This week’s episode of WORD OF MOUTH was recorded in San Francisco and sees host Leiti Hsu chatting with Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski, the duo behind State Bird Provisions. State Bird Provisions is an award winning restaurant that doesn’t play by conventional rules. Find out how they use dim-sum cart style service and why it’s been so successful, hear how they met and what it was like opening the restaurant. This program was brought to you by Of a Kind



“We didn’t really figure out logistics, we just opened!” [15:00]


“We build the dishes on the trays to sell out.. it’s high energy, there are things coming at you in every which way.” [22:00]


“When you open a restaurant, it doesn’t matter how busy you are – your days are long. You’re just working and trying to figure it all out.” [44:00]


“Being named best restaurant changed the game for us and elevated us in the sense that we started becoming the restaurant we wanted to be.” [50:00]


–Stuart Brioza on WORD OF MOUTH