Tables From The Rubble

“SF’s legacy restaurants hang on amid changing tastes,” Carl Nolte, San Francisco Chronicle, May 12, 2018: “Clifton thinks the secret of survival for these classic old places is simple: ‘Dedication, grit and hard work.’ “

KSRO Good Food Hour, April 14, 2018:  “It’s just such a reminder of those restaurants I think we all love. …” Chef John Ash and Steve Garner interview author Denise Clifton.


San Francisco Heritage’s Alice Ross Carey Lecture, September 2018: A reading from Tables From The Rubble, sharing stories and historic photos from legacy restaurants. Dinner and book signing followed lecture.

“Taste of History,” Dinner and author events. Palace Hotel (San Francisco) and Tallman Hotel (Upper Lake, California), April 2018.


An Air That Still Kills

“iBook of the Year” for 2016: Awarded highest honor by the iBooks Author Conference.

Talking New Media, May 2016: “Investigative journalists use iBooks Author for interactive edition of ‘An Air That Still Kills’ ” – “Brilliantly designed by Tandemvines Publishing”

Bach, Casals and The Six Suites for ‘Cello Solo

Huffington Post, August 2015:  “It is an antique subject elegantly rendered in an impossibly light 21st-century container.”