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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.


Whiskies of the World Expo and Artisanal Spirits Fest is March 31st

The San Francisco Belle; photo from Whiskies of the World. The 13th annual Whiskies of the World Expo grand tasting and......more

Posted on Mar 14 at 03:59 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Wise Sons Deli Officially Open

An earlier shot of the deli. Photo from Facebook. The lines are already long at the brand-spanking-new Wise Sons Deli in......more

Posted on Mar 02 at 01:42 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Charles Phan's New Waterfront Project

Alicia Esterkamp Allbin and Charles Phan (and canoe). Photo by Jack Hutch. San Francisco restaurateur Charles Phan has yet another project......more

Posted on Mar 02 at 01:28 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

A Second Sauce Opening in the Trademark Bar on Belden

The Sauce crew. Photo via Facebook by Scott Kowalchyk. I received word from Ben Paula, the chef and one of the......more

Posted on Feb 14 at 10:06 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

The Triumphant Return of Original Joe's

The Triumphant Return of Original Joe's

Posted on Feb 10 at 01:43 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Southern Pacific Brewing Grand Opening

Photo from a holiday party at Southern Pacific Brewing. Photo from Facebook. On the weekend of Friday January 27th, owners Chris......more

Posted on Feb 01 at 05:35 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Tasty Food and Drink Offers

Twenty Five Lusk dining room photo by Paul Dyer. Twenty Five Lusk is launching a new wine offer on Mondays, offering......more

Posted on Jan 23 at 11:20 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Per Diem Opening in FiDi (aka the Financial District)

Photo from Per Diem; via Grub Street. Per Diem is opening in the Financial District as of Friday December 16th in......more

Posted on Dec 15 at 10:06 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Traditional (and International!) Holiday Meals in SF

The aftermath from my family's Feast of Seven Fishes. Photo: © tablehopper.com. San Francisco offers many choices for special, once-a-year feasts......more

Posted on Dec 13 at 11:17 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Coco-luxe to Add Coco-vine

Coco-luxe in the Upper Haight will soon be a coffee bar by day and an urban tasting bar by night......more

Posted on Dec 08 at 10:40 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

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