Word of Mouth: Marcia Gagliardi's Best of San Francisco

Best eats and drinks in the Bay from the Tablehopper

Marcia Gagliardi

Marcia Gagliardi is perhaps best known in the San Francisco food community as “the tablehopper.” Her cheeky weekly e-column, archived on tablehopper.com, is chock-full of insider news and gossip about the San Francisco restaurant and bar scene, covering what’s hot, opening or closing, along with restaurant reviews, culinary events, and even star sightings in bars and restaurants. 

Brunch: Nopa

Fancy: Acquerello

Best Value: Old Jerusalem

Bar Scene/Drinks: The Alembic

Business Lunch: One Market

Burger: Bix

Pizza: Gialina

Sandwich: Arguello Super Market

Food Truck: Curry Up Now

Regional: Citizen's Band — for regional American cuisine 

Hidden Gem: Namu

Mexican/Latin-American: Nopalito

Japanese: ICHI Sushi

Spanish/Tapas: Contigo

Thai/Southeast Asian: Lers Ros

Wine List: Spruce

Chinese: Z&Y

Seafood: Bar Crudo

Steak: House of Prime Rib

Italian: Quince

Desserts: MIssion Beach Cafe

Indian: Dosa

Vegetarian: Cha-Ya

Wild card: Spices II