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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.


Introducing Parallel 37, The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco's New Restaurant

Here’s the latest on what is replacing The Dining Room at The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco: the restaurant will be Parallel......more

Posted on Nov 01 at 10:33 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Bluestem Brasserie Launches Brunch

Before you head out for a day of Union Square shopping, you can now swing by Bluestem Brasserie for weekend......more

Posted on Oct 19 at 09:39 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Lers Ros Hayes Valley Opening Very Soon

Will it happen? Maybe? Lers Ros Hayes was verrrrry close to opening its Hayes Valley location this past week, but......more

Posted on Oct 12 at 03:48 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

I Can See the Line Already: Umami Burger Now Open

Yup, it’s true: now open is San Francisco’s very first Umami Burger, an import from Los Angeles. I can’t wait......more

Posted on Oct 12 at 03:40 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Park Tavern Opens on Washington Square

I had a chance to swing by the gleaming new Park Tavern on Washington Square Park, and folks, it......more

Posted on Sep 19 at 02:56 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Chef Joseph Humphrey Isn't Just Whistling Dixie

Since leaving Murray Circle, chef Joseph Humphrey has been on quite a hunt for his own restaurant location in San......more

Posted on Sep 12 at 11:19 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Ragazza Opening Its Outdoor Patio in Mid-September

Woot woot, looks like chef-owner Sharon Ardiana will be able to open the back patio at Ragazza by mid-September or......more

Posted on Sep 08 at 02:18 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Tyler Florence Has a Project Percolating at the Hotel Rex

A tipster let me know Tyler Florence reportedly has a project brewing at the Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre......more

Posted on Aug 26 at 10:20 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Bloody Mary Time at Sunday, Bloody Sunday

It’s bloody Mary time on August 28th when eight bartenders will compete for the winning recipe at the Sunday, Bloody......more

Posted on Aug 23 at 09:36 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Coming to 18th and Guerrero: Izakaya Yuzuki

At the end of the Commonwealth Club panel I moderated recently, I was very pleased to meet Yuko Hayashi, the......more

Posted on Aug 11 at 03:42 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

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