"Zagat, move aside, because the 'hopper is in the house!"
--Cooking with Amy, 3/24/10
"An irreverent, but terrifically practical guidebook."
--San Jose Mercury News, 3/17/10
"Marcia Gagliardi, aka the Tablehopper, has earned serious cred as a trusted industry insider who knows what's new, hot and delicious in the city's restaurant and bar scene. Fans of her cheeky e-newsletter which posts every Tuesday have been chomping at the bit for this day."
--San Francisco Restaurant Examiner, 3/9/10 "
Marcia Gagliardi, The Tablehopper foundress and sassy food writer extraordinaire, has managed to pack nearly 600 of her favorite spots into a handy 5”x7” guidebook."
"Truly the best restaurant guide we've seen dedicated to the city by the bay."
"Redefining what a city guide should be, Marcia Gagliardi's first book has got to be the hippest, on-the-money, and smartest guide to eating out in San Francisco ever published. . . . [A]bsolutely mandatory reading for Bay Area eaters."
--Edible San Francisco, Winter 2010 issue
About the Author
Marcia (rhymes with Garcia) Gagliardi is a freelance food writer and culinary personality, known as the tablehopper. Marcia and her free weekly e-column are among the Bay Area’s most trusted resources for thoughtful recommendations on where to eat, drink, and hobnob. She has appeared on Oprah & Friends: The Gayle King Show, Playboy TV, the Martha Stewart Living Today radio show, and many local programs. She has been zipping around the Bay in her red Alfa Romeo since 1994, and has been writing about food since 2002.