The French Laundry is lauded as one of the best restaurants in the world, and for good reason. Thomas Keller has created something truly magical here. He has created a world where every detail has been thought of to the fullest extent for one purpose: Your Pleasure. Take a look into our five-hour, seventeen-course, ten-wine meal of a lifetime.
TimesTalks in SF: Frank Bruni chats with Thomas Keller, Traci Des Jardins, Michael Mina, and Kim Severson about food (obvi), restaurants, and how West Coast culinary trends influence the nation.
It was the best of timesâ€¦it was the best of times. Because apparently there are no worst of times when you’re graced by the presence of these two culinary legends.
An epic event 2 Â½ years in the making, SF Chefs.Food.Wine. was like a food-lover's Disneyland with 200 of the Bay Area's finest chefs, 70 wineries, and mixologists aplenty strutting their stuff. (And I met the 2 Great Kellers of the food world!)
There is nothing like a good excuse to have a dinner party, especially with the busyness of the season. Now, when I decided to throw this little party, I knew I wanted to feature seasonal ingredients that would make for a warm, cozy, winter dinner. And of course, I wanted some wow factor!