Tag Archive: italian

Spotted SF / Hayes Valley / a Mano

A modern and spacious new neighborhood spot, a Mano (which means “by hand”) is now serving up tasty and affordable pizza and pasta dishes + cocktails in Hayes Valley. I stopped in early… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Outer Richmond / Fiorella

Venture to the Outer Richmond for lunch or dinner at Italian eatery and enoteca, Fiorella, a quaint, new spot serving a seasonal variety of fresh pasta, wood-fired pizzas and antipasti. Owner Boris Nemchenok (of Uva Enoteca and formerly of… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Russian Hill / Gioia Pizzeria

A charming and rustic spot I like to pop into when I’m in the Russian Hill area, serving pizzas, pastas and other tasty small dishes. I’ve shared larger pies with friends over dinner,… Continue reading

Spotted / Brooklyn / ISA

I noticed this gorgeous spot, as I was quickly passing by to run an errand elsewhere. But once I was done, I decided to head back and stop in for a couple of… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Russian Hill / Biondivino

Specializing primarily in Italian wines with a few other selections from other European regions + an entire section of French champagnes. Recently returning from Tuscany, I love knowing I have a shop nearby… Continue reading