Marcia Gagliardi Founder and publisher,

Marcia Gagliardi is the founder and publisher of, a cheeky weekly e-column that’s chock-full of insider news and gossip about the San Francisco restaurant and bar scene, covering what’s hot, opening, or closing, along with restaurant reviews, culinary and wine events, and even star sightings in bars and restaurants. Subscribe for free.

She is the author of the groundbreaking restaurant guidebook, The Tablehopper’s Guide to Dining and Drinking in San Francisco: Find the Right Spot for Every Occasion by Ten Speed Press. And in early 2011, she launched, a website and forum for diners to share reviews and pictures of their favorite dishes at local restaurants, along with insider tips, recommendations, and more.

You can follow Marcia on Twitter at @tablehopper.

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