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Marcia Gagliardi writes a popular insider weekly e-column about the SF dining scene, “the tablehopper.” Subscribe for free at www.tablehopper.com.
Masa's has been empty for a year, but now we have word that Sachin Chopra of San Mateo’s All Spice and his wife, Shoshana Wolff, have taken it over.
Here are a few places that will make you a little less likely to poke an eye out—and that will offer good food and service, even on Valentine's Day.
Back in November, tablehopper was the first to file on the news that Dylan MacNiven (Woodhouse Fish Co.) was taking over the Castro’s Café Du Nord and changes were coming—and now, more details have been released.
With the closure of Loló’s colorful location this past weekend after six years on 22nd Street, it’s now time to turn our eyes to Loló’s new digs. As previously noted on tablehopper, it’s opening in the former Lot 7 on Valencia.
As mentioned back in February, pastry chef Sybil Johnson of Aqua and Kokkari is opening her own place in the former Chapeau! location in the Richmond.
During my trip to New Zealand, I had the pleasure of making my way through all the appetizers at Clooney in Auckland, a very chic and contemporary restaurant from restaurateur Tony Stewart (he is also behind The Hamptons in Auckland).
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