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Cannelloni Di Orsi

Ristorante Orsi, formerly located in Novato, is reborn after a two year hiatus in Santa Rosa, reports Melanie Wong. She enjoys the cannelloni di Orsi, the signature dish of the restaurant ($13.50). The proprietor’s father is credited with introducing ca READ MORE

These Pastries, They Are Like Little French Jewels

Alain Pisan makes perfect, jewel-like French pastries. READ MORE

Steamed Pork Patties

There are excellent steamed pork patties at West Lake Restaurant, reports vliang. READ MORE

A Wiener Winner, with Chili

Hot Dog City takes its hot dogs seriously, says Melanie Wong. READ MORE

Clearest of Corn Soups, and an August Wine Deal, Too

While most chowhounds consider XYZ merely decent, nja says some really spectacular dishes are buried in the menu. READ MORE

Mokka: Equator Coffee and Dagoba Drinking Chocolate

Mokka is an impressive new organic coffee and sandwich shop. This is a hard-core place. READ MORE

New Med Tasties at Ziryab

Ziryab is a new Middle Eastern place, a little more upscale looking than most of the other shwarma factories in San Francisco. READ MORE

Palo Alto Sol: Guajillo of Godliness

Cecelia has been going to Palo Alto Sol for ten years. She likes the mole fine, but the thing that really floats her boat is their pure pollo al guajillo. READ MORE

New Quality Sushi Presence

Hime is it, says chaddict. If he didn’t live so far away, he’d be there constantly. READ MORE

Cafe Fanny Changes – Perfect Ice Cream and Sorbet

Cafe Fanny has acquired a new pastry chef–and their desserts have drastically improved. READ MORE