Haute Author

  • NAME Fran Endicott Miller
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Articles By Fran Endicott Miller

Shhh! Don’t Tell Anyone About This SF Michelin-Starred Restaurant

Tucked away in San Francisco’s Presidio Heights neighborhood lies a destination level restaurant that masquerades as a humble bistro. But having just earned its first Michelin star, Nico will not be able to hide out much longer. The cozy French eatery owned and operated by celebrated French chef Nicolas Delaroque and his wife Andrea is now on the haute dining map. Read More

3 Reasons To Mix It Up at SF’s Clock Bar

If its central location isn’t lure enough after a hard day of work or a round of Union Square shopping, the Clock Bar’s seasonal cocktail menu makes the haute watering hole a must stop for libation lovers. Located in San Francisco’s Westin St. Francis, just across the lobby from Michael Mina’s Bourbon Steak, Clock Bar features changing themes with drinks to match. Read More

SF: See Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley’s New Haute Enhancements

What lies beyond the Four Seasons’ curved glass visage that glistens over Highway 101 in Palo Alto, CA? The hotel, built in 2006 at the rear of a large business park off of University Avenue, offers more than meets the eye. In addition to exceptional service for which the brand is known, the Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto, as it is officially called, boasts a small but luxe rooftop pool, a world-class spa, a destination restaurant, and—after recent décor and tech refurbishments—sleek and sophisticated guest and meeting rooms. Read More

Dominique Crenn Dishes On New SF Restaurant: Petit Crenn

Fans of celebrated chef Dominique Crenn and her lauded eatery Atelier Crenn will be pleased to know that the French-born chef now has as many San Francisco restaurants as she does Michelin stars. Her more casual sibling to Atelier, Petit Crenn, is set to open tomorrow, Aug. 11, marking the culinary rock star's second SF eatery. We had a sneak peek at what is sure to be the Hayes Valley new haute spot and caught up to Chef Crenn herself while there to talk about her new space. Read More