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Craig Stoll

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    May 31, 2013

    Pizzeria Delfina Set to Open Palo Alto Location

    Pizzeria Delfina will open its fourth location on Emerson Street in Palo Alto in the fall, a spokeswoman told SF Weekly. Owners Annie and Craig Stoll signed a lease for a building formerly occupied by the Empire Tap Room at 651 Emerson Street, which closed in April, said Ashley Bellview, a spokeswo ... More >>

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    January 8, 2013

    Top Chefs and Restaurants Come Together for Two Charitable Events

    Share Our Strength Dinner Where: Spruce, 3640 Sacramento (at Spruce), 931-5100 When: Tues., Jan. 22, 6 p.m. Cost: $250 The rundown: Give us the chance to see celeb chefs (including Food Network alum Amanda Freitag) and taste a sweet chocolate cremeaux from Belinda Leong and we'll find a way to pu ... More >>

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    May 2, 2012
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    April 25, 2012

    Number 14: Delfina's Trippa alla Fiorentina

    SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​Trippa alla fiorentina is not a pretty dish. There are no elegant curls of hand-made pasta to photograph. A tuft of baby greens placed on top would only look like a boutonniere pinned to the chest of an orangutan. But ... More >>

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    April 2, 2012

    Passover Menus: Kosher Dishes for the Eating

    There are few opportunities for kosher foodies to pig out, but Passover is an exception. The week-long Jewish holiday is here again, and there's an abundance of non-pig options for followers of the faith and dairy-detesting vegans to celebrate. Here's a list of prescribed menus on SFoodie's Pas ... More >>

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    April 2, 2012

    Is Benu's Corey Lee One of Food & Wine's Best New Chefs?

    ​Every year, just before Food & Wine magazine announces its annual list of 10 best new chefs, editor Dana Cowin (@fwscout) tweets out hints about the winners, using the hashtag #BestNewChefs. At least one Bay Area chef usually makes the cut. Last year, it was Joshua Skenes of Saison, and the y ... More >>

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    May 10, 2011

    A Food-Truck Backlash in Los Angeles, Who Wants a Menu-Definition App?

    ​Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media. 1. The backlash begins.  The L.A. Times has a great article looking at the state of the city's new-wave food truck scene two and a half years after Kogi launched. (Just to get th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Bi-Rite, Frances, Slanted Door, and Delfina All Cook for Mission High

    Allan Ferguson/FlickrSite of the Mission's biggest-ever popup resturant.​Two years ago, when Mission High School had some of the lowest California Standards Test scores in the state, Principal Eric Guthertz promised the students that if they raised their scores, he'd get a tattoo of the school mas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Glimpsing Locanda Through a Cocktail Glass

    LocandaBrian MacGregor.​Locanda Cocktail Preview at Blackbird Where: Blackbird, 2124 Market (at Church), 503-0630 When: Sun., Mar. 27, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Cost: $9 per cocktail The rundown: Anticipation for the Delfina sibling Locanda (expected sometime this spring) is building as fast as a con ... More >>

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    March 11, 2011

    Saturday: Cocktail Gladiators Do Battle at Drink

    Lou BustamanteRachel Ford.​Tomorrow night at SF Weekly's Drink party at the Fairmont, there'll be an epic battle between bartenders, live on stage, with Combier liqueur as the main ingredient. Tastes of the competitors' cocktails will be provided to attendees, along with all the spirits being ... More >>

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    August 27, 2010

    Crunk's Not Dead, the Haberdash, Kelley Stoltz, Godwaffle Noise Pancakes and More

    Jenna Riot plays El Rio this Friday​Let's get cultured, San Francisco. Put on your leopard-skin pill-box hat and paint the town red. But before you brave those cruel streets, check our list of cheap things to do this weekend for less than the cost of a quality whiskey sour. Here are ten things fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    18th Street Block Party Brings the Hog to Dolores

    Brett L./FlickrSpit-roasting pig at the last 18th Street Block Party in 2008.​Delfina's Craig Stoll, Bi-Rite's Sam Mogannam, and other Mission business owners organized a huge party two summers ago that took over 18th Street and spilled into Dolores Park. The free event was swarmed by people w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Annie Stoll Isn't Talking About Delfina Expansion Rumors

