Steph and Ayesha Curry hit the town last night
Warriors star Steph Curry and his lifestyle goddess (and soon-to-be-restaurateur) wife Ayesha took in a showing of Hamilton, followed by drinks and shenanigans at Tenderloin jazz club, Black Cat. Check out Curry’s onstage performance as a stand-in tambourine player, while Ayesha picked up the bass. What can’t these two do?
Free coffee at Peet’s TODAY
It’s warm-ish enough in the Bay Area for Peet’s to start promoting cold brew coffee. To kick off summer, the Berkeley-based coffee company is giving away free drinks today (Friday, May 12) from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. at all Bay Area locations. To clarify, the free drink is whatever you want, in any size. So get in line for a free small drip coffee, or go big with a large “cold brew fog latte.”
Silicon Valley is an open playing field for chefs
It makes sense that some of SF’s best chefs are heading down to Silicon Valley, avoiding the cost of doing business in the city, and attracting investors who live and work in the area. Expect to see even more great restaurants opening down there, including the upcoming outpost of Nobu in Palo Alto.
The NY Times profile of Thomas Keller continues to be discussed
Last week’s profile of Bay Area
god chef Thomas Keller, sparked a conversation among fine dining chefs and hospitality professionals about diversity. Chef Preeti Mistry (Juhu Beach Club, and newly opened Navi Kitchen) was quoted in the piece criticizing fine dining as a whole for its lack of diversity. Meadowood chef Chris Kostow took to Instagram to share his thoughts on the matter, spawning more commentary, including this op-ed from writer Korsha Wilson.
Noc Noc on Broadway is for sale
After two years, owners Samson Shirakhon and his father Rahman Shirakhon are selling Noc Noc on Broadway, the second location of their Lower Haight bar. It’s still open for now, but it’s a prime piece of real estate in a busy neighborhood so stay tuned for news of its sale.