San Francisco's restaurants are known for melding Californian cuisine with a broad spectrum of global culinary influences. And this trick has certainly paid off: The city's diverse offerings have earned their fair share of celestial acclaim.
I got a phone call from a good friend of mine at the Michelin Travel Guide. Some of the Michelin Inspectors will be in town to go over the manuscript to the Red Guide to New York City and they need somewhere to have dinner.
Chef Vito Mollica of the famed Il Palagio at The Four Seasons was kind enough to show how to prepare a traditional Italian dinner, the Feast Of The Seven Fishes, for girls like me known for having the local sushi joint on speed dial and using Whole Foods for the holidays.