Entries by Greens Admin

Greens’ Black Bean Chili Recipe

Black Bean ChiliFrom The Greens Cookbook, page 109 Black Bean Chili has been served every day since Greens opened in 1979. It has a woodsy campfire quality and a complexity of tastes from the various smoked and roasted chilies. In addition to serving these beans as chili, we also use them as an ingredient in […]

Valentine’s Day at Greens

Valentine’s Day at Greens will be a fabulous Prixe-Fixe 4-course meal for $130 per person and additional $48 for the optional wine pairing. Pjay Smik Smak will be back to play sultry jazz while people enjoy dinner. Click here for the complete menu! Click here for Reservations

Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese and Mint

Little green lentils are the key ingredient that make this classic salad such a hit. Unlike the lager lentils we use for soups and Indian dishes, the small green variety holds its shape when cooked. Toss the warm lentils right away with the Lemon Vinaigrette, so they absorb all the flavors. Serve with Simple Artichoke […]

Roasted Butternut Squash Rounds with Sage Leaves

This simple fall side dish is a delightful alternative to roasted potatoes.  The deep orange rounds of squash caramelize as they roast in the oven, releasing their natural sweetness. It’s a perfect savory holiday side dish, quick and easy to prepare. Serves 4 to 6   Two 3-pound butternut squash with long necks 1 tablespoon Garlic […]

Tips For Creating Unforgettable Private Events

We host countless special events here at Greens. Our staff goes to extraordinary lengths to make the events unforgettable, but from our experience we’ve compiled this list of things the host should do as well to make things go perfectly!   Any Event: Ask around about special diets. Sometimes this can cause a deluge of folks […]

Pairing Wine With Vegetables

Each Saturday Greens offers a prix-fixe dinner with amazing wine pairings from our wine sommelier, Mike Hale. Mike has been a somm for over three decades. He’s owned and operated (with his wife Carole) two San Francisco  Chronicle Top 100 restaurants in the past 20 years and has been the wine director at Greens for the past eight years. […]