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Two nights and one full day in SF - food help!

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garrad71 Jun 12, 2013 09:58 PM

I will be travelling to SF next week, arriving Wenesday evening, and then heading up to wine country Friday late morning. I am flying into SF and am looking for great places for interesting, local specialties. I will be alone and have no problem getting a car if needed. I know this is pretty broad, but i like everything, including very spicy! I would also love a few recommendations on places for great cocktails and craft beer.

Thanks!!!

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  1. CarrieWas218 Jun 13, 2013 08:45 AM

    You are going to get a lot more responses if you start here:
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/469166

    Then, tell us where you are staying and what your budget is.

    Then, for Napa, here are LOTS of very recent threads:
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/903714
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/905245
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/904269
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/905067
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/905052

    You will get a lot more responses if you say something like, "I have researched the boards and am staying in this neighborhood - considering restaurants X, Y, or Z..." etc.

    We are a heavily traveled city and what you have asked for is in several dozen current threads.

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      virtualguthrie Jun 13, 2013 07:05 PM

      Definitely have to agree with Carrie, this question gets asked all the time and it's hard to know where to start when your net is cast so wide.

      There's a ton of places for craft brew.
      Monk's Kettle and Toronado come to mind. Rosamunde in the mission has craft beer and homemade sausages. There's a bunch of new additions in this category too like Pacific Brewing Company and others that I can't think of right now.
      NOPA has great cocktails and is a local favorite and destination restaurant at the same time, the food is classic California/SF style cuisine.
      If you want to do the Mission Burrito thing I'd recommend Pancho Villa but there's a ton of options and everyone has a different opinion.
      Give us more details on what you're looking for and you'll get a lot of responses.

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