I spent Saturday in San Francisco basically geeking out about all things food – revisiting some favorites at the Ferry Building, trying out a new restaurant, and listening to Alton Brown wax poetic about endothermic reactions!
the Ferry Building. It’s packed with wonderful shops and restaurants and you
can’t beat the view. Some highlights include Cowgirl Creamery (cowgirlcreamery.com)
for incredible cheese and Boccalone (boccalone.com) for incredible meats! I’m a big fan of their “Salumi Cones.” Genius.
worth it and they’ll serve you champagne while you wait! The oysters are fantastic. If you know
someone who is on the fence about them this is the perfect place to go and these two are the perfect varieties to order…
but taste almost creamy. My favorite.
Acme Bread Company (acmebread.com), which is also in the Ferry Building.
Water (still on my to-taste list). It’s tucked away just down the street from F + W behind Salumeria, their fabulous delicatessen. I fell in love with it in the first five
minutes based solely on the simple but creative décor in the indoor/outdoor space and our charming,
|I love the large format “tile” bolted to the back wall.|
|The back of a stucco building becomes modern bench seating.|
We ordered quite a bit of food but here are the highlights…
An Evening with Alton Brown
Presented by Bay Area Science Festival (Now through November 4th!)
honest, but I was very excited about it. Turns out there were hand-drawn slides, experiments, and laugh out loud moments that even
Alton didn’t see coming. (I’m pretty sure he was as entertained by San Francisco as we were by him.) Here’s what I learned…
local above all else.
finish them off with a blowtorch!