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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.


Details on AQ, a New Restaurant Opening in SoMa

After some liquor license activity, and Grub Street poking around online, details have been released about AQ, a new project......more

Posted on Sep 12 at 11:17 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Fifth Annual SF Cocktail Week: The Main Events

You’ve never seen a San Francisco Cocktail Week this big. The schedule of main events from September 19th–25th makes for......more

Posted on Sep 08 at 02:15 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Boxing Room Lunch Service Started Monday August 22nd

As of Monday August 22nd, you can swing by the Boxing Room for lunch Mon–Fri, starting at 11:30am. One the......more

Posted on Aug 23 at 09:43 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Kyo-ya Restaurant Turns 20, Which Means Specials for You!

20 years: not quite of legal drinking age yet, but that’s a commendable amount of time to be in business......more

Posted on Aug 03 at 11:29 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Martin Yan's M.Y. China, Opening in the Westfield Centre in Early 2012

I was waiting on a rendering of Martin Yan’s upcoming Westfield Centre project before writing about it, so here we......more

Posted on Aug 01 at 05:00 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Cotogna Launches Outdoor Seating, and Boxed Lunch!

A faithful tablehopper reader alerted me to Cotogna’s application for outdoor seating a few weeks ago, and sure enough, the......more

Posted on Jul 22 at 12:11 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Nombe Restaurant
Nombe Launches New Ramen Choices, and a Kaiseki Menu

Over at Nombe, executive chef Mari Takahashi and chef de cuisine Pierre Mange have been busy expanding their ramen portion......more

Posted on Jun 30 at 06:04 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

New Chef Appointments at Luce and Prospect

A couple quick updates: Luce at the InterContinental San Francisco has announced Daniel Corey is the new chef de cuisine......more

Posted on Jun 30 at 05:51 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

New Lunches, Supper, and Breakfast for Dinn

Some new meal options for you. The Tipsy Pig in the Marina is now open for lunch Wed–Fri at 11:30am.......more

Posted on Jun 20 at 02:59 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

The Return of Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski with State Bird Provisions

There was a flurry of excitement on Twitter recently with some speculation about beer and wine license activity for State......more

Posted on Jun 16 at 10:19 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

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