Friday, May 13, 2016

Kitchenbeard Kitchen Brings Trattoria Pop-Up Restaurant to Outpost India Basin

Chef Stephen Roberts of Kitchenbeard Kitchen
Brings Trattoria Pop-Up Restaurant to Outpost India Basin on June 4

WHAT:                     Chef Stephen Roberts of Kitchenbeard Kitchen is bringing his latest pop-up restaurant to the Bay Area culinary scene on June 4 at Outpost India Basin. Coming off the success of his February 20 pop up featuring French bistro cuisine at Outpost, Chef Roberts is focusing on classic rustic Italian fare with Mediterranean flavors and textures from the mountains and the sea.

                                 The menu will include Antipasti, Assorted Salumi, Ricotta al Fiorno, Prosciutto Melon, Rissoti, Herbed Risotto with Octopus, Pasti e Verdure, Handmade Malfadine with Northern California Wild Boar, Ragout, Assorted Seasonal Vegetables, Insalata, Radicchio Salad with Cucumber and Oranges, and Dolce.

WHEN:                    Saturday, June 4, 2016
                                Beginning at 7:00 p.m.

WHERE:                 Outpost India Basin
                                1555 Burke Avenue, Suite A
                                San Francisco, CA
Tickets can be purchased at:

ABOUT CHEF STEPHEN ROBERTS:  Stephen Roberts has been producing pop-up restaurants in San Francisco for the past four years at locales including, Outpost India Basin and Truck Bar. Ranging from plated dinners to the popular and more casual bar food at the “Aporkalypse” pop up, Roberts’ cuisine focuses on classic French technique, while being informed by sustainable practices. A 2002 graduate of The Institute of Culinary Education in New York, Roberts has worked as a private chef and caterer for more than 13 years. He has taught classes at Macy’s Herald Square, writes for covering the San Francisco culinary scene, and is a professional food photographer. He resides in San Francisco where he is currently developing his next culinary endeavor.

ABOUT OUTPOST INDIA BASIN: Outpost India Basin is an event space for creative pursuits located in India Basin, San Francisco.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Dinners at Marla Bakery, Presented by Yugen

Here is an interesting popup in San Francisco, at the Marla Bakery.

Dinners at Marla Bakery, Presented by Yugen  

Nato Inclinato: A Chinese Italian Dinner

"going to italian restaurants i have always wished i had brought with me a pair of chopsticks to eat the pasta dishes the way i would noodles. this memory of wanting was the birth of “nato inclinato”, which translates to born slanted.

the arrangements meld chinese and italian flavors, textures, and aesthetics by using their ingredients interchangeably. conceptually, they feel and taste as if they are cut from the same cloth. Hence, nato inclinato, the imagination of what dishes would come out of a complete amalgamation of the two cultures."

parmigiano reggiano, silken tofu, melon, prosciutto

butternut squash, water chestnut, ricotta salata, cavalo nero, grappa

nian gao, mozzarella di bufala, tomato broth, basil, olive oil

sweetbreads, xo sauce, lotus root, xo sauce, pea

siu mai, pig, fennel, mustard, chicharron, sage, black vinegar, burro marrone

lamb, szechuan peppercorns, tarragon, foo yee, chives

carnaroli, salt pork, shaoxing wine, scallion, blackpepper, fried garlic, bottarga

squid ink, red bean, tapioca pearls, soy milk, five spice & puer