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Fireside Google Chat with Chef Jacques Pépin

Fireside Google Chat with Chef Jacques Pépin

| October 20, 2014 | 3 Comments

Tablehopper’s Marcia Gagliardi will be interviewing chef Jacques Pépin at Google on Friday, October 24 at 11am PST in a live chat. Have a question for Jacques? Submit your question now and watch him respond to audience questions during the chat on Friday. Chat will be archived on this post.

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LGBT Pride Profile: Ryan Robles and Joshua Wilder Oakley aka Tango & Stache

LGBT Pride Profile: Ryan Robles and Joshua Wilder Oakley aka Tango & Stache

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ryan Robles and Joshua Wilder Oakley live and work around good food and drink in San Francisco. The couple worked together at Bar Bambino and Ryan does PR for restaurants and spirits companies while Joshua has a pop-up called Tango & Stache. Find out how they celebrate Pride and what it was like for Joshua to grapple with being “out” in the kitchen.

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KQED’s Forum: Restaurant Roundup

KQED’s Forum: Restaurant Roundup

| August 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

Get the latest scoop on the Bay Area dining scene from a panel of restaurant critics. Guests:Jan Newberry, food editor for San Francisco Magazine; Jonathan Kauffman, food critic for SF Weekly; Marcia Gagliardi, food critic for tablehopper.com; Stett Holbrook, food editor for Metro Silicon Valley

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SF Chefs Hospitalitarianism Panel: Forget the Trays

SF Chefs Hospitalitarianism Panel: Forget the Trays

| August 13, 2010 | 2 Comments

At the Hospitalitarianism panel, the tablehopper’s Marcia Gagliardi chatted with Umberto Gibin (Perbacco, barbacco), Annie Stoll (Delfina), Giancarlo Paterlini (Acquerello), Nick Peyton (Cyrus) and Tim Stannard (Pizzeria Antica, Spruce, Cafe Des Amis). Stannard fielded one of the toughest questions, when Gagliardi asked him how he knows who will make it, who won’t, and how do you let people know.

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Review: The Tablehopper’s Guide to Dining and Drinking in San Francisco

Review: The Tablehopper’s Guide to Dining and Drinking in San Francisco

| March 9, 2010 | 0 Comments

Instead of getting a lift from such antics, this book truly succeeds in a strictly practical sense. As someone who loves to eat and earns a little scratch writing about food, I think I know a thing or two about the city’s dining scene. Gagliardi knows a lot about the subject, certainly more than I do, and in poring over the pages, my excitement peaks, not when I absorb left-field suggestions I don’t anticipate, but when I realize that Gagliardi and I agree about a lot of stuff.

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Secret Post

Secret Post

| February 23, 2010 | 1 Comment

Last week, Bay Area Bites blogger Stephanie Im called attention to Secret San Francisco’s popular Facebook presence. A few days before Im’s post appeared, I myself joined the group with a few lazy clicks, galvanized into action by the droves of friends doing the same. At least, with its relentless updates regarding their statuses, Facebook made me feel like I was part of a movement.

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Eat, Read, Look: Food Websites Worth Your Time

Eat, Read, Look: Food Websites Worth Your Time

| January 18, 2010 | 2 Comments

On one of the morning talk shows last week, a woman was discussing a New Years resolution to streamline her online life. She lamented how it’d taken over her “real life,” and had calculated how many hours she wastes on twitter and facebook alone. I’m sure we’ve all felt similarly at one time or another, although maybe you’re still guilty of whiling away an hour online on the office clock and spending more time catching up with your Google Reader than your significant other. So this week I thought I’d put together a post for you highlighting a few food MVP’s–online sites (many of which are local) where each moment you spend drooling, ogling, and researching will be time well spent. I promise.

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KQED's Forum: Eating Out in the Bay Area

KQED's Forum: Eating Out in the Bay Area

| April 8, 2009 | 1 Comment

The San Francisco Chronicle just released its annual list of the Bay Area’s 100 Top Restaurants. We’ll talk about the new list with restaurant critic Michael Bauer. We’ll also talk with food writer Marcia Gagliardi about some of the area’s better budget deals, and look at the relevancy of restaurant criticism in the era of blogs and Yelp.

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