A16: Food + Wine
At San Franciscos acclaimed A16 restaurant (named for the highway that cuts across southern Italy), diners pack the house for chef Nate Applemans ... Show synopsis At San Franciscos acclaimed A16 restaurant (named for the highway that cuts across southern Italy), diners pack the house for chef Nate Applemans house-cured salumi, textbook Naples-style pizzas, and gutsy slow-cooked meat dishes. Wine director Shelley Lindgren is renowned in the business for her expeditionary commitment to handcrafted southern Italian wines. In A16: FOOD + WINE, Appleman and Lindgren share the source of their inspirationthe bold flavors of Campania. From chile-spiked seafood stews and savory roasts to delicate antipasti and vegetable sides, the recipes are beguilingly rustic and approachable. Lindgrens vivid profiles of the key grapes and producers of southern Italy provide vital context for appreciating and pairing the wines. Stunning photography captures the wood-fired ambiance of the restaurant and the Campania countryside it celebrates.