Global, International. As the name suggests Local Kitchen & Wine Merchant specializes in its home-styled cuisine and global selection of wine. The cuisine is California/Italian inspired and the atmosphere is welcoming and relaxing. This San Francisco restaurant is a neighborhood favorite with its oven-fired pizzas, house-made pastas and Sunday brunch. Dine at a private table or meet new people on the long communal table- Local Kitchen and Wine Merchant makes sure everybody feels at home.