2010 Hot 20: Chris Kronner and Anthony Strong
By Sara Deseran | September 18, 2010 | 7x7 Magazine
Chris Kronner and Anthony Strong might be the envy of every chef in town. They rein over two of the city’s most nationally acclaimed kitchens: Anne and Craig Stoll’s Pizzeria Delfina and Elisabeth Prueitt and Chad Robertson’s Bar Tartine. Strong is transitioning to be executive chef of Locanda, Delfina’s new Roman restaurant at Valencia and 16th streets. It has a hopeful January opening, as does the expansion of Bar Tartine, which will include a stand-alone bakery for Robertson’s breads. Now that they’ll be next-door neighbors, Kronner and Strong will share something less glamorous—an alleyway trash area.
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Bay Area 'Power Couples': Craig & Annie Stoll
July 30, 2010 | Laura Mason | 7x7 Magazine
It's hard to start a business in the Bay Area. And even harder to make it successful. We're inspired by the couples who have done it together and have decided to highlight them every week in our new "Bay Area Power Couples" blog series.
Since they met in the late 90s and married in May 2000, Craig and Annie Stoll have continually hatched ideas to push the SF culinary scene into the future with three (soon to be four) wildly successful restaurants. Here's what they had to say about working together.
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Chef Pig Offs: Cochon 555
Cochon 555, wherein five chefs, five pigs, and five winemakers come together to support heritage pig farmers, will return to The Fairmont on June 6,2010. The event centers around a competition; and this year Perbaco's Staffan Terje, Delfina Pizzeria's Anthony Strong, Namu's Dennis Lee, Flour + Water's Thomas McNaughton, and Bi-Rite's Morgan Maki are all involved. The five wines will be from Krupp Brothers, Elk Cove, Chase, Wind Gap and Pey-Marin. You must buy tickets in advance.
Make Pizza Like A Pro
Sunset.com | Rachel Levin and Margo True
Pizzeria Delfina's resident pizzaiolo, Anthony Strong, shares the secrets to making those legendary pies.
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The 2009 Pizza Review
December 05, 2009 | Garagiste | by Jon Rimmerman
Pizza is polarizing. Everything I offer below will be controversial to someone and make perfect sense to someone else.
Everyone has their favorite pizza and it's not negotiable. Trying to pry one's fingers from their favorite pie (to branch out) is not an easy task but it can be done. As in all vinous or gastronomic trials, experimentation breeds knowledge but pizza is a particular oddity.
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Inside Scoop - Chef Bridget Batson Moves to Pizzeria Delfina
SFGate, May 28, 2009 Read the excerpt about Chef Batson
Bridget Batson becomes new sous chef at Pizzeria Delfina, Pacific Heights.
Today Show - Best Pizzas in America
Today Show, May 2009 Watch the segment
GQ's Alan Richman joins the Today Show's Al Roker to run down the best pizzas in America and Pizzeria Delfina's Panna Pie ranks number 3.
GQ, June 2009 Read the review
GQ's Alan Richman reviews the 25 best pizzas in America and Pizzeria Delfina's Panna Pie is number 3!
Cry for Yelp
March 20, 2009 Read the transcript
Delfina confronts its worst reviews by emblazoning them on T-shirts. Delfina Restaurant owner Craig Stoll talks about running a restaurant in the age of Yelp.
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Be dazzled in Pacific Heights
March 2009 Read the article (excerpted from page 3)
Pizza in America
Chefs lift the humble pie to star status
June 30, 2008 Read the excerpt
By Harvey Steiman From Wine Spectator magazine, June 30, 2008 issue
For Meals Under $25, Go Where the Tourists Don't
Oct 2006 Read the article
The Best Restaurants by San Francisco Magazine
Aug 2006 Read the article
Pie High by Robert Lauriston
Mar 15 2006 Read the article
Craig and Anne Stoll's annex lives up to the promise of its pedigree by Josh Sens
Nov 2005 Read the article
Edible Complex by Gabriel Roth
Aug 24 2005 Read the article