Alibi V.17 No.20 • May 15-21, 2008 
“Voices rise above carnation and eucalyptus arrangements, creating a lively din throughout the restaurant.”

Restaurant Review

Le Crêpe Pierre

Je suis enchanté, Chef Gozard

Pardon my French—mostly because it sucks—but 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

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

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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EVENT HORIZON ()

Eye of Newt, Hair of Dog

Harry Potter Magical Mixers

Virtual mixology class.
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Spicy Times Online

Bosque Chile Festival

Celebrate the chile harvest.
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Chowtown Restaurant Guide

Chowtown Chowdown

It’s another week, and you know what that means! Time to tell you about more places to go order take out from. Keep supporting local is all I can say.

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