The 12 Top New Bay Area Restaurants of 2017


In my latest Time Out column, here are my top 12 new restaurant openings of 2017… and the first places you should check out in 2018 (article here):

1. Eight Tables / China Live

(my full Eight Tables review here)

2. Gibson
3. Robin
4. Acacia House, St. Helena (Napa)
5. The Charter Oak, St. Helena (Napa)
6. Foxsister
7. Barcino
8. RT Rotisserie
9. Khai
10. Alta in Dogpatch
11. City Counter
12. International Smoke

Eight Tables
Gibson’s caviar service
Acacia House’s gorgeous hamachi crudo
City Counter’s roasted carrots