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  • Nov. 23, 2013

    CSNBA | Oracle is making some serious upgrades, among them FARINA PIZZA!

  • Nov. 22, 2013

    SF Eater | The next time you catch a Warriors game or a concert at Oracle Arena, keep your eyes open for Farina

  • Nov 13, 2013

    Concierge Choice | Concierge Choice for Pizza in San Francisco

  • October 2013

    FARINA NEWS | FARINA is proud to announce our partnership with the Warriors at Oracle Arena.

  • Summer 2013

    FARINA NEWS | FARINA was a big hit at this years America's Cup.

  • July 23, 2013

    DINING OUT | Luca Minna, Farina's founder, is especially excited about showcasing his restaurant at this year's America's Cup.

  • Summer 2012

    Dining Out Magazine, San Francisco, Summer 2012 | A Pizza with Purpose..."The oven is an egg-shaped dome about eight feet high and made of stone-a super-heated igloo set upon a bed of compacted Mount Vesuvius sand and Mediterranean sea salt."

  • August 14, 2012

    San Jose Mercury News, By Jackie Burrell | "The true cooking of any country is the real mirror of the traditions, the culture, the influences, the opportunities that nature provides,"

  • July 1, 2013

    La Cucina Italiana | Chef Paolo Laboa brings the mother of Italian summer sauces to America from his native Genova, and delivers the secrets of his spectacular recipe.

  • June 15, 2012

    7x7 SF, Foodie Agenda | "Serving a fantastic mix of Italian and Mediterranean cuisine and boasting an enviable wine list, it is the perfect place to relax after work and watch the sunset over the city." -Campbell Close

  • August 21, 2012

    Tablehopper, By Marcia Gagliardi | The pizzaiolo, Gennaro Langella, has been well taught by his father Antonio, who has been making pizzas for 55 years (Gennaro is the fifth generation of pizza makers in his family).

  • August 17, 2012

    SF Gate, By Paolo Lucchesi | The folks behind Farina have taken a cozy corner space at 18th and Valencia streets and turned it into a new pizzeria

  • Sept 5, 2012

    The Wall Street Journal | "Marcela Wong, who works at tech company in the Mission called CareZone, says her recent meal at the eatery featured the best pizza she has had in the city, particularly the fried pizza."

  • Nov. 27, 2012

    7x7SF | But every now and then, something truly special comes along. At Farina Pizzeria & Cucina Italiana, you’ll taste the difference.

  • March 15, 2012

    SF Examiner | "If you want to taste what a pasta can be, or a fish, or a stuffed focaccia, or a bowl of tripe, Farina is the place. With Auriana, Farina has taken a turn toward the sublime." -Patricia Unterman

  • June 11, 2012

    UrbanDaddy, San Francisco | Raising the Roof, Farina's New Rooftop Terrace..."It looks a bit like a handsome little restaurant on Lake Como-all celestial-blue walls, marble-slab tables and tree booths made from cypress wood. Also: succulents. So, so many succulents."

  • Summer 2011

    Dining Out Magazine, San Francisco, Summer 2011 | Hand Picked from Italy... "I have not had a pasta dish here that wasn't perfectly cooked and well worth eating." -Mark Bittman

  • June 11, 2012

    SF Gate, By Leah Garchik | The Magic is in the Watsonville Basil..."Luca Minna and Laura Garrone, authors of "Old World New," which pays elegant homage to (and is a cookbook for) the food of Genoa, hosted a dinner at their Farina restaurant on Tuesday."

  • August 10, 2012

    UrbanDaddy, San Francisco | It's not delivery, it's not DiGiorno, it's Farina Pizza & Cucina Italiana, a new sanctuary of Neapolitan pies, Bolagnese pastries and handmade pasta, soft-opening next week on Valencia.

  • August 20, 2012

    Zagat, By Meesha Halm | The pies are baked in a massive black-tiled oven that was built over layered Mount Vesuvius sand and Mediterranean sea salt...

  • April 2011

    Modern Luxury, San Francisco | The phrase "Italian beer" is no longer an exercise in cognitive dissonance...

  • Jan 28. 2011

    New York Times | Liguria comes to the Mission at this bright, modern and pretty restaurant. I've never even seen focaccia di Recco tackled elsewhere...

  • June 6. 2010

    Farina Press | On June 6, Farina was excited about the celebration of its 3rd Anniversary. Take a look at the link to see photos from this event.

  • Winter 2009

    Dining Out Magazine, San Francisco, Winter 2009 | Dining Out magazine covers Farina once again. White truffles and the craftsmanship of it's famous pesto.

  • May 28, 2009

    SF Gate, By Michael Bauer | Farina makes stellar pesto pasta and focaccia...

  • Summer 2008

    Dining Out Magazine, San Francisco, Summer 2008 | La Dolce Vita at Farina. Old School with soul. Farina brings authentic Genoa to the Bay area.

  • Sept 5 . 2007

    Eat, San Francisco Weekly, By Meredith Brody | Flowering in the Mission. Unusual Ligurian dishes and fabulous desserts await the food-obsessed. Farina receives rave reviews from the San Francisco Weekly.