Lori Baker at Consulting Chef


Lori Baker is a pastry chef. Upon moving to San Francisco, she cut her teeth in some of the city’s top restaurants, including Postrio, Bix, Gordon’s House of Fine Eats, Fifth Floor, and Home Restaurant. She is best known for the beloved Baker & Banker restaurant, which fed hungry San Franciscans for five years beginning in 2009, and its adjacent bakery, which specialized in American desserts and breakfast pastries.


  • Three Stars
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • Professor of Pastry
    The California Culinary Academy
  • Top 100 Restaurants
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • Top 100 American Fare Restaurants
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in SF

My Restaurants

Where I Eat

Behind the Scenes

Nep chiến
"I go to Yummy Yummy in the Inner Sunset for their nep chiến, or deep-fried Vietnamese potstickers. You just have to try them!"
Roti pratha
"Lime Tree's roti is the best I've had in the city. It always arrives at the table fresh and hot with a side of delicious curry sauce."
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"I can only drink decaf coffee, but luckily I have Four Barrel to make my cappuccino. They do it right."
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Chicken burrito
"La Taqueria's burritos are delicious, and my favorite protein is their chicken. It's so moist and fresh. You must get this burrito with their hot sauce."
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Grilled 5-spiced chicken
"I get this grilled chicken dish every time I go there for lunch. It comes with vermicelli noodles, peanuts, and a crispy imperial roll. But no bean sprouts for me, please!"