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]
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]
A long-standing restaurant serving hearty, traditional Roman fare in a wood-paneled dining room.
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.
The entire restaurant was designed and built in Italy and shipped over for installation. After 3 years of design and build out the most authentic Italian cafe in America was opened on December 24th 2014. The 1st floor is an authentic Italian bar and the second floor features the restaurant, wine bar, cultural and language school, as well as the coffee and gelato labs.
It takes most people 10 minutes to get from 1st Avenue to Madison Avenue. It’s taken Salvatore Lombardi 30 years. Obviously, Mr. Lombardi is a man who does not like to rush. You see, Salvatore ran Campagnola, one of New York’s most famous Italian restaurant for over three decades. So, when it came time to open his own place, he chose carefully. Mr. Lombardi practically invented hospitality, and it is evident the moment you enter… [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]
Authentic imported Sicilian Delicacies like Cannoli, Gelato, Cornetti, Panini, Espresso, Arancine. “Experience Sicily without the plane ride.”
So much more than a restaurant! La Cucina del Garga arrived on the Florence restaurant scene when Chef Alessandro returned from New York City where he was Executive Chef at the famous “Messogiorno Restaurant”. At an early age his parents instilled their passion for Food and Art. Talented local artists have the opportunity to show their work and customers can purchase painting or sculptures. So come and enjoy this very unique place with a delicious… [Read More]