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]
This is a fun place that attracts a trendy crowd. It is upscale but affordable and loungey without being obnoxious. High ceilings, unusual lighting, and a great ambrience with multiple areas for you to enjoy, but only limited outdoor seating. Service was friendly, fast and helpful-excellent customer service!!! The DJ is fantastic, spinning mashups, remixes, and pop hits but not overbearingly loud. So for good food and great service this is the place to visit.
A small and cozy restaurant in the heart of Bologna, a short walk from the Two Towers, the restaurant “The Den” from the 50s is characterized by a typical Bolognese cuisine, appreciated by a loyal citizen customers. In the best tradition ranges from homemade pasta – tagliatelle, lasagne, tortellini and gramigna – the latter, as the Bolognese cutlet and meatballs in tomato sauce, ending with homemade desserts. All accompanied by a fine selection of wines.
Invented in Rome by legendary pizzaiolo Stefano Callegari, the trapizzino takes time honored recipes of the cucina romana and makes them convenient for all to enjoy. The marriage of traditional techniques and authentic Italian flavors with a modern format has made Trapizzino one of Rome’s most popular street foods, with seven locations throughout the city. The Lower East Side location is the first U.S. Trapizzino.
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.