Craig Stoll at Pizzeria Delfina

Bio

Craig Stoll is the chef/co-owner of Locanda and Delfina. A New York native, he has over 26 years experience in the restaurant industry. His subsequent externship, working in the kitchen of Da Delfina, a one star Michelin ristorante in the heart of Tuscany changed his life and helped him to define his cooking style. He has garnered a loyal following for preparing delicious, soulful Italian food with a commitment to local, seasonal ingredients.

Accolades

  • Best Chef: Pacific
    James Beard Foundation
  • Rising Star Chef
    James Beard Foundation
  • Best New Chefs
    Food & Wine
  • Bib Gourmand (Delfina)
    Michelin Guide
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in SF

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Where I Eat

Behind the Scenes

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"Musseling up for Monday."
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"Friday's catch. . . . Swordfish with vegetables acqua pazza."
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"Starting the week off right - by restocking the cellar. 📷: @hangrykorean"
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From My Menu

Chef Jake Godby reviews Grilled Monterey Bay calamari at Delfina
$$ | Italian
Mission
1 Review
"Calamari that's not fried! (Not that I don't love fried food. I am from Ohio after all.) In fact, this calamari is delicate, light, and just about perfect. I've probably had it every time I've been to Delfina. If I don't order it, they usually send it to me anyway."
Chef Arnold Eric Wong reviews Oxtails alla vaccinara at Locanda
$$$ | Italian, | Modern, | Takes Reservations
Mission
2 Reviews
"It's oxtail—come on now! Locanda does it simple and delicious with a little bit of the braising liquid. Not many restaurants serve oxtail, and that's why it's such a treat."
Chef Bridget Batson reviews Purgatorio pizza at Pizzeria Delfina
$$$ | Italian, | Pizza
1 Review
"The sauce on this pizza is super spicy. Plus it has a farm egg cooked on top and then Pecorino shaved over it. As you can see, I'm a fan of anything with an egg on top."
Chef Bridget Batson reviews Spaghetti at Delfina
$$ | Italian
Mission
1 Review
"Delfina is known for its simple but perfect take on Italian food. This is a great example. It sounds like no big deal, but trust me, it's simply the best spaghetti around!"