This week's tablehopper: action-packed.


Beet salad at boon in Guerneville.

It’s so good to get the hell out of town. Last week I escaped the gloom and boogied up to West County in Sonoma, checking out the wineries and vittles in Graton, Forestville, and Guerneville (plus a little bit of Sebastopol). I have to head up for one more mission before I can write up a jetsetter for y’all, but I’ll hopefully get to it soon. From the velvety pinot at Paul Hobbs, to the little slice of Palm Springs chic at boon hotel + spa in Guerneville, to a decadent breakfast at Willow Wood Market Café in Graton, with some Iron Horse bubbles on top, I was smitten.

Saturday only continued the assault of the delicious and the tasty: I was invited to attend an In the Kitchen with Lisa tour of the Mission, which was fun for this long-standing local, so someone new to the city (or just passing through) would definitely dig it. Check out my Flickr photo album of the calorie-laden day here.

Will I see you at StarChefs on Wednesday? And on Thursday afternoon at 12:30pm, I’ll be on Pirate Cat Radio (87.9FM) discussing late-night dining in SF on GridLock. Listen in!

And this isn’t exactly food-related, but this Thursday evening I’m going to be at a chic event at MAC (Modern Appealing Clothing) in Hayes Valley called “Women We Love.” I’ll be there signing books, Able & Baker Studios will be doing live screenprinting, and the fab fashionistas behind RosenMunns will also be in attendance. The event is from 6pm-8:30pm, do come by! 387 Grove St. at Gough.

And then Saturday is the big one: the tablehopper Indian Street Food Lunch at Dosa on Fillmore. (Read more here.) Let’s rock a Bollywood style, people—break out the colorful clothing. I’m fired up that I actually have an occasion to wear the beautiful salwar kameez I bought in Mumbai since I don’t seem to have any Indian weddings to attend in the near future.

Oh, and since my life is a bit less squirrely, I’ll have a second installment for you later this week, cheers.

Marcia Gagliardi

View tablehopper Newsletter from Tuesday, Jun 15 2010