San Francisco travel guide




San Francisco Travel Guide

Eating & Drinking in San Francisco

San Francisco restaurants feature the best food from almost every corner of the world, every restaurant has its own atmosphere and price range and most of them are within a short walking distance. The variety of eating options ensures that everyone can suit their own taste and budget. The SF Bay Guardian and the SF Weekly will help you to choose your better option, although the best way to find a good restaurant is to ask the advice of a local.

You can also enjoy the tasty Californian cuisine in the various food festivals that are held in San Francisco throughout the year.

There are many dining choices; you surely will eat better than you ever have in San Francisco, each part of the city boasts its own dining options:
  • Japantown houses a number of good and well-priced noodle parlours and sushi houses. Fillmore Street has also dozens of great restaurants.
  • The Castro offers inexpensive and fun dining; Nirvana, Detour and Harvey's are among the most popular places here.
  • There are a number of excellent Chinese restaurants in Chinatown, as well as the Richmond District, try at the Imperial Tea Court for an superb selection of the finest Asian Tea.
  • Fisherman's Wharf, Ghirardelli Square and Aquatic Park are the places if you want seafood, at Fisherman's Wharf, you will try the boiled Dungeness crab while enjoy tremendous views of the bay.
  • Cow Hollow and Union Streets are filled with Cafes, great restaurants line Union Street and side streets.
  • There are a large number of great sushi restaurants along Downtown and Nob Hill; there are located expensive restaurants such as Masa's, Boulevard and Wolfgang Puck's Postrio; for drinks, you will try some of the great bars inside Nob Hill hotels.
  • San Francisco's most popular and inexpensive restaurants are located inside the Mission District. Taqueries are a great way to dine; the most popular are El Toro Taqueria, CanCun and La Taqueria.
  • Lower Haight has a number of comfortable cafes and bars; you can also visit Axum for great and reasonably priced Ethiopian food.
  • There are a number of Italian restaurants along North Beach, the only problem seem to decide what kind of Italian food, although there is more than Italian food, try Afghan cuisine at the Helmand or have a drink and enjoy good Spanish food at Pearl's while enjoying live Jazz concerts.
  • Hayes Valley, west of the Civic Centre boasts some of the San Francisco's finest dining options.
  • SoMa houses the most renowned restaurants of the city, Fringale is considered the best French restaurant in San Francisco and at Brain Wash you can listen to live music and have a beer while washing your clothes.
  • The Haight-Ashbury boasts vibrant and extremely popular restaurants, nearby Cole Valley features a few good restaurants.

Cooking schools

Cooking schools in San Francisco

In the world, cooking is an art expressed for combination of flavors and smells for achieving to create an original dish which represented a cultural and social expression of many cultures. In cooking schools our mission is to provide you a list of schools where you will develop your creative skills for this art, find information about requirements and culinary programs offered for schools, some of them are culinary arts, catering, cook management, cooking essentials and commercial cooking. Each school has a staff of instructors who are recognized in culinary world and will give you a wide knowledge in many areas.

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