30 Hours in San Francsisco

Tony Bourdain finds himself in San Francisco, a city known by vegan and vegetarian lovers alike. He discovers that San Francisco is actually a "bare-knuckled, 2-fisted drinking town," where you can get a ...

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Mr. Bing's

Tony's bar hop continues at Mr. Bing’s.

201 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133

 
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Off the Grid Food Trucks

"These food trucks offer some of the best street food in San Francisco. They notify people of their location via Twitter and are primarily powered by solar panels."

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Pier 23 Café

"Great to go to on a beautiful warm day, Pier 23 Café is a local hangout with a great view of the bay." Located on the Embarcadero.

San Francisco, CA 94111

 
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Rice Paper Scissors

Tony meets up with Oscar Villalon. The 2 head to a "pop-up restaurant," where people pick a location and take it over for a night or a few days. Rice Paper Scissors recreates street food from Vietnam. Tony has shrimp chips and banh mi sandwiches.

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Rosamunde Sausage Grill

"Small restaurant with a cult following. Grilled meat in tube form on French rolls. Up to 2 free accompaniments like sauerkraut, onions, peppers or spicy beef chili. Hell, yes."

2832 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-3908

 
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Sam’s Pizza and Hamburgers

Tony craves a burger after his late- night bar-hopping. He and author-chef Danny Bowien satisfy their craving at Sam’s with a double cheeseburger. What does Tony like on his burger? "Maybe some ketchup, maybe some mayonnaise. Never mustard."

618 Broadway St (at Grant Ave), San Francisco, CA 94133

 
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Swan Oyster Depot

One of Tony's "favorite places to eat in America," Swan Oyster Depot is a casual spot that's first-come, first-serve, so breakfast is the best time to come. Tony and chef Roland Passot order crab butter, oysters and sea urchins.

1517 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3606

 
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To Hyang*

Tony meets his friend Chris Cosentino, chef and owner of Incanto restaurant. To Hyang stays open late and serves food with home-grown ingredients. Tony and Chris enjoy fish head curry, ginseng soju and pork belly. *Closed May 2014

3815 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118-3210

 

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