May 15 - 21, 2008 
“Voices rise above carnation and eucalyptus arrangements, creating a lively din throughout the restaurant.”
Tina Larkin

Restaurant Review

Le Crêpe Pierre

Je suis enchanté, Chef Gozard

By Maren Tarro

Pardon my Frenchmostly because it sucksbut zut, zut et zut! And by that I mean Chef Jean-Pierre Gozard is making damn fine crêpes over on Candelaria and San Pedro. (Not an exact translation, but you get the idea.)

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GastroLogic

Chef Schmef

By Maren Tarro

Back in March, Food Network chef Robert Irvine, from "Dinner: Impossible," was exposed for embellishing his résumé. From start to finish, his credentials turned out to be more fantasy than reality.

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Bite

Meat the 21st Century

A delinquent vegetarian's victory tale

By Jessica Cassyle Carr

In March, after a fine afternoon in San Francisco, I was riding a train back to Alameda when I started feeling sick. At first I thought it was the maiden stage of a migraine, but later when the headache subsided and the nausea surfaced, I knew it was something else. I had dined at a vegan restaurant before boarding the train, where my red curry dish was tainted with fake chicken I didn't order. I scornfully ate around the mystery “meat”: What resulted wasn’t pretty.

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