Nopalito – Wine & Spirits Magazine

Nopalito


Nopalito, the bustling new restaurant from the crew behind Nopa, is in the running for serving up the best carnitas in San Francisco–no small feat in a city filled with exceptional taquerias. Even better, the beverage choices go far beyond the usual cervezas to include organic almond horchata and a focused selection of local wines under $40. Check out Lioco’s Indica, a carignane blend from Mendocino, or a Sonoma County rosé from Sutton Cellars. Here’s a tip: It’s busy most nights but call ahead to leave your name on the waiting list.

306 Broderick St., San Francisco, California

Mexican

415-437-0303

Based in San Francisco, Wolfgang Weber was the Italian wine critic at W&S. He now works with the Revel Wine and Selection Massale, and continues to write freelance. Nebbiolo is his spirit grape but if he were to live anywhere in Italy, he’d choose Liguria.


This story appears in the print issue of June 2009.
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