A hot restaurant opening, a new bakery on the way, and lots more hearty food news and delicious happenings.
Sinto Gourmet's Kimchi -- Korean style pickles, nappa cabbage, cucumbers, turnips -- is Comal Chef Matt Gandin's refrigerator standby. He's also happy to share his views on why sous vide cooking and tweezers have no place in the kitchen.
On Friday, John Paluska will throw open the heavy steel doors to his ambitious new restaurant, Comal, which he hopes will become a magnet for local residents and a cultural incubator. “I see it as a big tent that I hope will become the heart of the community,” he said last week as he stood in the expansive, airy space at 2020 Shattuck Avenue, overseeing a plethora of pre-launch preparations.