Welcome to Eater Tastings, where Eater SF associate editor Rose Garrett shares the best restaurant and bar news of the week.
[Photo: Patricia Chang]
FILLMORE—Culinary darling State Bird Provisions officially reopened this week after an extended renovation that revamped and expanded it. Take a look inside the new and improved version of SBP.
SAN FRANCISCO—Haven't you heard? The 2014 Michelin Guide dropped this week, and it's a doozy: State Bird Provisions earned its first Michelin star, and Quince jumped to two stars. See the full list.
HAYES VALLEY—It's been over a year since Rich Table opened, and we caught up with the restaurant's power couple Evan and Sarah Rich to talk press, pressure and porcini mushrooms.
MISSION—Linea Caffe is humming along at 18th and San Carlos, and we caught up with owner and espresso master Andrew Barnett to find out his plans for transforming the Mission corner.
SAN FRANCISCO—Want more dirt on what went down with this year's local Michelin stars? We talked to Michelin's anonymous head inspector to hear what went on behind the scenes.
LOWER HAIGHT—Chaparral, the new project from former Mission Beach Cafe executive chef Thomas Martinez, debuted this week. See the menu and find out more about the weekend pop-up.
SOMA—Also new this week: Umami Burger, now conveniently located steps from Caltrain and the ballpark.