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“The Hottest Restaurants in San Francisco Right Now, June 2017: a Mano, the latest from Adriano Paganini’s Back of the House Restaurant Group (Super Duper Burger, Belga, Beretta) focuses on handmade pastas in a sleek, casual Hayes Valley space. “
EATER SF
Jun 2, 2017

“Top SF Openings — a Mano: Airy and bustling with communal seating, floor to ceiling windows and a prime Hayes Valley location, A Mano (meaning “by hand” in Italian) already feels like an SF hotspot.”
THE PERFECT SPOT
Jun 1, 2017

“Local Influencers weigh in on their favorite beverages around town. Freedom Rains, executive chef, a Mano”
WHERE SAN FRANCISCO
Jun 1, 2017

“First Taste: A Mano Brings Handmade Pasta & Italian Hospitality to Hayes Valley”
7X7
May 30, 2017

“The Best Bars and Restaurants That Opened in May: a Mano–Adriano Paganini has yet to open a restaurant in SF that we didn’t fall instantly head-over-heels for, and we’re happy to report that he’s done it again…
THRILLIST SF
May 30, 2017

“25 Things to Do in the Bay Area This Summer: A Mano is another new addition to Hayes Valley’s burgeoning restaurant scene…”
PUREWOW
May 29, 2017

“The SF Hit List: The Best New Restaurants In San Francisco — a Mano. It just opened, but already feels like a staple. This Italian spot in Hayes Valley is cool without trying too hard,”
THE INFATUATION
May 23, 2017

“Adriano Paganini’s A Mano Now Open in Hayes Valley; pasta-centric ~A MANO~ (which means “by hand”), featuring pastas made in-house daily that are also affordable, ringing in at $12-$15. (Personally, I can’t wait to try the mostaccioli and braised tripe.)”
TABLEHOPPER
May 9, 2017

“A Mano opens today in Hayes Valley”
SFGATE
May 8, 2017

“A Mano Opens in Hayes Valley: A Mano (“by hand” in Italian) will serve pastas made in-house daily by chef Freedom Rains (Flour + Water, Incanto).”
7X7
May 8, 2017

“A Mano’s Sleek Space Sets the Stage for a Modern Italian Menu; Handmade pastas, pizzas, and Italian wines await”
EATER SF
May 8, 2017

“New Pasta Spot From Adriano Paganini, A Mano, Opens Monday In Hayes Valley”
SFIST
May 4, 2017

“The Making of A Mano, Hayes Valley’s New Pasta Destination”
EATER SF
May 4, 2017

“Grand Opening Alert: The much-anticipated a Mano in Hayes Valley. Expect a casual vibe and—in a city where plates of pasta routinely top $25—a relatively affordable price point.”
SAN FRANCISCO MAGAZINE
May 1, 2017

“The latest restaurant from Back of the House Inc. (Super Duper, The Bird, Starbelly, Beretta, Belga, Delarosa) will be called A Mano, and it will be all about fresh pasta.”
SF WEEKLY
May 1, 2017

“The latest restaurant from the ever-prolific Adriano Paganini (Beretta, Lolinda, Super Duper Burger) will be an Italian eatery specializing in fresh, handmade pastas. Expect a casual vibe and—in a city where plates of pasta routinely top $25—a relatively affordable price point.”
SAN FRANCISCO MAGAZINE
May 1, 2017

“New Restaurants And Food News May 2017: A global list of new and notable places to eat and drink. a Mano, San Francisco”
DEPARTURES
May 1, 2017

“3 New Restaurants Headed To Hayes Valley This Spring: A Mano, focusing on handmade pasta”
HOODLINE
Apr 3, 2017