The Low Down
Fun Fact: Such famous chefs as Ken Frank, and Mark Peel and Nancy Silverton all put in time behind the stoves at Michael's.
Look Good: To sample the food of another early pioneer of California cuisine, head to Berkeley's Chez Panisse.
Rants, Raves & Reviews
The rabble-rouser of the early '80s restaurant scene is aging gracefully.
by Contributor at Citysearch
When owner Michael McCarty opened his namesake establishment in 1979, it was like a whirlwind through the city's restaurant scene. The chefs in his kitchen were pioneers of what came to be known as California cuisine.â¦
By Ella M. at Foursquare
Your special sucks Read More
By Alan at Foursquare
I just checked in so I could congratulate Michael's on the worse Foursquare special of all time! Wow I can make a reservation! What a great special... Read More
By Jenny V. at Foursquare
Truffle fries. Read More
By Peter H. at Foursquare
Look for Joey, he will take superb care of you. And Jason makes the best drinks of all time at the front bar. Read More
By James C. at Foursquare
Ask Jason to mix you something special. He's the best mixologist in town and one tip, he loves tequila. Read More