Member of San Francisco's NY emigre community since '87. Happily ensconced in North Beach since '93. It's a great place. I'm happy to offer some great advice.
I thoroughly recommend a west Marin, highway one day trip, or overnighter including stops at Point Reyes Station, Bolinas Bay, and Bodega Bay. Highway one runs along the coast all the way. It's a drive you'll... See More
getting past all the hype, Tommaso's Ristorante Italiano is the place. reportedly oldest brick oven west of the mississippi. seriously fine pizza. expect to wait, but San Francisco with a capital S, captal F. around the corner more or less, in the... See More
Don't miss Caffe Trieste the original grand daddy of em all, where Coppola wrote The Godfather....around the corner, on columbus, watch the world go by Caffe GrecoCaffe Greco ..these are the real deal. See More
I urge you to drive either up, or down highway one to Big Sur. Preferably in a convertible. Stop at Nepenthe. Find the one lane road down to Pfeiffer Beach . Stay at Ripplewood Resortif you can. I can't... See More