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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.


You Can Now Drink Up at Straw, Brenda's, and Bistro SF Grill

A few new beer and wine licenses that have been issued around town are sure to make diners happy: over......more

Posted on Jun 07 at 05:34 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Jeremy Fox Guest Cheffing at Saison with Two (Very) Special Guests

Some exciting news: chef Jeremy Fox will be cooking at Saison from June 14th–18th while Saison’s chef Joshua Skenes is......more

Posted on Jun 07 at 05:19 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Introducing Elizabeth Falkner's Citizen Cake, Ice Cream Parlor & Eats

Last month, Inside Scoop broke the news that Elizabeth Falkner was changing things up at Citizen Cake on Fillmore. First......more

Posted on Oct 04 at 12:14 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Café Sophie Comes to the Castro

One more project for the soon-to-be-very-busy Josh Birch: he is currently remodeling and taking over the Tazza D’Amore space on......more

Posted on Jun 16 at 11:47 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

E&O Trading Co. Closing for a Renovation

E&O Trading Company is closing on April 15th for a month-long renovation.

Posted on Apr 02 at 10:22 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Chainlet Openings: Super Duper

Now open as of Thursday October 20th is the Marina location of Super Duper in the former Johnny Rockets on......more

Posted on Nov 01 at 11:11 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Outerlands Expanding Into Space Next Door

Outerlands photo from Facebook. I heard word that the fine folks at Outerlands are expanding into Wo’s Chinese next door, which......more

Posted on Feb 14 at 10:23 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Foreign Cinema Turns 12 (and Is Throwing a Big Bash!)

Congratulations are in order for chefs Gayle Pirie and John Clark as Foreign Cinema turns 12 this year, and they’re......more

Posted on Aug 23 at 09:41 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Galette 88 Open in the Financial District

Galette 88 exterior; photo by Rebecca Kinney. © tablehopper.com. Now open in the Financial District is Galette 88. As previously mentioned......more

Posted on Jan 06 at 10:42 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Downtown Action: Machka (a Turkish Restaurant) and Roka Akor

Machka sign; photo via Facebook. A couple of new downtown projects are on the horizon. First, back in March, Eater noted......more

Posted on Jul 12 at 11:29 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

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