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Bay Area restaurants got an impressive 16 nominations for James Beard awards this year, and one of our favorites, State Bird Provisions, is up for Best New Restaurant. With its dim sum style service and unique dishes including dashi mushrooms & quinoa with toasted 'gomasio' and a sweetbread meatball with fig jam & pickled vegetables, we are not a bit surprised. And the desserts are in a category all their own. This is also not surprising since Nicole Krasinski, the wife half of the married duo who own and operate State Bird, is a master pastry chef.
Her Frozen Rose Geranium Sabayon is so pretty that we thought it was a great candidate for our Food as Outfit feature. Pretty sweet, don't you think?
3.1 Philip Lim suede skater skirt, $895; By Malene Birger ruffled silk blouse, $130; Rick Owens black wedge ankle boots, $1,510; Alexander McQueen skull print chiffon scarf, $298; Reed Krakoff Mini Atlantique, $1,790; Vivian Jacob gunmetal and black CZ skull earrings, $185; Mark Davis bakelite, amethyst and rhodolite ceres bangle, $8,400; Mark Davis bakelite and diamond Cassandra bangle; $3200.
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