Year / 2019

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  • 2019-12-31

    Powdered sugar clouds for the last afternoon of 2019

  • Dec 31, 2019 @ 20:47

    Powdered sugar clouds for the last afternoon of 2019

  • 2019-12-30

    Made a 2.5 inch frozen half sphere of Moroccan carrot soup… results to come

  • Dec 29, 2019 @ 21:28

    Made our own cranberry and mango juice spheres

  • 2019-12-29

    Made our own cranberry and mango juice spheres

  • 2019-12-08


  • 2019-11-23

    Celebrating turmeric and cauliflower soup with shiitake mushrooms, micro kale and crushed pistachios. Soup by @maxkiesler

  • 2019-11-18

    Packaging at Sightglass

  • 2019-11-13

    Fresh peas swimming with leeks by @maxkiesler

  • 2019-11-13

    I’ve seen this view evolve over the past 15 years

  • 2019-11-08

    Portuguese potato and cilantro soup by @maxkiesler

  • 2019-11-07

    Street scene

  • 2019-11-07

    Blended red kidney bean soup with cilantro and peppers by @maxkiesler

  • The Fifth Flavor

    While the standard flavors of salty, sweet, sour, and bitter are obvious to us and easy to experience, the fifth flavor— umami—is ineffable. It’s the salience of parmesan cheese, anchovies, dried tomatoes,…

  • 2019-11-02

    SOMA graffiti

  • 2019-10-31

    Moroccan carrot soup with chermoula by @maxkiesler

  • 2019-10-26

    Saturday on Valencia

  • 2019-10-21

    Escarole, leek and Bibb lettuce green soup by @maxkiesler

  • 2019-10-20

    My new vegetable knife is a Gihei 165mm Nakiri ZDP189 with Keyaki Handle, a gift from @maxkiesler “Gihei knives are forged and hand ground in Tsubame Sanjo Niigata at their small family business [by father and son team of Atsushi Hosokawa and Takashi Hosokawa]. Gihei works in some old style steels like shirogami and aogami and also works with new alloys such as ZDP-189.” As a former metal sculptor myself, I really appreciate this level of craft by the Hosokawa family! @bernalcutlery

  • 2019-10-15

    Caramelized fennel and chickpea soup with saffron by @maxkiesler

  • 2019-10-13

    Good times at the vegetable knife skills class learning how to chop, brunoise and chiffonade properly at @sfcooking with @maxkiesler

  • 2019-10-11

    Breathtaking Makapu’u lighthouse coastline(November 2018

  • 2019-10-10

    White bean and vegetable soup by @maxkiesler

  • 2019-10-06

    Loft views

  • 2019-10-05

    Purple potato, purple carrot, and purple yam soup with fennel and cauliflower by @maxkiesler

  • 2019-10-05

    Saturday in Hayes Valley

  • 2019-10-05

    Caramelized fennel and onion soup with chickpeas by @maxkiesler

  • 2019-10-03

    One my my favorite things about SF – Chinatown, where I get to speak Cantonese

  • 2019-10-02

    Yellow coconut curry vegetable soup with (optional ramen :) by @maxkiesler

  • 2019-09-29

    Scenes from SOMA