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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.


The Dining Room at the Ritz-Carlton Closing for a Big Transformation

Exciting news at The Dining Room at The Ritz-Carlton: after 20 years of a fine dining format, the esteemed location......more

Posted on Aug 03 at 11:32 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Beerunch: Round Two on September 18th!

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, and that’s just what the folks at MateVeza and Public House are doing......more

Posted on Sep 08 at 02:13 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Opening Now: Dobbs Ferry in Hayes Valley

Bar at Dobbs Ferry. Photo by Rebecca Kinney. © tablehopper.com. In Hayes Valley, Dobbs Ferry has opened its doors, serving Northeast......more

Posted on Nov 18 at 10:18 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

High-Tech Grilled Cheese

By Daniel Azarkman. As of Tuesday August 30th, you can take even shorter lunch breaks if you’re downtown and in the......more

Posted on Sep 21 at 10:04 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Lucky Strike Lanes Now Open

Time to brush up on your Lebowski quotes, because the first of two new bowling lanes in San Francisco is here. Open as of Thursday March 8th in SoMa is the first San Francisco location of Lucky Strike Lanes, an import from Southern California.

Posted on Mar 21 at 11:40 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Meet Monarch, Flying Open in November

After some liquor license activity a few months ago for the site that was most recently The Room Ultra Lounge,......more

Posted on Oct 12 at 03:49 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Cute Artisan Food Shop Opens in North Beach: Little Vine

I love it when my readers start one of their own businesses! Couple Melissa Gugni and Jay Esopenko just opened......more

Posted on Aug 26 at 10:31 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

San Francisco Gets Bowled Over

Some of the groovy lighting at Lucky Strike. Photo from Allison Speer. Time to brush up on your Lebowski quotes, because......more

Posted on Mar 21 at 11:38 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Details and a Peek at Wo Hing General Store

Very recently, restaurateur Charles Phan gave media and friends a sneak peek of Wo Hing General Store, his project that’s......more

Posted on Nov 01 at 10:22 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Transformations: Moussy's Into Muka

French bistro Moussy’s has reopened as Muka, a subterranean wine bar and dessert lounge on the campus of San Francisco’s......more

Posted on Jul 15 at 02:33 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

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