Oakland’s vibrant Rockridge district welcomes a new dining destination with the opening of A16 at 5356 College Avenue between Hudson Street and Broadway this May. Named for the highway crossing the Italian Peninsula’s... Read More »
54 Mint is an Italian restaurant located behind the old Mint building off of 5th street between Mission and Market in the SoMa district only steps away from Union sq. and Moscone Convention center. Come to 54 Mint in SOMA for a... Read More »
“Perbacco” is an Italian word to accentuate positive comments. It can also be an expression of pleasure and surprise, as well as a reference to Bacchus, God of Wine and “good times.” A fitting name for a ristorante so... Read More »
La Ciccia is a cozy and intimate restaurant located on the edge of Noe Valley. Husband and wife owners, Massimiliano Conti and Lorella Degan work together to take you to a culinary journey through the Italian island of Sardinia.... Read More »
Incanto's daily-changing menu honors old-world traditions including house-cured meats, unusual regional pastas, fresh local seafood and a commitment to sustainably grown and harvested produce. Incanto's award-winning wine... Read More »
The food at Delfina is Italian in spirit— elemental, seasonal cooking whose simple appearance belies its depth of flavor. It’s the kind of food you might find if a great Italian cook were lifted out of Italy and placed in... Read More »
Named for the highway crossing the Italian Peninsula’s countryside from Naples to Canosa di Puglia, award-winning A16 brings the distinct tastes of Southern Italy to San Francisco’s Marina neighborhood. The menu focuses on... Read More »
Co-owners Giancarlo Paterlini and Suzette Gresham-Tognetti work together to provide an unparallel Italian dining experience. Acquerello has received countless awards, including a Michelin star in the first-ever 2007 Bay Area... Read More »
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Pasta on Sunday is a tradition enjoyed by Italians around the world. In order to preserve this unifying and magical tradition, The Garrubbo Guide® is proud to publish our weekly feature Sunday Pasta®. In addition to the authentic pasta recipe, we provide historical background and our accompanying wine recommendation. Buon Appetito!