The Secret to Ayesha Curry’s International Smoke

Here's the secret on how to get into the popular restaurant International Smoke, a partnership between Ayesha Curry and Michael Mina.

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This dynamic duo has been collaborating on the International Smoke concept for a few years, first at the Michael Mina Test Kitchen in San Francisco and now at their permanent location at 301 Mission Street. Their flavor is apparent on the world-wise menu.
Tamara Palmer
A charcoal grill gives everything a distinctive and memorable flavor that's especially suited to oysters, crab legs and shrimp.
James Carriere
Sinaloa chicken with charred avocado, sweet potatoes, onions and achiote peppers is inspired by Northwestern Mexico.
James Carriere
There are many ways to have pork at International Smoke, as in this petite slider trio.
Tamara Palmer
Smoked pork ribs is the most popular porcine preparation here, and you also have three choices: American style, Korean Gochujang or Mexican Adovada (both red chile based).
Tamara Palmer
Luscious pork chops are prepared in a Vietnamese style with lemongrass sausage stuffed clams and glass noodles.
A highlight of the lavish side dishes at International Smoke is the giant baked potato loaded with carne asada, crema and Oaxacan cheese.
James Carriere
A buzzy fish dish stuffed with rice and served with naan bread and cooling cucumber raita is one of the standouts of the entrees.
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