Over the years, I’ve been a bit surprised by the number of locals — and even food writers — I know who have never been to Acquerello. Not only is it a two Michelin-starred, Italian San Francisco treasure since 1989, chef/co-owner Suzette Gresham remains one of our great national chefs. She’s a dedicated powerhouse who has turned out stunning food f...

The Castro's 13-year-old Italian restaurant Poesia Osteria Italiana (4072 18th St.) is set to expand with a cafe inside the space formerly occupied by Réveille Coffee at 4076 18th St. Poesia owner Francesco d'Ippolito tells Hoodline that his goal is to open Poesia Cafe by mid-March, pending permitting and approval through the city. Hoodline readers...

When was the last time while shopping you were excited about sharing your email or phone number with your sales associate? Think about it. We all know the answer. Never. Registering with a brand is that somewhat bothersome step we get asked every time. We don't like it. It is hard to find excitement and value; maybe a tiny one-off discount immediat...

California became the state of migration for Italians during the Gold Rush. By the late 1890s, the number of Italians in California exceeded those in New England. By the time these Italian-Americans were able to save money from mining, they started to spread throughout California and establish homes for their families.  One area of interest was Nor...

Serious food in a warm environment, gather and connect with your community over a delicious meal. Austin Leard of M’tucci’s stopped by New Mexico Living to give us details about their newest additions to their locations and more. Each of M’tucci’s locations incorporates a different theme, the newest location in Nob Hill is a Roman-themed restaurant...

The Italian touring exhibit, Created in Italy – An Aptitude for the Impossible, will make its first overseas appearance at the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco, in the new INNOVIT – Italian Innovation and Culture Hub. The exhibit, which focuses on the landscape of Italian industry, features some of the most outstanding examples of new It...

For the past 55 years, Andre Armand has started his mornings by sipping the same, San Francisco-based, Italian-brewed espresso. Even with the arrival of Omicron, his plans haven’t changed. Armand, a fourth-generation San Franciscan and former antique shop owner, started drinking coffee from the historic Caffe Trieste as a high school student in 195...

Elections for the renewal of the COMITES were held in the consular districts all over the world with at least 3,000 members of AIRE (the Registry of Italian citizens residing abroad). The United States has ten consular districts: New York NY, Los Angeles CA, Boston MA, Detroit MI, Washington DC, Chicago IL, Miami FL, Philadelphia PA, San Francisco...

The Italian touring exhibition, ‘Created in Italy – An Aptitude for the Impossible‘, will make its first overseas appearance at the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco, on 17 December 2021. The exhibition, which focuses on the landscape of Italian industry, features some of the most outstanding examples of new Italian industrial design and...

San Francisco based Flour + Water Hospitality Group is known for its top notch Italian restaurant, Flour + Water, and its dough production kitchen, Flour + Water Pasta Shop. Its newest endeavor is Penny Roma, situated within San Francisco’s 20th Street corridor between Harrison and Florida Street in the Mission District. This hot neighborhood desti...