It has always seemed a little undemocratic to us that a single restaurant critic can wield so much power. But after nearly 30 years at the Chronicle, Michael Bauer is the city’s top food writer, and when he posts a … Continue reading
On a recent visit to the new Divisadero Bi-Rite, we couldn’t help but notice a little caricature of Maven’s bar manager Kate Bolton staring at us from above a pile of lemons. It turns out one of Bolton’s creations is … Continue reading
Le Dix-Sept Pâtisserie A macaron pop-up, a champagne fest for the ladies, and chocolate beer — it’s going to be an indulgent Valentine’s Day in the neighborhood.
David Kurtz (right) and Jay Bordeleau. Photo by Alex Martinez for Haighteration. David Kurtz, who has been chef and partner at Maven since it opened at Haight and Steiner in December of 2011, has left the restaurant.
Do you enjoy really really good food, and really really good wine? Do you enjoy letting a team of experts plan the perfect meal for you? What if you could have all this without leaving the neighborhood? Then keep reading, … Continue reading
Last week, Eater named Kate Bolton of Maven the Bay Area’s Bartender of the Year. A few days ago we caught up with Kate and discussed everything from her secrets to making balanced cocktails, to the “Lower Haight aroma,” to … Continue reading
Since opening at 598 Haight Street in December, Maven has been waiting for just the right moment to launch a weekend brunch service. Apparently, that moment has arrived.
A full year and a half since RNM turned off the lights at 598 Haight Street, Maven is ready to throw ‘em back on.
Hope you’re hungry, because we’ve got tamales, waffles, parties, updates on Bi-Rite and Maven, and more — all in this week’s leftovers.
Jay Bordeleau (left) and David Kurtz. Photo by Alex Martinez for Haighteration. Last week, a discussion flared up on Haighteration about Maven, the new restaurant prepping to open in the former RNM space at the corner of Haight and Steiner. … Continue reading