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Dec 28, 2008 10:00 PM

Where to buy sourdough starter in 'tourist' area of San Francisco?

I am headed up to San Francisco on the 31st for a week and have been asked by my mom to bring her back a good sourdough starter. We will be spending most of our time in the tourist areas so somewhere local would be great.

Can you suggest anywhere?

Thank you in advance!

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  1. The tourist areas are where they sell it, so it shouldn't be hard. I think you'll find it in most of the gift/souvenir shops -- it comes in a big envelope-type package or if you want to get fancy, you can buy the starter with a crock to start it in.

    1. Here is a thread on San Francisco sourdough starter. When you get it home it will shortly become " where your home is sourdough starter."