Situated in North Beach, San Francisco’s historic Italian neighborhood, Caffe Greco was founded by owners Hanna and Sandy Suleiman in August 1988. Caffe Greco is recognized by many, as the most authentic Italian caffe in the city serving the world famous Illy Caffe , award winning homemade tiramisu, cannoli, and gelato. Its acclaimed popularity and reputation was culminated in rave reviews by the New York Times, Gourmet Magazine, Food Arts, S.F. Chronicle, Smithsonian Magazine, and… [Read More]
Poesia “Po-eh-see-ah” means “Poetry” and whole lot more in Italian. Poesia reflects the light of romance and magnifies it to become that essential nature of love that makes every moment in life an adventure. What can you expect at Poesia? Great food and great service. With Francesco directly managing the operations, and the multi-cultural staff at Poesia operating as a tightly knit family, the neighbors and tourists from around the world immediately feel welcome and… [Read More]
Welcome to Barbacco, a trattoria that was inspired by an idea that began to take shape before we even opened Perbacco, our restaurant next door. In contrast, we wanted to create a casual place with an emphasis on simple, delicious Italian food, drawing inspiration from all the regions of Italy. On one of our trips to Italy, we had lunch at a small trattoria in a town on the Ligurian coast. The place had been there… [Read More]
Situated in the congenial San Francisco neighborhood of Noe Valley, Lupa is a classic Italian trattoria with comfortable neighborhood charm, affordable prices, and destination-caliber cuisine. Using the best available local ingredients, Chef Stefano Coppola creates a seasonal menu featuring classic dishes from his home in Rome. The menu is based on the Italian tradition of preparing food – combining simplicity with the best ingredients of the season, including quality olive oil, locally grown local vegetables… [Read More]
Cotogna is a celebration of rustic Italian cuisine and offers a daily-changing menu of spit-roasted or grilled meats and fish, wood-oven pizzas and house-made pastas. Located in San Francisco’s historic Jackson Square, Cotogna (‘quince’ in Italian) is a casual, lively venue and a complement to the adjoining Quince Restaurant, Chef Michael Tusk’s celebrated fine dining establishment.
Located in the heart of Beverly Hills, the eponymous restaurant of chef Edoardo “Edo” Baldi specializes in Tuscan food with an accent of Emilia-Romagna. Dining at e. baldi will transport you to the coast of Italy, where ingredients pop, desserts are worth saving room for, and eating with friends and family takes on an almost religious experience. e. baldi opened its doors in 2006 and has grown a dedicated following of patrons who can either… [Read More]
Before opening InoVino in Cole Valley, owner Claudio Villani was the Sommelier at the highly regarded Michelin Star Restaurant Quince in San Francisco and the Wine Director at Perbacco in the Financial District.
“In 1998, Craig Stoll and his soon-to-be wife, Annie, opened Delfina, whose Tuscan-influenced dishes established a new benchmark for Italian food in San Francisco, and a new center of gravity for the cuisine, in the city’s Mission district. In 2005, the Stolls opened a pizzeria next door, and in 2008, a second in Pacific Heights. In April, the couple added another Mission-based element to their empire: Locanda, an osteria that channels the culinary traditions of… [Read More]
Montesacro is the name of a neighborhood of Rome, a hardscrabble working class quarter, like many others affected by the aftermath of the Second World War. Our goal is to pay an homage to those days and to the people who lived throughout that tumultuous time. We take inspiration from the classic “fraschette” of the Lazio region and offer “pinsa”, a modern take on the ancient flatbread once prepared by peasants living outside the imperial… [Read More]