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 […]

Howie’s Artisan Pizza, Palo Alto

Pizza is the exact balance between science and art when it comes to food. first of all, for the same ingredients (water, flour, salt, oil and yeast) you can come up with several different types of dough- Italian style, New York style, Chicago style, and everything in between, so even a small variation can land […]

A Foodie Week-End

I have never been so taken with food-centered events like this past weekend. The FoodBuzz Festival was in San Francisco, filled with chances to meet fellow bloggers and eat delicious food, and Donato Enoteca held its first Enoteca 100 event, where more than 100 different varietals of Italian wines were opened for tasting in Redwood […]

100+ Bottles of Italian Wines Opened This Saturday at Enoteca

Donato Enoteca has a wonderful event coming up this weekend in Redwood City. On Saturday, the Enoteca will open 100+ Italian wines from all over: Barolo from Piedmont, Brunello from Tuscany, and many, many more! In addition, you only pay a door fee, and then it’s all you can drink/ all you can eat! Donato […]

Best of the Bay, Italy in SF Style

While I review a lot of places on Italy in SF, there are a handful I keep on going back to, where I can be considered somewhat of “a regular”. These are the places where I take visitors I want to impress, family who refuses to eat outside their comfort zone, and the places I […]