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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.


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Bar Tartine's Sandwich Shop Now Open, and Other Good News for Sandwich Lovers

A sampling of smørrebrød during brunch service. Photo: © tablehopper.com. Release the loaves! At last, Bar Tartine has officially opened its......more

Posted on Aug 02 at 11:37 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

SF Chefs 2012 Returns to Union Square July 30th-August 5th

Opening ceremony for 2011. Photo: © tablehopper.com. If you are in town for this, you’re in luck, because it really is......more

Posted on Jul 24 at 09:27 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

New Projects: Maven Launches Weekend Brunch, E&O's New Look

Goooood morning, Maven. Photo: © tablehopper.com Starting Sunday July 29th, Maven in the Lower Haight is going to be launching weekend......more

Posted on Jul 24 at 09:24 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Bastille Day Parties and Specials

Flickr photo from Euthman. Saturday July 14th is Bastille Day, and it’s just around the corner. You’d best get ready to......more

Posted on Jul 10 at 09:37 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Gioia and Old Skool Cafe Start Brunch, Namu Gaji Expands Menu

The Old Skool Cafe during a Behind the Cart event. Photo: © tablehopper.com. Via Eater, I learned Gioia on Polk Street......more

Posted on Jul 10 at 09:30 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

New Dessert Tasting Menu at Coi; Special Suppers at A16; Foie Gras Countdown

Ame’s foie gras ramen; photo from Ame’s Facebook page. Folks, we only have one week left, and when this announcement that......more

Posted on Jun 26 at 09:39 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Soup Junkie Opens a Brick and Mortar Location in FiDi June 18th

Bun rieu. Photo courtesy Soup Junkie. Well, this is exciting: after the success of their wonderful noodle soup pop-up, Soup Junkie......more

Posted on Jun 19 at 09:27 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

A Temporary Offering Project Launches Lunch with Sol Food (at FoodLab)

FoodLab dining room; photo from FoodLab. A couple of weeks ago, I heard word about the Bon Vivants opening a new......more

Posted on May 25 at 11:54 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Wine Events: TAPAS Grand Wine Tasting and Pinot Days

Photo of TAPAS Grand Wine Tasting 2010 from Facebook. If you’re in town during these grand wine events, you’ll wanna check......more

Posted on May 25 at 11:47 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Pa'ina at the Kabuki Opens; New Café Flywheel Roastery

Flywheel Roastery; photo from Yelp by Chris T. I have been trying for months (unsuccessfully) to get details from a contact......more

Posted on May 15 at 03:13 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

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