11 Bay area restaurants make OpenTable’s Top 100 Neighborhood Gems By Jessica Yadegaran and Linda Zavoral San Jose Mercury News | 20 June 2014 Applause from OT: OpenTable, the online restaurant reservations system, released its 2014 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Neighborhood Gems in America — local Read more »

Octopus specialty at Trabocco Restaurant
By Luke Tsai, East Bay Express – Trabocco brings the coastal cuisine of Abruzzo to a shopping center in Alameda. On an unseasonably warm April evening, Giuseppe Naccarelli is at our table talking about his grandmother’s baccala recipe — about how when he was a little boy in Abruzzo, his Read more »

Italy, By Land and Sea

7 awesome new East Bay spots (including an ice cream sandwich shop!) By Joe Starkey, Tired of hanging out in The Mission and wanna spend some time in one of the actual hipster-est places in America? Well then hop on the BART (if it’s not on strike/broken/full of Raiders Read more »

Alameda Magazine – Take Five by Gina Jaber, Alameda Magazine Born and raised in Abruzzo, Italy, Chef Giuseppe Naccarelli, formerly vice president of kitchen operations for Il Fornaio restaurants, opens his very own slice of Italy—Trabocco, named for a fishing pier along the Adriatic coast of his hometown. What inspired Read more »