Il tradizionale risotto italiano e cucina a base di riso | The traditional italian risotto and rice-based cuisine Since 1989 Giuseppe Melotti and his wife Rosetta, together with their sons… [Read More]
We believe that the best critics of Italian food are those people who actually ate it in their grandmother’s kitchen. That is not to say that others cannot become so passionate about la cucina italiana that they also become experts. But we all know how hard it is to find truly good and authentic Italian food outside of Italy. In this section, our experts provide a short list of restaurants you can trust, so that no matter where you are, you can find the very best Ristorante, Trattoria, Pizzeria, Paninoteca, Pasticceria and Caffe.
Polished cafe & garden patio for Italian pastries, panini & housemade gelato, plus imported goods.
Situated in North Beach, San Francisco’s historic Italian neighborhood, Caffe Greco was founded by owners Hanna and Sandy Suleiman in August 1988. Caffe Greco is recognized by many, as the… [Read More]
Poesia “Po-eh-see-ah” means “Poetry” and whole lot more in Italian. Poesia reflects the light of romance and magnifies it to become that essential nature of love that makes every moment… [Read More]
Welcome to Barbacco, a trattoria that was inspired by an idea that began to take shape before we even opened Perbacco, our restaurant next door. In contrast, we wanted to create… [Read More]
Situated in the congenial San Francisco neighborhood of Noe Valley, Lupa is a classic Italian trattoria with comfortable neighborhood charm, affordable prices, and destination-caliber cuisine. Using the best available local… [Read More]
Cotogna is a celebration of rustic Italian cuisine and offers a daily-changing menu of spit-roasted or grilled meats and fish, wood-oven pizzas and house-made pastas. Located in San Francisco’s historic… [Read More]
Located in the heart of Beverly Hills, the eponymous restaurant of chef Edoardo “Edo” Baldi specializes in Tuscan food with an accent of Emilia-Romagna. Dining at e. baldi will transport… [Read More]
Wood-fired pizza with soul in a converted warehouse in Bushwick
This is a fun place that attracts a trendy crowd. It is upscale but affordable and loungey without being obnoxious. High ceilings, unusual lighting, and a great ambrience with multiple areas… [Read More]