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Is amore Italian or French?

Do you ever come across phrases like amor mio or ti amo? And it intrigued you. These are not common English words. However, after reading this article, you will be among the crowd that understands words like amore, amour, or amorare. Is amore Italian or French? Amore is an Italian phrase that implies’ love’. This […]

January’s Best Bay Area Restaurants To Order Takeout From And Maybe Dine At

During the pandemic, our beloved dining and drink communities continue to struggle to hang on, so my dining column includes takeout/delivery and outdoor dining standouts. In much-needed news for our unequally (compared to big business) struggling small businesses, restaurants were given the OK to reopen outdoor dining in SF as of Thursday, January 28 (details […]

Tasteful History: The Magic of Authentic Italian Cuisine in San Francisco

Bottarga, the flavor-rich gold from the Mediterranean, made its way into modern cuisine and restaurants in California a long time ago, though very few chefs have attempted to make it their own. “To me this ingredient is the quintessential taste of the sea”, said Viola Buitoni, a San Francisco private chef and culinary instructor from […]

Off The Menu: Fiorella’s Outer Richmond Digs Are A Brunch Daydream

Photography by Grace Sager And their food is pretty bomb. Laying low in the realms of the Outer Richmond, you can find Fiorella — cooking up some delish thin crust pizza and feeding the hungry brunch crowd who flock to their spot daily. Under the direction of Dante Cecchini, former Chef de Cuisine at Marlowe, […]

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