StillRoom’s Executive Chef Sam Goldman: cooking confidential

Sam Goldman has been around in the restaurant business. A founding member of Kitchen Confidential and homeboy to Anthony Bourdain, he’s worked at several top restaurants in New York for a big chunk of his life until he eventually left the scene. He hasn’t cooked in a professional kitchen in almost a decade. Where’s he been? Selling meats for Prime Selection Meat and Seafood Company.

But the man is back in the kitchen at Pasadena’s new restaurant, The StillRoom Seafood Restaurant & Lounge. We had a chance to sit down with him and find out exactly what’s been going on in his life. Read More

Batch Restaurant & Bar in Culver City opens today, The StillRoom is open in Pasadena

Batch Restaurant & Bar opens today in Culver City offering artisanal food and handcrafted cocktails in a sophisticated and lively environment. Sal Roldan will be heading the kitchen as Executive Chef and Mat Gries as Mixologist. 8631 W. Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232. 310-202-8631.

Kitchen Confidential founding member, Sam Goldman returns to the kitchen after an almost 10 year hiatus. The StillRoom Seafood Restaurant and Lounge is steps from Old Town Pasadena and will be utilizing fresh foods from local farmer’s markets, seafood markets and California ranchers. Sam has worked in several top restaurants in New York. 181 E Glenarm St. #105. Pasadena, CA 91105. 626-799-0700.

Photo: Batch in Culver City
Photography provided by credit Erica Bartel