We've got some tips for places with and without reservations, but in a few cases the news still isn't that great.
He's one of five in this year's inaugural class of new pastry stars.
Elsewhere, Jonathan Gold targets Bryant Ng's Spice Table as the bulls-eye of L.A.'s coherent new dining scene.
Also, 'Portlandia' stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein ate at Bar Tartine last week.
Five of the ten restaurants were not, technically, new as of 2011.
Also, Cafe Prague hosts a block party.
Cotogna will definitely be on there, despite opening in late 2010. Locanda, probably not.
The list got leaked a day early, via Bloomberg.
His list: Boulette's Larder, Camino, Cotogna, Nopa, and SPQR.
Embarcadero: Former Nick's Cove chef Adam Mali, who took home top honors at this year's Lamb Jam, is taking a new position at MarketBar. As mentioned earlier, sous chef Austin Perkins is replacing him at Nick's. [BiteClub] Jackson Square: There's...
As we look further into this shady-seeming deal site, it just gets shadier.
The San Mateo–based company doesn't make a lot of sense to us, and the restaurants they're selling coupons for have never heard of them.
Both restaurants now have 3.5 stars, which still doesn't quite make sense to us.
SoMa: Sightglass Coffee Bar & Roastery (7th and Folsom) will be closed Tuesday as they prepare for a Wednesday unveiling of their new, fully formed coffee bar, now about a year in the making. [Grub Street] Nob Hill: In the...
The menus will change weekly, and the regular menu won't be available.
OpenTable and Daily Meal put together a list that's kind of wrong.
The famed cookbook author visits the Bay Area for a few days.
He gives it a mere 2.5 stars.
Blake Lively and Selma Blair both dined at Cotogna recently.