Paul Canales

Chef
Paul Canales

San Francisco

About Paul Canales

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

Where I Go Out

At My Venues

Arroz negro
$$$, Full Bar, Tapas, Jazz Club, Downtown Oakland
"These guys are killing it! My entire meal from start to finish is always great, but I especially loved this paella with bomba rice, rockfish, scallops, ink, aioli, and cherry tomatoes."
It Could’ve Been Worse Cocktail
$$$, Full Bar, Tapas, Jazz Club, Downtown Oakland
"Reminiscing on that Humboldt campout life earlier this summer with the homie @chase510. This Saturday Summer Shirt special: It Could’ve Been Worse= bonded bourbon + pineapple infused bourbon + demerara + crushed ice, tonight only @duendeoakland. . . . #campout #oldgrandadbourbon #wildturkey #pineaple #imbibe #imbibegram #duendeoakland #onenightonly #summershirtsaturday #werewearingpineappleshirtstoo"
At my venues