As an Asian American growing up with a love for Italian food, I’m familiar with mixing some of my Asian flavors with traditional Italian dishes like pasta. I mean, have you seen my recipe for black bean clams pasta?
So I was intrigued when I heard about the relatively new restaurant Pesce […]Read the full post →
The story: Salisa Skinner grew up in a traditional Bangkok home where the women filled the kitchen with delicious food and where Asian children were encouraged to pursue professional careers. So Skinner graduated with a law degree and clerked at a Silicon Valley law firm until her passion for cooking drew her to make a career shift and […]Read the full post →
The story: The people behind Sons & Daughters near Union Square opened a casual dining spot in North Beach, taking up the location that for many years was the fabled Washington Square Bar and Grill. The Square pays homage to that history, but the food is definitely an extension of the seasonal, local philosophy that […]Read the full post →
It’s nice to know that in San Francisco, the old doesn’t get tossed away. It gets recycled, or – in the case of the landmark Tosca Café – a second chance.
This 94-year-0ld North Beach drinking establishment has been known more for its speakeasy décor with dark corner tables perfect for the wheeling and dealing […]Read the full post →
What would make people stand in line for a table at Tony’s Pizza Napoletana? I can give you nine reasons.
Tony Gemignani, the pizzaiolo and owner, is a nine-time World Pizza Champion in the competition that takes place in Naples, Italy. And at his North Beach restaurant, he creates authentic Neopolitan-style pizza from a maroon-and-black-tiled […]Read the full post →
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- Going Big with Brunch at Clove and Hoof in Oakland
- A Bit of French Provencal in Berkeley at the New Les Arceaux Cafe and Wine Bar
- A Review of The Temple Club in Oakland
- A Review of Japanese Italian Dishes at Pesce e Riso in San Francisco
- A Review of Brunch at Villon in San Francisco
- A Review of Hinodeya Ramen Bar in San Francisco