The Specials
ChocolatePecan Pie
classic pecan pie with a chocolaty twist
Boeff Bourgignon
beef stew with red wine
Pork Cutlets
with Apple Dijon sauce and pickled radish pods
Smoked Quail
on a tapenade croupton

Grilled Flank Steak
spicy Argentinean parsley sauce
Port Patty Melt
carraaway potatoes
Sherry Braised Chestnut Ravioli
leeks and dried cranberries
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Welcome to the Radio Kitchen!
Port Poached Pears
dispped in chocolate
I'm Michael Reining and I've spent about 19 years in kitchens around the San Francisco area. Currently, doing In-home catering. More recently Executive Chef at Piacere Restaurant in San Carlos and consulting chef at Jasper's Corner Tap & Kitchen, also as the Executive Sous Chef at Postrio Café and Bar, South Beach Yacht Club and the Golden Gate Yacht Club in San Francisco. I'm a graduate of the California Culinary Academy, I have cooked in restaurants and corporate catering kitchens, on a ship on the Bering Sea in Alaska, pie shops and even Jack-In-The-Box (my first cooking gig when I was 18), I also enjoy cooking instruction.
Chef Mike's Catering
Here's a picture of my pan seared salmon with corn coulis and arugula mashed potatoes. Just one dish I'm featuring for clients of my in-home catering. To find out more about this dish or to have me create a memorable meal in your home for you and your guests, click on the links to the right.
Fall is upon us and Chef Mike shares a new recipe.
Coming next on The Radio Kitchen:
After nearly 20 years in broadcast radio (read-Disc Jockey) and now 20 years as a kitchen pro, I am putting all the pieces of my life into this project. I am your host for The Radio Kitchen.

Through the stories on The Radio Kitchen I want to get you interested, PASSIONATE, about food and cooking. I'm gonna tell you a story, a story that, I hope will make you hungry. Hungry for more! More food. More information. More recipes. More.

Tie this all together with my in-home catering, I can bring this passion for food and cooking right into your kitchen. So now I can actually feed your hunger.

Join me as I concoct a mélange ranging from interviews with food pros and foodies, recipe and menu ideas, new and fun food products, plus ways to play with your food along with wines and spirits.

So here we go!!! Keep watching this space for updates with new articles, recipes, mneus, podcasts and fun!

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