rosemary pound cake with poached pear and ginger pear sorbet

robert hac
executive pastry chef

 

a bay area favorite

INSIDE SCOOP SF's chief food critic Michael Bauer notes Five's offers "a great piece of cake"

The article "Favorite dishes: From Firefly to Michael Mina", features highlights of the year for San Francisco bay area's best restaurants and musings on food & wine from the Chronicle restaurant critic.

Desserts are getting complex, but there's something to be said for a great piece of cake like you get at Five in Berkeley. This olive oil cake, served on lemon curd, features a moist, rustic crumb. It's topped with whipped cream and whole toasted almonds.

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