Our Best of lists may have the Bowers Museum down as a place to stare at art, but we like strolling through their sculpture garden and stopping for a bite at Tangata. Originally serving French-inspired California cuisine, a change in executive chef is taking the restaurant in a different direction.
Previously working under Ross Pangilinan at Leatherby's Cafe Rouge, Chef Donald Harris began transitioning the menu earlier this year. His preference is more Pacific Rim -- think Japan, Thailand, South America and Philippines. Utilizing ingredients and cooking methods from these and other regions, Tangata's selections have come a long way since salmon Cobb salads and tuna melts.More »