This be-all and end-all of French dining opened in 1946. It remains the gold standard.
One of the Seine set's favorites, Hélène Darroze crossed the Channel to bring her disciplined and precise example of French gastronomy to the denizens on the Thames.
Renowned for her out-of-this-world roast chicken, among other things, Judy Rodgers opened the doors of this local favorite over 20 years ago—before the Mission District was the hip food magnet it
One of the best examples of San Francisco fine dining from one of the city’s best chefs, Traci Des Jardins, who has a serious knowledge of French technique that she applies in a fresh, regionally
Renowned French-born Hubert Keller is one of America’s most respected chefs, and yet he is probably best known for serving the world’s most expensive burger at his Las Vegas restaurant—black Périg
The Napa Valley finally has an Italian restaurant to brag about: Michael Chiarello has returned to the professional kitchen at his restaurant Bottega.
Thanks to chef Christopher Kostow, the restaurant at this St. Helena resort in the Napa Valley has reaped much-deserved Michelin attention and foodie buzz.
The headquarters of Alice Waters, the visionary who brought the slow-food movement to the U.S., this Berkeley mecca for food-obsessed pilgrims doesn’t disappoint.
Recently reappointed to a drop-dead gorgeous new space, Michael and Linday Tusk’s elevated version of a Mediterranean bistro is a special-occasion-worthy retreat.
San Francisco’s Fifth Floor restaurant has a new menu designed by a new chef, David Bazirgan.