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Amy Sherman
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My latest for OpenTable! Some great comfort food inspired by mom. 
Mothers love us, care for us, and, of course, feed us. Our earliest experiences with food are largely shaped by the caring folks who cooked for and with us as we grew up. Not surprisingly then, many chefs are using their menus to pay homage to the mothers who delighted them with homespun recipes, often using …
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Where to splurge when it comes to dining around the US
If you got a big fat refund, we've got some delicious options for spending it in our round up of Tax Day 2016 dining splurges.
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Do you use tahini? Maybe you should! 
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These splurge-worthy tours offer gastronomic experiences that go far beyond the swirl, sip, and spit routine you’ll find at most tasting rooms.
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Cool cooking tools! And a giveaway
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An easy weeknight supper with boneless skinless chicken thighs
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Mmmm monkey bread! 
Find creative takes on monkey bread at Stones Throw, Macrina and Truxton's Bistro.
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Like Cinderella, this veggie has transformed into the belle of the ball, thanks to these delicious cauliflower dishes.
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I'm a food blogger, writer and recipe developer
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Amy Sherman is a San Francisco–based food writer, recipe developer, and restaurant reviewer. She was most recently editor at BlackboardEats and is author of Williams-Sonoma New Flavors for Appetizers, Wine Passport: Portugal, A Microwave, A Mug, A Meal and wrote the new introduction to the classic cookbook, Jane Grigson’s Vegetable Book. 

Amy is best known as creator of the award-winning food blog Cooking with Amy, chosen early on as one of the top five food blogs by Forbes. She is currently the food expert for YellowPages.com in San Francisco. She has also written for Fodors.com, FoodNetwork.com, KQED’s blog Bay Area Bites, for the Epicurious blog Epi Log, and was contributing editor of the Glam food blog as well as the Frommers culinary travel blog, Amy and Amy Between Bites. She has also written for various magazines including Gastronomica, Cheers, Air Chicago and Avianca. 


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California - Santa Monica, Firenze
I was lucky enough to take a class here and loved it. It was great to learn the really traditional ways of cooking rather than the modern short cut cooking with pressure cookers. Very personalized and friendly. Highly recommended.
Public - 3 months ago
reviewed 3 months ago
Exquisite special occasion restaurant. The tasting menu is creative, surprising, and beautifully presented and executed. The restaurant is minimalistic but elegant and service is gracious. You will likely see the chef as she often comes into the dining room.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Very large tacos, at leaf twice the size than at other taquerias. The fish ones are great, so are the vegetable ones that change seasonally. Fun drinks and mescal next door at Mosto.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Fantastic food, though even with a reservation getting a table is tricky. Service was good, though we were guided to over order. Many amazing dishes including walnut prawns (heavily battered), king oyster mushrooms with golden chives and cabbage guo ta tofu, "double skin", fish & vegetable dumplings, wok-braised lamb, tea-smoked duck, and pork belly with preserved vegetable (mei cai ko ro).
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
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Still great after all these years. I find the pizza dough a little salty, but the burrata, the meatballs and the pasta are all really outstanding. It's a warm and comfortable place that does not disappoint.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Small place but great stuffed pancakes. Be sure to try the beef and the onion and egg version. Noodles and dumpling are ok, but not as great as the pancakes.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
I was a little disappointed by Pujol. The menu is cutting edge, but some dishes are more intellectually interesting than they are "delicious." Service was less than what it should be. Do not let the restaurant call you a cab, they will bilk you for 3-4 times what it should cost.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago