May 14, 2014
Making a Buck
To most people, flattened cardboard boxes are worthless. Which is precisely why Nick Mancillas turns them into canvases, and then into currency. "One of my...
Feb 5, 2014
Wishbone Comes True
In 1959, restaurateurs June and Jerry Norwitt took a drive north from San Francisco, lured by the vision of a rural, Bonanza-like lifestyle. Within...
Dec 4, 2013
Poised to Pop Jeremy Whitcomb and Emma Uribe are the latest duo on the North Bay's rising pop-up restaurant scene. The first thing they do...
Nov 6, 2013
Farm in the City
As far as business plans go, Joe Imwalle's is pretty simple. He doesn't advertise. He has no cell phone, doesn't use a computer and...
Oct 2, 2013
A few years ago, chef Francesco Torre posted his résumé on Craigslist. He was living in his native Tuscany at the time, cooking for...
Sep 4, 2013
Old & New Ways
'If I don't allow my cooks to play with all the crayons that we have in our coloring box, then what kind of a...
Aug 21, 2013
Jocelyn Nelson's blood may run Filipino, Chinese and Spanish, but make no mistake: she is Hawaiian, born and bred. Growing up in Honolulu, she...
Jul 31, 2013
When Rose Shannon was in sixth grade, she spent recess hiding in the bathroom. Getting sweaty in PE and eating lunch in front of...