HOME > Chowhound > San Francisco Bay Area >


jaticker Oct 18, 2010 06:37 AM

Haven't been to the city in 15 yrs. Might be my last visit. Gonna have 5 days to enjoy the best.
I need the food "bucket list".

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
  1. wolfe RE: jaticker Oct 18, 2010 06:58 AM

    There once was a man from Nantucket.
    Who kept all his dough in a bucket
    He had a daughter named Nan
    She ran away with a man
    And as for the bucket
    Nan tucket.
    Please let use know how much do you want to spend out of your bucket, what sort for restaurants you like and how far you will travel and how.

    5 Replies
    1. re: wolfe
      Ruth Lafler RE: wolfe Oct 18, 2010 10:13 AM

      Right. Also, it might be helpful to tell us what restaurants you tried last time and whether you liked them, were lukewarm about them, etc.

      1. re: Ruth Lafler
        jaticker RE: Ruth Lafler Oct 18, 2010 12:10 PM

        Too many yrs ago to recall my favorites. I do like Tarantino's on the Warf.
        No a wine guy so budget is not a problem.
        I'll be staying in Union Square. Looking forward to the new Muni System.

      2. re: wolfe
        soupçon RE: wolfe Oct 18, 2010 09:54 PM

        Might I suggest Phuket?

        1. re: soupçon
          Euonymous RE: soupçon Oct 18, 2010 09:57 PM

          Or how about Pho King?

          1. re: Euonymous
            soupçon RE: Euonymous Oct 18, 2010 11:15 PM

            Doesn't rhyme.

      3. l
        Littleman RE: jaticker Oct 18, 2010 06:20 PM

        If you like outstanding Italian go to Perbacco. Wexler's has outstanding country food. Danko's does not get much love but I love it. Delfina is Mmmm.....good. Have a great visit.

        Perbacco @ 230 California Street, San Francisco, CA 415 - 955 - 0663.
        Wexler's @ 568 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA 415 - 983 - 0102.
        Restaurant Gary Danko @ 800 North Point Street, San Francisco, CA 415 - 749 - 2060.
        Delfina @ 3621 18th Street, San Francisco, California 415 - 552 - 4055.

        230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111

        Delfina Restaurant
        3621 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110

        Gary Danko
        800 N Point St, San Francisco, CA 94109

        1. j
          johnq RE: jaticker Oct 18, 2010 06:31 PM

          Any bucket list would probably be so large you'd need a bucket to carry it around in. I'd advise searching back through this board. An hour's searching should give you dozens to hundreds of options. Without more information on what exactly you're looking for, it's more or less impossible to give you any reasonable advice.

          Incidentally, I'm pretty sure Tarantino's isn't going to show up on anyone's bucket list. It's not bad for a tourist spot, but probably wouldn't qualify as one of the top hundred restaurants in the city. If you're interested in a classic SF seafood restaurant, Taditch Grill is a good choice.

          1. j
            jaticker RE: jaticker Oct 18, 2010 08:00 PM

            Thanks Littleman for your ideas. They all look great. One more favor. Who's your pick for Chinatown Dim Sum.

            1. bbulkow RE: jaticker Oct 18, 2010 09:45 PM

              Start with the Michelin list.

              Show Hidden Posts