    FacebookCraig and Annie Stoll.​In a polite but brusque voice, Annie Stoll had only a brief message to pass along: "We're not talking about that," said the Delfina co-owner (with husband Craig), regarding expansion rumors. Excitement surged through local food blogs this morning, following All ... More >>

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    April 14, 2010

    Ramblas to Close in May; Delfina's Roman Spin-Off Taking Over Site

    Jim L./YelpThe Valencia Street tapas bar has had a rough couple of years.​Annie Stoll might have kept mum, but Sara Deseran got the confirmation for 7x7: Craig Stoll's Roman-inspired Locanda (a working name) is expected to open late spring or early summer in the Valencia space that's now Rambl ... More >>

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    March 31, 2010
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    October 12, 2009

    Il Cane Rosso's Lauren Kiino: The SFoodie Interview

    Kiino, working the Cane Rosso lunch line.​We confess: We have no clue what the hell environmental geologists do. But if studying to be one means you walk away with an acute understanding of stuff like terroir, and how foods grow, then it was the perfect education for Lauren Kiino. The 37-year- ... More >>

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    September 10, 2009

    Feast With a Chef Dream Team (and Support CUESA) at Sunday Supper

    cuesa.org​Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA), the non-profit organization responsible for the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and its associated educational programming, will host its largest annual fundraiser in October. Attendees of this year's "Sunday Supper" will sit i ... More >>

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    August 17, 2009

    Street Food Fest Auction Could Get You Face Time with Local Chefs

    Elaine Baker/FlickrNopa's Laurence Jossel: This could be your kitchen, 'cept with a cheaper fridge.​Two weeks ago we reported on the coalescing list of silent auction items for the San Francisco Street Food Festival happening this Saturday. Since then there've been glittery additions, includin ... More >>

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    July 16, 2009

    Saturday Freebie: Delfina Panna Cotta at Macy's

    After that scoop of Ben & Jerry's this Saturday, foodies can flock over to the Union Square Macy's (170 O'Farrell at TK) cellar for another freebie. At 2 p.m., Delfina Executive Chef (& ahem! James Beard Award winner) Craig Stoll and Pastry Chef Koa Duncan will demo and offer tastes of "summ ... More >>

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    June 16, 2009

    Queer Food Capital: Four Restaurants That Just Feel Like Us

    Today, SFoodie launches Queer Food Capital, a daily countdown to Pride on June 28. We'll be taking a look at the city's LGBT dining, wine, and bar culture, featuring interviews with prominent out chefs and other foodies, guides, even notes on history. First up? For out-of-towners seeking a nig ... More >>

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    June 3, 2009
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    May 5, 2009

    How the Bay Area Fared at James Beard Restaurant Awards

    Douglas Keane Douglas Keane of Cyrus Surprise Winner for Best Chef, Pacific, and Nate Appleman's Third Time is Charm as He Wins Best Rising Star ChefAt last night's James Beard Awards, in something of an upset, Douglas Keane of Cyrus in Healdsburg won Best Chef, Pacific, over fellow nominees Jeremy ... More >>

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    May 1, 2009

    Bay Area Chefs Up For Beard Awards: A Remarkably Collegial Bunch

    Jennifer SauerChef Jeremy FoxThe James Beard Awards (popularly known as the Oscars of the food world) will be awarded Monday, May 4. This year all five chefs nominated for the category of Best Chef: Pacific - an area that covers California and Hawaii -- come from the Bay Area: Jeremy Fox of Ubuntu i ... More >>

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    April 8, 2009
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    March 11, 2009

    Faux-star reviews!

    A negative review on Yelp is bad for business. That's why some merchants feel they must keep Yelpers happy at any cost.

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    September 3, 2008
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    March 25, 2008
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    April 23, 2003

    Head Case

    Our new column about singular meals debuts with, uh, brains

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    May 1, 2002

    SOMA Sayonara

    Cafe Monk closes its doors

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    August 4, 1999
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