Tag: Pasta

House Pasta & Caviar to A5 Charcuterie Decadence: SoMa’s New AFICI

The lofty, industrial space that housed Alexander’s Steakhouse Group’s The Patio pop-up during pandemic, opened as AFICI on September 24, 2022, on a heavily-trafficked stretch of Folsom Street during rush hours in San Francisco’s South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood.
But AFICI is not a steakhouse, rather it’s a fine dining restaurant with a regularly changing, four-course prix fixe menu shaped by seasonality, full animal utilization, handmade pastas and unique house charcuterie program centered around A5 wagyu beef. Read more →

The Top New Openings of the Month: May 2018

In my latest Time Out column, my top 5 openings of the month join other standout newcomers for a top 10 on where to eat now (article here): Sorrel — Time Out Review 3228 Sacramento St., SF; 415-525-3765; sorrelrestaurant.com. Tuesday-Saturday 5-10pm. The former Nico transformed to Sorrel this May, finely balancing neighborhood comfort with ambitious touches from CIA-grad chef Alexander (Alex)… Read more →

What to Eat at Your New Italian Go-Tos

In my latest Time Out column … There is a newer round of Italian openings in Berkeley and North Beach you may have missed… but you shouldn’t. Here is where you’ll find the latest in Bay Area Italian and our recommends for what to order (article here): — Amaro cocktails, amaro desserts, pizza & bocce in a massive Berkeley space: Gio’s… Read more →