July Eats Checklist: 6 Standout Newcomers & New Menus 

Leleka’s borsht

Published July 31, 2022, in my The Bold Italic column:

These six newcomers (or new menus) cover the gamut, from Ukrainian dumplings to Nigerian food, Detroit-style pizza to hefty salads. Alongside this month’s full restaurant reviews — Gozu, Eight Tables at China Live, Little Saint in Healdsburg, ErnestUccello Lounge — these newbies are worth visiting, with last month’s standouts here (as always, I’ve vetted, visited or ordered from each place reviewed):

Article here: https://medium.com/@virginiamiller_29308/july-eats-checklist-6-standout-newcomers-dc7f99ecd2ab

Reviewed in this article:
— Fried Chicken Joint from Nationally Lauded BBQ Master: Kowbird, Oakland
— Ghirardelli Detroit Pizza Destination: Square Pie Guys, Ghirardelli Square/Fisherman’s Wharf
— Ukrainian Dumplings & Eastern European Comfort: Leleka, Financial District/FiDi
Hefty, Nurturing Salads: Saucy Greens Salad Shop, Russian Hill
— Real Deal Nigerian Food: Jolly-Jolly Coffee & Kitchen, Oakland
Healthy, Comforting Delivery: Proper Food, Multiple Locations

Kowbird’s chicken wings
Square Pie Guys’ JLIN pizza