At the northeast tip of the city sits Fisherman’s Wharf. The area is popular among tourists for its iconic San Francisco scenery and vibe. Walking through the area, you will see fisherman coming in from the ocean with their daily catch of crab or fish. Along Jefferson Street, you will find numerous restaurants serving quintessential seafood dishes such as lobster rolls, cioppino, or sourdough bread sandwiches. Along the waterfront or at any of the piers you will have some of the best views in the city of notable attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. One of the most popular sites in the area is Ghirardelli Square, the former headquarters of the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, that has been transformed into a shopping center with numerous restaurants.
Nob Hill is home to many of the city’s upscale hotels and large mansions built by wealthy San Francisco citizens, such as Leland Stanford, the namesake of Stanford University. Upscale shopping and great views compliment Nob Hill’s impeccable restaurant scene that boasts a couple Michelin star rated restaurants, making this neighborhood one of the most expensive and desirable in the city. On the east side of Nob Hill, you can find the Cable Car Museum which may interest those with an appreciation for San Francisco’s past.
The Dungeness crab, is a species of crab found on the west coast of North America. It is a popular seafood prized for its sweet, moist and tender flesh. A popular method of cooking is to simply drop the crab into and pot of boiling salted water until cooked. In San Francisco, Fisherman’s Wharf is a well known location for this local cuisine, but you can find it all across the city. Get it delivered from restaurants in San Francisco like Woodhouse Seafood or Thanh Long.
Seafood is obviously a staple in the cuisine of San Francisco so it's not surprising that the second dish we selected it Sand Dabs. Sand Dabs are a small type of flounder. The fish has a sweet, soft texture that is uncommonly moist and mild. They can be sautéed, fried, grilled, baked, or boiled. Get them delivered from The Front Porch.
Cioppino is a quintessential Italian-American dish that originated in San Francisco. It is made by adding fresh seafood catches, such as mussels, clams, scallops, squid, shrimp and fish, to a tomato-wine broth. Almost like a stew with seafood pouring out of it, Cioppino is traditionally served with sourdough bread on the side. Created and popularized by the city’s large Italian population, you can find the best Cioppino in the city’s North Beach neighborhood. Have it delivered to your door from Vixi.