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La Nebbia, New Wine Bar from La Ciccia Owners

The bottarga and tuna heart dishes at La Ciccia, the Noe Valley Sardinian restaurant, are beloved among Chowhounds. Looks like La Nebbia,... READ MORE

Italian Panache at New Berkeley Gelateria

A new East Bay gelateria's pure flavors and balanced sweetness recall memory's of Italy's best-quality frozen treats. Chowhounds say the ... READ MORE

Yamadaya, LA-Based Ramen Chain, Lands in Japantown

The buzz was strong before Ramen Yamadaya's opening day on Buchanan Street in Japantown, and according to one early report, the soup live... READ MORE

Top 10 San Francisco Restaurant Openings of 2013

The tech boom brought a flood of newcomers to the Bay Area in 2013, and more mouths means more appetites to sate with food trucks, pop-ups, cafeterias, and fine restaurants. In alphabetical order, here are 10 of 2013's most impressive debuts. READ MORE

The Best San Francisco Chowhound Finds of 2013

Chowhounds in the Bay Area are always on the hunt for a dish that haunts the memory, whether it's rediscovering a classic or ferreting out a bite in a neighborhood outside the zone of interest for restaurant critics. Below, in alphabetical order, are 10 of the most interesting discoveries unearthed in 2013 by contributors to the San Francisco Bay Area discussion board. READ MORE

The Scoop on Daniel Patterson’s Alta CA

Alta CA, Chef Daniel Patterson's new small-plates restaurant, is a quick walk from the Twitter offices, but does it deserve a look from a... READ MORE

Berkeley’s Revived Great China Still Impresses

After closing for repairs following a fire, Berkeley's Great China has now reopened. Loyalists say the standards, including ma po tofu an... READ MORE

Vietnam House Deserves Your Love

Vietnam House, a restaurant on Eddy between Larkin and Polk, turns out sparkling renditions of Vietnamese classics like banh khot, yet do... READ MORE

Khao Soi, Unforgettable Northern Thai in SF

Many who return home to San Francisco after exotic trips come to crave a dish that recalls their travels, and for visitors to northern Th... READ MORE

Best Oakland-Area Dim Sum

If you're based in Oakland, where are your best bets for dim sum? At the newly reopened Peony, the shrimp har gow are particularly good, ... READ MORE