Since he competed in the Next Iron Chef two Summers ago, San Francisco's acclaimed offal-chef, Chris Cosentino, has been a very busy guy. He's worked nights at his head-to-tail rustic Italian restaurant, Incanto, opened a salumeria, Boccalone, at the Ferry Building in SF, and filmed a new television show, Chef vs. City, for the Food Network. Last week Chris took some time out of his hectic day-to-day to show me the graffiti-style "Shut Up and Cook" mural in the kitchen and to chat about everything from his 4-year-old son's eating habits to why he actively tweets. Find out what the chef had to say and read more
I've long been a fan of local talent Chris Cosentino and his offal-inspired Italian restaurant, Incanto. So when news, well, spread last month that Cosentino's salumeria Boccalone Artisan Meats was debuting the first spreadable salame — Nduja, as it's called — to be produced in the States, I knew I had to get my hands on some right away. Did the salumi live up to all its wonderment? Find out when you read more
Former Next Iron Chef contestant Chris Cosentino is infamous for serving a smörgåsbord of animal innards and extremities at his San Francisco restaurant, Incanto. Although I have yet to experience his delicious cuisine, Brian of SF Weekly, recently savored pig's trotter, pig's heart, and much more at Incanto.
His favorite dish — chilis and bones — consisted of "lengths of meaty tuna spine grilled with a ton of chili, garlic, peppers, capers and mint." Cosentino recommended the tuna spine be consumed like ribs. Being an adventurous eater, I would love to taste this tuna spine especially with such a scrumptious sounding sauce!
How about you? Would you eat these chilis and bones?