California’s Dining Trends

Michael Bauer, the former food critic of the San Francisco Chronicle for over 30 years. Michael has won numerous national awards in his nearly four decades of food journalism, and while retired from the Chronicle, he continues to write — including for us at Alta Magazine. Michael joins the Alta podcast to talk about emerging trends at dining around California, an unexpected dining destination, and $70 chicken.


Read Michael’s review of Angler in a recent issue of Alta Magazine 

Check out Michael on another Alta podcast, defending San Francisco’s food scene over Los Angeles’s

Michael Bauer’s feature on the food and wine of Baja, Napa of the South

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