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In the news

CGI and its clients are often featured in San Francisco Magazine, Bon Appetit, Saveur and The New York Times. Below are recent stories. To see our news archive, click here.

New Restaurant BOHO Wants to Bring Bohemia to the Marina

A new restaurant by the name of BOHO is moving in at 3321 Steiner (between Chestnut and Lombard), and partners Eileen Filmus and Andrei Busuev promise an eclectic menu and seating for 62 when they open their business sometime in April…Construction on the space has been ongoing for about nine months and was completed three weeks ago, Filmus says. And when the dust settles and BOHO emerges, expect its garb to be “sophisticated and classic peppered with rustic, cozy touches.” You know —boho-chic. Eater San Francisco

‘La Boulangerie de San Francisco’ Opens In Rockridge’

Local bakery La Boulangerie de San Francisco opened its newest cafe yesterday at 5500 College Ave. in Rockridge. The outpost is the chain’s first East Bay location. “We really wanted to be in Oakland,” said Katie Solinger, La Boulangerie’s director of operations. “I feel like it’s really the place for us, and we’d been looking at this spot for a long time.” ABC 7 News

How One Restaurateur Is Crushing it in America’s Most Competitive Food Town

“Creating an experience that is ‘transportative’ is critical,” he adds, acknowledging the made-up word as he confesses that Barvale isn’t even trying to be a truly authentic tapas bar; rather, it’s a Californian moment inspired by the culture of Spain without being too obvious.
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“...Carol’s reputation acknowledges her as the premier restaurant expert in Northern California... The bottom line is that she is a really smart lady with a lot of good ideas and she would be an asset to any project.”
Willie L. Brown, Jr., 41st Mayor of San Francisco, political columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle