Glorious few days in San Francisco: great food, amazing weather, stunning views. The only I didn’t like about this city was the ridiculous hills! I believe in gravity way too much and got nauseously nervous every time we had to stop while going uphill. But other than that, divine city!
Foodie highlight alert:
- Tartine in the Mission District. It’s hard to choose just one breakfast spot in SF, but Tartine takes the cake here, pun intended. There WILL BE a line at all times, but white-knuckle through it (it moves quickly) and you will be rewarded with some of the finest pastries in the city. The morning buns (buttery with a touch of orange flavor), the croissants in their crispy, airy glory and the coffee will not disappoint.
- Pica Pica Arepa Kitchen may just be a local chain of sorts (they have multiple locations around the city) but it is worth the visit. If you’re new to the Venezuelan cuisine, an arepa is a grilled corn pocket crunchy on the outside, moist on the inside, and stuffed with slow-cooked meats, beans, plantains, cheese, vegetables etc. etc. Look no further for a great, SF meal; quick, affordable, generous portions, satisfying & completely delicious.
- The Citrus Club on Haight gives SUPER generous portions, enough to split one plate of noodles between two. I’ll be honest, we don’t love Haight and Citrus Club is certainly not authentic Thai by any means, but there is hardly any wait to be seated, the food comes relatively promptly, and the staff is very accommodating.