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RoodonFood Reviews: Eddie’s Cafe, San Francisco Diner

During a recent trip to San Francisco we discovered the hole in the wall diner known as Eddie’s Cafe in Lower Haight where we were staying. It seemed to be full of locals – No people with hastily bought San Francisco hoodies or maps here. With only around 10 tables, it’s a small place. Behind […]

Alcatraz: Come Because You Have No Choice, Stay for the Food.

Alcatraz is the fifth most popular attraction in San Francisco. I don’t know what that says about tourist psyche but I definitely wanted to see it. A short ferry takes you to this imposing set of buildings. Surrounded by water, sitting atop rocks but minutes from San Francisco, you can imagine how difficult a stay […]

It’s It Ice Cream: the San Francisco Treat

When visiting a new town it’s fun to sample their signature foods. In San Francisco, sour dough bread, seafood and donuts are but a few. I was surprised to read in Eater and other blogs that one noteworthy food is available at the corner store. It’s It are a San Francisco tradition dating back to […]

Bob’s Donuts, San Francisco, CA

I’d be remiss to not get this up on national donut day. San Francisco is a donut crazy town. Perhaps the best indicator that they’re a cultural touchstone are the donut magnets available at every gift shop. On our tourist itinerary was a stop at Bob’s Donut Shop, a 24 hour spot. We stopped by […]

A Visit to the Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Company, San Francisco

In Jennifer 8 Lee’s The Fortune Cookie Chronicles she wrote about the disputed American origins of the humble Fortune Cookie. Residents of rival west coast cities L.A and San Francisco famously went to court over it in 1983. The judge ruled in the latter’s favor. The forerunner to what we know in the States as […]