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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.


Dottie's True Blue Cafe Moving Into SoMa's Passion Café Space

Passion Café exterior; photo provided by Passion Café. After The Tender announced earlier this year that the beloved Dottie’s True Blue......more

Posted on Dec 01 at 10:42 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

New Chef and Other News at Ristobar

Exterior of Ristobar. Photo: © tablehopper.com. With the departure of chef Angelo Auriana from Ristobar, a new chef will be taking......more

Posted on Nov 10 at 09:53 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Specials: Friday Lunch at Bix, Gluten-Free Menu at Palio, Pizza Specials, More

It’s that time of year again: the fall menu of Friday lunch club at Bix returns! Check out the menu......more

Posted on Nov 01 at 11:07 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Claudine Open as of Tuesday November 1st in FiDi

Open as of Tuesday November 1st is Claudine, the latest project from Franck LeClerc (Gitane, Café Claude, and 5 Claude......more

Posted on Nov 01 at 10:42 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Kowabunga! Fourth Wave Coffee Opening in Polk Gulch

A report by Rebecca Kinney, tablehopper intern: Fourth Wave Coffee will be opening in a few weeks in the old......more

Posted on Oct 12 at 03:47 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Harry Denton's Starlight Room Now Open After Remodel

After the SF Cocktail Week Legends Awards wrapped up on the night of Saturday September 24th, I had a chance......more

Posted on Oct 04 at 12:20 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

New Bar News: Edition and Reed & Greenough

Grub Street and Inside Scoop both jumped on the liquor license activity for Edition, a new bar from Brian Sheehy,......more

Posted on Sep 21 at 10:01 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

San Francisco Named One of America's Best Cities for Foodies

Photo by Curtis Fry Add another accolade to San Francisco's hallowed streets. We were recently named one of America's Best Cities......more

Posted on Sep 16 at 12:31 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

New Executive Chef at the Grand Café

There’s a new executive chef at the Grand Café, Alicia Jenish, who was the opening chef at Revival Bar +......more

Posted on Aug 26 at 10:29 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Sunday Brunch Launches at Destino/Pisco

Starting as of Sunday August 21st, Destino and Pisco are now serving Sunday brunch from 10:30am–2:30pm. Guests can either sit......more

Posted on Aug 23 at 09:37 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

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