Paul Canales at Duende

Bio

Paul Canales is the chef/co-owner of Duende. He is locally loved and internationally renowned. He is also committed to the city of Oakland. He creates a delicious, accessible and ever-evolving dining experience. His menus are culinary improvisations of Basque and Spanish cuisines using local ingredients and sources.

Accolades

  • Three Stars
    San Francisco magazine
  • Three Stars
    San Francisco magazine
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in SF
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in SF

My Restaurants

Behind the Scenes

Chef Paul Canales reviews  at post.venue.name
"Txipirones fritos y huevo suave = fried baby squid + slow cooked farm egg + frisée + piquillo vinaigrette!! #duende #duendeoakland"
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Chef Paul Canales reviews  at post.venue.name
"Crudo de Hamachi y Caldo de Oenogarum = Hamachi yellowtail + chilled oenogarum "broth" + chili lime salsa + piquillo + farm egg yolk! #duende #duendeoakland"
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Chef Paul Canales reviews  at post.venue.name
"Jamón de Cordero = 14 month-cured lamb jamón + Cava gelée + celery hearts + Picual olive oil! #duende #duendeoakland"
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Chef Paul Canales reviews  at post.venue.name
"Salmón medio cocido = "Half-cooked" Ivory salmon + avocado + sea beans + snap peas + mint salsa verde + salmon skin cracklings! #duende #duendeoakland"
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Chef Paul Canales reviews  at post.venue.name
"Tosta de Aguacate y Espuma de Hígado de Rape = grilled avocado toast + spicy monkfish liver mousse + Marcona almonds! #duende #duendeoakland"
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From My Menu