Chris Cosentino (bio)

  (13 restaurants)    
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AvecSee Avec Video ($$$)
(2423 ratings)

615 W Randolph St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 377-2002
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "In a Bowl"
  • Chorizo-Stuffed Dates
4.5 out of 5
2423 ratings
opened in 2003; wine bar that includes a menu of rustic food
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Best Drink"
  • Kyoto Iced Coffee
    takes 12 hours to make
4.5 out of 5
1736 ratings
vow: sells coffee less than 48 hours out of the roaster to customers
Cochon ButcherSee Cochon Butcher Video ($$)
(4325 ratings)

930 Tchoupitoulas St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 588-7675
  • Boudin Sausage
    meat is pre-cooked prior to put into casing; how to eat: squeeze meat into mouth w/o eating casing
4.5 out of 5
4325 ratings
est. 2009; butcher shop, a sandwich counter & a wine bar inspired by old-world meat market
Mr PolloSee Mr Pollo Video ($$)
(609 ratings)

2823 Mission St Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94110
(860) 912-9168
  • $15 Chef's Tasting Menu
    four courses; varies depending what chef gets at market
4.5 out of 5
609 ratings
chef takes order, cooks and does the dishes
  • Basteeya (Moroccan Chicken Pot Pie)
4.0 out of 5
1924 ratings
[CLOSED]; inventive take on California influenced, Mediterranean & Moroccan dishes
Blue Bottle Coffee [CLOSED]See Blue Bottle Coffee Video ($$)
(120 ratings)

151 3rd St Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 243-0455
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Cake Walk"
  • Mondrian Cake
4.0 out of 5
120 ratings
Bunk Sandwiches [CLOSED]See Bunk Sandwiches Video ($)
(622 ratings)

621 SE Morrison St Map It!
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 328-2865
  • Pork Belly Cubano
    use 2-day cured pork belly (rather than traditional roast pork) served w/ ham, swiss, pickles, mayo, hot sauce and mustard; looks good
  • Meatball Parmigiano Hero
    beef & pork meatballs w/ marinara & mozzarella, baked on a grinder roll & served w/ chips; "they get it right!" -Andrew Zimmern; looks good
  • Pork Belly Rueben
    w/ Russian dressing (mixed w/ bacon fat!), swiss and kraut; looks good
  • Salt Cod Sandwich
    pureed salt cod w/ Spanish chorizo, marinated olives, olive oil & red wine vinegar
4.0 out of 5
622 ratings
[CLOSED]; #97 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); est. 2008; 2 locations open; owned and operated by good friends and sandwich aficionados who used to work in fine dining; Other Recipes: Red Beans & Rice
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "With Bacon"
  • Bacon Apple Maple Donuts
4.0 out of 5
2011 ratings
  • Prosciutto Ice Cream
  • Secret Breakfast Ice Cream
    top seller; ice cream w/ corn cereal cookies made w/ bourbon; looks good
4.0 out of 5
3493 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Ice Cream); won many awards (SF Weekly - "Best Ice Cream in San Francisco" Reader's Poll, and other recognitions)
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Crunchy"
  • Fried Clam Roll
3.5 out of 5
761 ratings
Other Recipes: Flo's Clams Casino
Out the Door [CLOSED]See Out the Door Video ($$)
(794 ratings)

Westfield San Francisco Centre Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 541-9913
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "With Fruit"
  • Green Papaya Salad
    Vietnamese dish; papaya is unriped and shredded for crunchy texture; Chris orders w/ rice porridge and alternates bites to mix "rich & creamy w/ crisp & refreshing"
3.5 out of 5
794 ratings
Prune Restaurant [CLOSED] ($$$)
(1075 ratings)

54 E 1st St Map It!
New York, NY 10003
(212) 677-6221
  • Bacon & Marmalade Sandwich
3.5 out of 5
1075 ratings
Yank SingSee Yank Sing Video ($$$)
(2780 ratings)

101 Spear St Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 781-1111
  • Baked BBQ Pork Buns
    part of dim sum
  • Peking Duck
    signature dish; house-roasted Peking Duck served as a dim sum appetizer, Crispy paper thin honey-coated skin & tender slices of duck stuffed in a steamed seashell bun, accompanied w/ finely slivered scallions & smears of tangy hoisin sauce; looks good
3.5 out of 5
2780 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Chinese Food); James Beard Award winner (2009); dim sum: small individual portions of food pushed around on carts by servers
Chris Cosentino (bio)   (13 restaurants)