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Best New Restaurants in America 2015

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

The restaurant world is changing. Thank God.

…Chefs who use the pronoun we when describing their creative process, like husband-and-wife chef-owners Nicole Krasinski and Stuart Brioza …

Restaurants of the Year: 2015 Winners

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

F&W restaurant editor Kate Krader celebrates the most exceptional openings of the past year—the places that 
astonished her with their energy, originality and style …

America’s Best Food Cities: San Francisco

Friday, May 29th, 2015

From touchdown, no other city in the country whets my appetite like San Francisco, where arrivals at Terminal 2 at SFO are welcomed …

SF Chronicle Top 100

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

It took more than three years for Nicole Krasinski and Stuart Brioza to make Progress. While getting the permits and financing, they opened a little place called  …

2015 James Beard Foundation Awards

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Best Chef West Winner : Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski

​2015 James Beard Foundation Awards

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Nominee for Best New Restaurant

Scaling Great Hype

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Sequel…sidekick…spin-off…sibling: Every easy label I can muster for the Progress, the new, hard- to-pin-down project from Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski, trades …

The Return of the Banquet

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Small plates are cruel. First, and most obviously, they are small. We gluttons finish them quickly; asking for seconds isn’t an option, especially when you’re eating  …

Wine As Worthy Adversary: Why The Progress Is My Favorite Restaurant To Drink Wine

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

At The Progress, one of San Francisco’s freshest and most in-demand restaurants, the wine list doesn’t just go …

Restaurant Review: The Progress Takes Flight

Friday, May 29th, 2015

On my first visit I tried to analyze why the Progress, Stuart Brioza’s and Nicole Krasinski’s follow-up to State Bird Provisions …