It'd been a few years since my last visit to San Francisco--at a time when my interest in food wasn't as it is today--so before this trip I put out the obligatory call on twitter to solicit where to spend my money. Needless to say I received enough responses to have covered a month of eating out in the city. Sadly for me I only had a few days of dining ahead of me so I had to pick wisely, filtering though neighborhoods, cuisine and must-have dishes.
The hotel was centrally located, just off Union Square, so most places on the itinerary (yes, there was an itinerary, reservations needed to be booked) were within walking distance. Even climbing Russia Hill to reach the top of Lombard Street was easy, gotta check off the SF tourist bucket list. Taking the street car is perhaps a more sensible way to do this, but the boyfriend insisted on making use of our legs. Health nut.
As mentioned, reservations were made for evening meals, it is a major city and I didn't want to be left out in the cold. I only packed one sweater. Foreign Cinema in the Mission District was on the agenda for the Friday, while Zuni on Market Street was reserved for Saturday, more on those below.Read More