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Marcia Gagliardi

Marcia Gagliardi writes a popular insider weekly e-column about the SF dining scene, “the tablehopper.” Subscribe for free at www.tablehopper.com.


This Week's New Happy Hours

Bluestem Brasserie has some “feel good” happy hour offerings Mon–Fri 4pm–6pm, featuring $5 One Hope wines by the glass, $5......more

Posted on Aug 23 at 09:40 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

The Hidden Vine Wine Bar Reopens in FiDi

Ever since vacating its eight-year-old location in the Lower Nob Hill, The Hidden Vine has opened its new Financial District......more

Posted on Oct 19 at 09:42 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Daytime Restaurant (Da Bettina) Coming to 111 Minna

Big news at 111 Minna in SoMa: a permanent restaurant called Da Bettina will be opening in the longstanding gallery/event......more

Posted on Jun 16 at 11:46 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

The Latest Neapolitan-Style Pizza Slingers: Cupola Pizzeria

Now open in the former Zazil space on the fourth floor of the Westfield Centre is Cupola Pizzeria from the......more

Posted on Jun 29 at 05:08 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Chez Maman Opening in Hayes Valley July 16th

The famed Chez Maman burger. Photo via Yelp by Earl G. After reporting that Chez Maman [WARNING: you click that link......more

Posted on Jul 12 at 11:08 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Reservations Are Open for Dine About Town San Francisco

Dine About Town is back for round two this year, with five new restaurants joining the fray from June 1st–15th.......more

Posted on May 15 at 03:42 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

La Cocina's 4th Annual Street Food Festival Now Includes Friday Night Market

Photo of the 2009 SF Street Food Festival from Facebook. If you happen to be visiting San Francisco from August 17th–19th,......more

Posted on Aug 02 at 11:43 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Upcoming Wine Dinners: Radio-Coteau and Robert Sinskey

The bar area at Prospect (with unique light fixtures). Photo: © tablehopper.com. Fellow winos, take note: two opportunities are coming up......more

Posted on May 01 at 03:03 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Around the World in 80 Sips

Bottlenotes, the leading company for new to intermediate wine enthusiasts in the wine space where users can learn about, discuss......more

Posted on Feb 01 at 05:11 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Chef Change-Ups at Zero Zero and Delfina

Over at Zero Zero, chef de cuisine Chris Whaley has departed, with Colin Dewey taking his place. Colin is returning......more

Posted on Oct 04 at 12:17 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

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