San Francisco Food Lover's Pocket Guide (Paperback)

By Patricia Unterman

Ten Speed Press, 9781580089623, 221pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2009



The bible of food guides for the West Coast food mecca, featuring more than 600 updated and condensed listings in a handy portable format.
PATRICIA UNTERMAN'S SAN FRANCISCO FOOD LOVER'S POCKET GUIDE offers an intrepid, unapologetically discriminating, and refreshingly down-to-earth selection of the best and most interesting eateries, markets, and other food- and drink-related spots in San Francisco, the East Bay, Marin County, and the wine country. In its compact format, this book is a hip-pocket must for locals and tourists alike, covering everything from sophisticated California cuisine to authentic Mission taquerias.
"Indispensable for an informed culinary wandering." --Town & Country

About the Author

PATRICIA UNTERMAN is currently the restaurant critic for the San Francisco Examiner. She is the chef and co-owner of the Hayes Street Grill in San Francisco and is a founder and board member of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.THE AUTHOR SCOOP Favorite cocktail? Harry s Bar cocktail made with Carpano Antico What s your favorite Ten Speed title? The River Cottage Meat Book Name a favorite dish that your mother used to make. Beef brisket with dried lima beans, paprika and garlic What was your first job? Scooping ice cream I got fired What is your favorite sandwich? The smoked salmon and cucumber sandwich at the Sentinel in San Francisco What's the farthest you've ever traveled? South India What's your most unusual kitchen tool? Chestnut knife What's the best way to spend a rainy Saturday morning? At the farmers market"