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  1. Wrap It Up
    This Restaurant Will Awesomely Pass Out Custom Condoms on Valentine’s Day“It’s so cheesy how ladies are given a rose … This is our answer to that.”
  2. Celebrity Settings
    Jake Gyllenhaal Dines at LocandaHe had a pretty big meal, too.
  3. Temporary Closings
    Bar Tartine and Locanda Had Power Troubles Last NightThey will reopen tonight.
  4. Foodievents
    There Will Be a Pig’s Blood ‘Candy’ at Cochon 555 This WeekendIt’s happening this Sunday.
  5. Crime Scenes
    Farina, Bar Tartine, Four Barrel Vandalized in Pre-May Day MarchA few windows went smash.
  6. Lists
    Sons & Daughters Chefs, El Paseo’s Preston Clark AmongAnthony Strong of Locanda, Chez TJ’s Joey Elenterio, and Outerlands’ Brett Cooper also get nods.
  7. The Grub Street Diet
    Ruth Reichl Feasts at Mission Chinese Food, Reveals Her Favorite Burrito in L.A.Also she admits to there being one legitimate use of Velveeta in the world, and it’s in that burrito.
  8. Back of the House
    Line Cooks Get Some Love
  9. Lists
    Jonathan Kauffman Names Piccino’s Semolina Gnocchi and Bar Tartine’sAlso, he loves the veal tongue salad at Locanda.
  10. Neighborhood Watch
    Maven Opens Next Wednesday; Negroni Flight at Locanda; and MoreIn the old RNM spot in Lower Haight.
  11. Mikey Likes It
    Mr. Bauer Isn’t So Disappointed in 2011 After All, Teases His AnnualCotogna will definitely be on there, despite opening in late 2010. Locanda, probably not.
  12. Mikey Doesn’t Like It
    Michael Bauer Discusses Noisy Restaurants, AgainHe praises Park Tavern, however, for their sound baffling.
  13. The Other Critics
    Unterman Calls Cupola ‘Extraordinary’; Jasper’s Gets aAlso, John Birdsall returns to Addie’s Pizza Pie in Berkeley.
  14. Video Feed
    Locanda Chef Anthony Strong Teaches Vice.com About Thai Food, BLTs, and HippieHe takes the gang to Lers Ros, and Suppenkuche.
  15. The Other Critics
    Bauer Loves the Food, Not the Ambiance at Txoko; Unterman Calls LocandaBauer thinks Txoko is way too dark and casual for the quality of the food.
  16. The Other Critics
    Willie Brown Doesn’t Recognize Valencia Street, Calls Locanda and AtelierHe compares Crenn to Gary Danko and Quince.
  17. The Other Critics
    Kauffman Calls Locanda ‘Gawky’ But Good; Reidinger Calls Zero Zero
  18. The Other Critics
    Bauer Calls Locanda ‘a Winner,’ But Says It Doesn’t Compare toMr. Bauer files the first official review of Delfina’s Roman offshoot.
  19. Mikey Doesn’t Like It
    For the Love of God, Mr. Bauer Would Like Everyone to Please Turn Down the MusicHe has very sensitive ears.
  20. Video Feed
    Locanda Chef Anthony Strong Talks Roman Food, Never Sleeping In AgainA video feed from the new restaurant Locanda, in the former Ramblas spot.
  21. Openings
    First Look Inside Locanda, Now OpenSee a slideshow of the new restaurant from the Delfina team in the former Ramblas space.
  22. Bars
    A (Sort of) Peek at the Locanda Bar Menu
  23. Menus
    See an Exclusive Preview of the Locanda Menu; Also, 7x7 Gets FirstiesThe new Roman sister to Delfina opens Saturday, April 30.
  24. Previews
    Locanda Due to Open Saturday, April 30The date is firm, and we should have a menu soon.
  25. Neighborhood Watch
    Bar Tartine Expansion Nears, Hayward Restaurant Burns, and More
  26. Booze You Can Use
    Locanda and Its Bar Manager Part WaysBrian MacGregor is no longer on board.
  27. Previews
    More Updates on Locanda, Including a Preview Event, and Q-Bert TileThey’re doing another cocktail preview on Sunday at Blackbird.
  28. Booze You Can Use
    Locanda Now Aiming for April 19; Also, See What You’ll Be Drinking ThereAlcademics previews four of the cocktails.
  29. Not-So-Hopelessly Delayed
    Locanda Opening Looking More Like AprilMarch is no longer a possibility, say the architects.
  30. Empire Building
    At Locanda, Craig Stoll Wants to Make Like the Mission Is ‘AnotherThe Delfina chef tells us all about his upcoming fourth San Francisco restaurant, due in March.
  31. Menus
    Anthony Strong, Back From Sojourn In Italy, Shows Off Hidden Menu Items atOf note: a deep-fried meatball calzone.
  32. Menus
    Anthony Strong Heads to Italy for Menu Research
  33. Previews
    The Grub Street S.F. Fall Restaurant PreviewRagazza, Plum, Cotogna, Black Sheep Pub, and everything you have to look forward to this fall.
  34. The Other Critics
    Bauer Can Only Take Five Courses at Baumé; He Also Still Likes Ramblas, For