Marcia Gagliardi

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    May 29, 2013

    Coffee Talk Releases Aromas of Truth

    The absolute best part of last night's "Coffee Talk" at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco was when moderator Marcia Gagliardi of Tablehopper asked arguably the three top coffee roasters in the Bay Area (James Freeman of Blue Bottle, Eileen Hassi of Ritual Coffee Roasters, and Jeremy Tooker of F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    Commonwealth Club to Host a Cupping, Confab for Coffee Enthusiasts

    How about a cup o' joe? Three of the Bay Area's most recognized coffee roasters are joining the Commonwealth Club in the City to discuss the ABCs (acidity, brewing, and current crops) of the coffee revolution that we're all so high on, as well as many other topics under the proverbial java umbrella ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Prime Your Palate for Litquake's Food Events

    Every year, Litquake brings together a veritable orgy of events for writers and readers, and anyone whose soul is a little bit thirsty for some literary juice or a chance to worship at Dave Eggers' feet. This year there are some seriously stellar-sounding food events programmed into the lineup as we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Sound Bites: A Guide to Local Food Radio

    There are a few quality local radio spots and programs that help to build appetites in between traffic and news reports. The godfather of Bay Area food radio is Gene Burns, whose "Dining Around" program ran for many years on KGO 810 AM until moving up the dial to KKSF 910 AM last fall. Burns is reco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    Tablehopper's App Finds Good Food After 11 p.m. in San Francisco

    San Francisco has a poor reputation as somewhat of a ghost town when it comes to late night eating. But Tablehopper maven Marcia Gagliardi is challenging this notion with her new iPhone app, Tablehopper's Top Late Night Eats, which maps out nearly 100 places in town that are open after 11 p.m. "As ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 4, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Wicked Grounds Returns, Dottie's True Blue Cafe Reopens This Week, and More

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. You can get your kinky caffeine fix at Wicked Grounds again! LiveSOMA reports the cafe, which serves as a major hub of the local BDSM community, reopened over the weekend. If you'll remember, it initially ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Deep Dishing: Four Questions for the Tablehopper

    Andrea Scher/SuperheroDesigns.comMarcia Gagliardi, aka the Tablehopper.​SFoodie admits that we're so used to the Tablehopper's e-column incognito sketch, the one with glasses and hat, that we were a little taken aback last week when we met her in person at Arlequin Cafe, where she'd agreed to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Liza Shaw's Thanksgiving Essential: Pumpkin Cheesecake

    SFoodie's series asking some of our favorite San Francisco food people about the dish they just can't celebrate Thanksgiving without. Every year, A16 closes for Thanksgiving Day, and chef Liza Shaw is as thankful about that as anyone. "If you stay open for Thanksgiving," she says, "you're expec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    Russ Moore's Thanksgiving Essential: Sticky Rice and Chinese Sausage Stuffing

    SFoodie's series asking some of our favorite San Francisco food people about the dish they just can't celebrate Thanksgiving without. Russ Moore is the Bay Area's chef's chef. At Camino, the Oakland restaurant, he operates with his wife, Allison Hopelain, the Chez Panisse veteran reduces cooking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Marcia Gagliardi's Thanksgiving Essential: Giblet Gravy

    SFoodie's series asking some of our favorite San Francisco food people about the dish they just can't celebrate Thanksgiving without. Tablehopper editor Marcia Gagliardi spends her days and nights roaming the city, chatting up restaurateurs and tasting all there is to be tasted. But when it comes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Irvin Lin's Thanksgiving Essential: Green Bean Casserole

    SFoodie's series asking some of our favorite San Francisco food people about the dish they just can't celebrate Thanksgiving without. Since I grew up Asian in St. Louis, my Thanksgivings always skewed a little from the mainstream. I never realized that sticky glutinous rice wasn't part of everyon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Which Local Restaurants Deserve More Pimping? Which Ones Less?

    Our favorite morsel from the blogs. Buzz kill: It's been circulating around the food blogs like a back issue of Juggs (NSFW link) at boarding school: Marcia Gagliardi's participatory list of under- and overrated local eateries, compiled during a recent Tablehopper book signing at 18 Reasons. We're ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    OMG, You Guys! Dine About Town Begins Tomorrow

    ‚ÄčThe ninth annual, crazily successful Dine About Town promotion starts tomorrow. Quick recap for the uninitiated: Twice a year, for two weeks, a huge number of restaurants ranging from neighborhood bistros to high-end downtown spots offer lower-cost, prix-fixe meals. The promotion puts diners in s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Tease Your Food-Obsessed Brain at Sunday's Edible Pursuit Trivia Contest

    Yamanize via FlickrWho invented the Popsicle? Test your food IQ on SundayTest your food-trivia mettle Sunday at Edible San Francisco's third installment of Edible Pursuit, a food-themed trivia game the magazine is hosting at Acme Chophouse, with emcee Marcia Gagliardi of Tablehopper. A little-known ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    Eat, Drink, and Think at Edible Pursuit

    The third edition of Edible Pursuit, a foodie take on the board game Trivial Pursuit (and a fundraiser for Edible San Francisco magazine) is on deck for June. Teams of two to five players (no soloists) will compete for swag like restaurant gift certificates, cookbooks, and gourmet goodies. It's ... More >>

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    May 6, 2009

    SF Cocktail Week, May 11-18

    All events are 21 and over only.

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    April 23, 2008
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    April 26, 2006

    Let's Get Physical

    Bus Station John spins rare vinyl into golden opportunities

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    June 22, 2005

    Bump and Grind

    Frilly underthings on parade

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    May 18, 2005

    Future Tense

    Culture jamming the Web

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    December 29, 2004


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