a few minutes with chef michael gaines

michael gaines

A few festive minutes with Michael Gaines, Chef De Cuisine of Central Kitchen.

Did you cook on Christmas Day? Yes

What did you make? A classic prime rib, with carrots, mash potatoes, horseradish cream and my girlfriend made the apple pie.

Apple pie with cream or ice cream? Vanilla Ice Cream.

Best Ice Cream in the city? Three Twins.

Favorite flavor? Vanilla. Simplicity at its best.

Favorite restaurant in SF for brunch? Bar Agricole.

Best place to for drinks? The Brazenhead for classic cocktails and Hotsy Totsy for artisan cocktails.

Top of your Holiday wish list? A lie in.

What’s a lie-in for you? 10am.