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San Francisco: Restaurant Diaries

Posts pertaining to first-person perspectives from restaurants.


The Road Back

On Reclosing and Reopening a Restaurant Again

Tamer Hamawi is the owner of Gran Electrica in Napa, Calif., as well as Colonie, Gran Electrica, and Pips in…

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Restaurant Diaries

On Comfort Food and Black Excellence

Geoff Davis is the executive chef of True Laurel in San Francisco. He’s planning on opening a creative wine bar,…

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Restaurant Diaries

On San Francisco’s Black-Owned Restaurants, COVID-19, and the First American Pandemic

Nikki Cooper is the second-generation owner of  San Francisco’s first legacy business, Two Jack’s Nik’s Place, a family-owned staple of…

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The Road Back

Nite Yun Isn’t Afraid to Make Big Changes to Keep Her Restaurant Alive

Nite Yun knows that in order for her two-year-old restaurant to survive the coronavirus pandemic, she, like many other chefs…

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