven Ways to Celebrate Easter Deliciously in SF This Weekend

As San Francisco restaurants optimistically re-open to outdoor (and indoor!) dining, celebrating Easter becomes a new opportunity to many who have missed the mouthwatering experience of dining in our culinary capitol.  What better…

In Conversation With Sharon Seto

Make way for 2021! Whee! Ka-Pow! celebrants Around thhe globe ring in the new year with various customs and traditions, feeling thankful for the year ending and looking forward with new hopes…

PRESS: Chef Philip Tessier Reinvigorates a Napa Classic

St. Helena’s PRESS restaurant has long been known primarily for its Napa Valley-only wine collection, the largest in the world at 10,000 bottles. The impressive assemblage serves as an homage to PRESS…

We Still Dine Together Home Edition

WHEN YOU CAN’T BREAK BREAD TOGETHER, BEAM YOUR kitchen to friends over Zoom. Last fall, nine Bay Area chefs paired with the nonprofit Beyond Differences for eight weekly cooking classes called “We…