If it's Friday, it must be Offal of the Week! Brought to you by Ryan Adams, author of the blog Nose to Tail at Home, each week we highlight a different part of the animal that you've always wanted to work with, but were afraid to ask your butcher for. This week we're introducing you [...]
Bad boy chef Chris Cosentino's restaurant Incanto, in San Francisco's Noe Valley, hosted a book reading last night from author Lisa Hamilton's. Hamilton's latest book, Deeply Rooted: Unconventional Farming in the Age of Agribusiness (buy at Amazon), is both a clear-eyed look at the small-scale farmer's place in contemporary American society, and a case for [...]
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It was bound to happen at some point: the anit-foie gras protesters have now threatened Chris Cosentino. After getting a video and a letter in the mail from unknown activists, Cosentino received a phone call, demanding he stop serving foie gras. Of course Cosentino refused, and the response from the activists? "We are [...]
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Chris Cosentino is looking for help for his 6th Annual Head to Tail Dinner at Incanto. This would be an awesome experience:
Now’s your chance to learn. I will be accepting 2 volunteers to help with the event this year. You get to come into my kitchen and help cook 2 nights of head [...]
Photograph of an 85 pound pig's head by Chris Cosentino.
Chris Cosentino posted the menu for the 6th Annual Head to Tail Dinner at his restaurant Incanto, a five-course meal that features "not everything from head to tail — just the parts you usually don't eat."
This year he's doing it for two days: Monday March 23 [...]
The secret ingredient of Halloween Iron Chef America was Offal, and Chris Cosentino is going to be offering the menu at his San Francisco restaurant, Incanto. On the menu will be dishes like Lamb heart tartare and County fair gut fry. He writes:
This is only available on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, since I will [...]