Che Fico is a restaurant reborn post-pandemic

Published July 25, 2023, in my Medium column:

Che Fico has been a special pizza, pasta and house charcuterie haven in a city that’s silly with the best in the nation in each of those categories. But despite our plethora of world-class pizza and pasta in San Francisco, chef David Nayfeld has a unique take unmatched in SF — or anywhere, for that matter. Yet the style is so very San Francisco. Che Fico has made dramatic shifts behind the scenes since pandemic. How does that translate on the plate?


Che Fico’s Ananas pineapple pizza
Che Fico’s triangoli pasta
Che Fico’s rice pudding