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“a Mano, the latest creation of Adriano Paganini, whose other restaurants include Belga, Flores, Super Duper and Lolinda, focuses on highly refined yet accessible pastas and pizzas in an earthy, elemental Italian mode.”
NATION’S RESTAURANT NEWS
Feb 16, 2018

“The Hottest Restaurants in San Francisco Right Now, February 2018; The newest restaurant — pronounced “bar vah-lay” —from Adriano Paganini’s restaurant group Back of the House (Beretta, A Mano, Super Duper) has debuted with Spanish flair on Divisadero.”
EATER SF
Feb 12, 2018

“28 Great Places to Eat and Drink Outside in San Francisco; Hayes Valley Italian hotspot a Mano now boasts al fresco dining, with tables and benches artfully tucked into the zig-zagging glass walls of the new building the restaurant occupies. “
EATER SF
Feb 8, 2018

“6 Beautiful Restaurants in San Francisco; a Mano, the full-service, 91-seat Italian restaurant specializing in handmade pasta by Chef Freedom Rains (of Flour + Water and Incanto), embodies authentic Italian style with dominant colors of red, white and green throughout the space.”
RESTAURANT DEVELOPMENT + DESIGN
Feb 2, 2018

“7 Cult Favorites for Every Day of the Week in San Francisco; porchetta at a Mano on Saturdays. The still scorching hot seven–month old Italian spot in Hayes Valley nightly waits for its signature pastas but here’s a secret — a Mano is definitely not just a one trick kitchen”
ZAGAT SF
Jan 22, 2018

“11 best new restaurants of 2017; a Mano: It’s difficult to find a time when all 80 indoor seats aren’t filled here.”
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
Dec 28, 2017

“SF’s Hottest Dining Neighborhood of 2017: Hayes Valley, thanks to a glut of exciting new restaurants like a Mano”
EATER SF
Dec 28, 2017

“The 13 Best Dishes From Eater SF’s 2017 Reviews: the Agnoloti dal Plin at a Mano”
EATER SF
Dec 27, 2017

“The Best New Restaurants In San Francisco; A Mano already feels like a staple. This Italian spot in Hayes Valley is cool without trying too hard, just like everything else on Hayes Street. “
INFATUATION SF
Dec 20, 2017

“a Mano, the pasta-focused Italian newcomer from Back of the House Group (Beretta, The Bird, Flores) has had lines out the door since opening day. That’s because of three main factors: a no-reservations policy, affordable prices (by SF standards) and a prime Hayes Valley–Patricia’s Green location.”
ZAGAT SF
Dec 19, 2017

“Best of 2017: All-Star Cocktails Selected by Local Bartenders & Industry Experts; Matthew Campbell, bar manager, a Mano”
SF STATION
Dec 18, 2017

“Where to dine near the Symphony, Ballet and Opera; A Mano. This Italian restaurant is in its premier season on Hayes Street, but it seems destined for a long run. “
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
Dec 5, 2017

“The Best Italian Restaurants In San Francisco; Brace yourself, because everyone else is also aware that A Mano is making phenomenal pasta at very reasonable prices, which means you have lots of competition. “
THE INFATUATION SF
Nov 22, 2017

“San Francisco Restaurants; “A mano” is Italian for “by hand,” and that’s exactly how your pasta will be made at this delicious newcomer, where diners can frequently witness dough being rolled, cut, and folded just minutes before arriving at the table.”
MICHELIN GUIDE
Nov 15, 2017

“The Hottest Restaurants in San Francisco Right Now, November 2017; a Mano focuses on handmade pastas in a sleek, casual Hayes Valley space”
EATER SF
Nov 2, 2017

“A few of our favorite local experts share their favorite food spots; Freedom Rains, executive chef, a Mano: “Sun Fat Seafood is my go-to spot during crab season to buy fresh, live, local crab.”
WHERE SAN FRANCISCO
Nov 1, 2017

“9 Pizzas You Need to Try Right Now in San Francisco; salsiccia pizza at a Mano”
ZAGAT SF
Oct 19, 2017

“Hayes Valley’s Top 10 Best Restaurants; a Mano has the best pasta, pizza and a lively scene”
THE JETSETTING FASHIONISTA
Oct 12, 2017