Whether you've known me for years or just met me yesterday, it doesn't take long to figure out how much I love good food and discovering great places to eat. So when I found out that Jessica, my virtual assistant, would be visiting my old stomping grounds (San Francisco!) for a few days, I was more than happy to let her in on some of my favorite places to eat. If you've ever wondered what a SF native would recommend, here are some great places to start. As someone who now calls Fairfield home, one of the best things about living here is that places like San Francisco or Napa are within an hour's drive away!
Dim Sum in Chinatown
Check out any of the dim sum places on Jackson Street between Grant and Stockton. Just pick up and go. Don't miss pork shumai and shrimp hargao. They typically stop cooking in the late afternoon, so it's best to get in the morning.
*Note from Jessica: Leave room for the bakeries on Jackson Street!
Liguria Bakera in Little Italy
Try the best focaccia bread in SF. Located across the street from St. Peter's and Paul's Church at Washington Park near Chinatown. Pizza bread is fabulous! Stop by in the morning if you want to eat them fresh out of the oven. Closes at 1pm.
Additional options: Kitchen Story
Great sandwiches on 19th and Valencia called Rhea's. Yummy aoili sauce!!
Burritos, tacos at the Taqueria on 25th corner of Mission. John and I used to pick burritos up from here and drive to Crissy Field for a picnic lunch. Cash only.
Romantic cafe at SF Shopping Center between 4th and 5th street at Market upstairs last floor of Nordstrom Cafe. Gotta have window views of cable car and try bread pudding. Drinks are great too!!
Katana-Ya on Geary
Great for Japanese fried chicken (kaarage) and ramen.
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One Last Thing...
A HANDY MAP FOR YOUR NEXT SF ADVENTURE
Here's a map to help guide your next trip to San Francisco. Just click on the map markers to see details. Also included are places not mentioned above, like the Warming Hut near Crissy Field and Cliff House. Happy adventures!