Osteria Coppa, San Mateo

It’s been a while since I have written a new review- a lot of things happened in the meantime, but the biggest one is that I kind of feel like I ran out of places that deserved a review. I always end up in the same few places when I want an outstanding Italian meal, […]

My Calabria at A16 November 14

Rosetta Costantino, the chef behind Cooking with Rosetta as well as Global Epicurean‘s mind behind the trips exploring Calabria, is presenting her book at A16 next week! My Calabria is a collection of typical Calabria recipes, exploring the flavors of this undiscovered region of Italy. Rosetta’s writing is enticing and the recipes delicious, and the […]

Enoteca 100 on May 1 at Donato Enoteca, Redwood City

It is that time of the year again!! Spring is here, VinItaly just wound up, and Donato is hosting another of his marvelous wine and food events at Enoteca in Redwood City. 100 Italian wines poured by the glass from all the best US importers, including many varieties of Barolo and Barbaresco and many lesser-known […]

Acqua Pazza, San Mateo

While San Mateo is rarely on my radar, I am sure grateful I got a chance to try out Acqua Pazza downtown. My friend Amy was invited to try out their offerings, and I was more than happy to tag along! I had heard good things about them, and I was certainly curious to try- […]

Tootsie’s, Palo Alto

What would I do without my wonderful foodie friends and fellow bloggers? I would certainly not eat as well as I do! My friend Gudrun told me about this little tiny place at the Stanford Barn, and ever since I tried it I made it my favorite lunch spot! The owner-chef Rocco is from Emilia […]