Borgo Italia calls itself a bar and café, and at times it seems to be straddling the two identities, serving up an array of pastries behind a glass counter adjacent to a bustling bar scene at night.
The restaurant opened less than two months ago in the former B Restaurant spot in Old Oakland. One [...]Read the full post →
It’s a real crime that I’ve only dined at Pizzaiolo just once since it opened more than seven years ago, especially because it’s right down the street from my Oakland apartment.
But that’s the life of food blogging when I’m always looking for the next great restaurant. It leaves me little room to visit regular [...]Read the full post →
Del Popolo is a food truck taken to a whole other level. In fact, it’s not even technically a truck but a shipping container fashioned into a mobile pizzeria and equipped with a 5,000-pound wood-burning oven custom-made in Naples, Italy.
And behind the wheels (figuratively, if not literally) is Jon Darsky, former opening pizzaiolo for [...]Read the full post →
I’ve been tearing through a lot of pizza lately, and they’ve all been worthwhile. One of my favorites has got to be Pizzeria Delfina, with its savory thin crust and inventive toppings.
I suggested Delfina when fellow food blogger Row of Edible Snapshots was visiting San Francisco. She suggested pizza and I thought Pizzeria [...]Read the full post →
Cupola has all the markings of a stylish pizzeria, one of the many opening around the city – dark lighting, contemporary furnishings, glittery lighting and at the center in the back, a ceramic-tiled pizza oven with the warm glow of a wood fire inside.
I sat near the back with my friend Mary Lou and [...]Read the full post →
Since it opened more than a year ago, Cotogna has been a hot ticket in San Francisco’s historic Jackson Square in the Financial District. Named by many as the hottest new restaurant in town, reservations online would often only be available at 3:30 p.m. I know, because I’ve been checking for the better half of [...]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 →
The team behind Beretta has created an empire, and they’re running like clockwork with its Marina outpost known as Delarosa.
Compared to the eclectic Beretta in the Mission and the cozy Starbelly in the Castro, Delarosa is like the new kid who’s also the show off in the family. Brass, bright, and proud, the spacious [...]Read the full post →
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