For my fifth time to San Francisco, I was able to enjoy the smaller restaurants and nooks and crannies of the city. I have now mastered the MUNI system to a point where I can help misplaced tourists get on the right bus or trolley. First time visitors can get very disoriented (I did) since the Embarcadero curves around the Bay side going from a northerly direction to a westerly direction and vice versa, while Market Street runs on an angle. It's even more of a challenge to those who do not speak English, not counting the "millions" of Chinese residents. It's interesting to note the many El Salvadorian and Mexican workers do not find this an issue. Another interesting story is that of a airport shuttle van driver who has lived in San Francisco, coming from Vietnam over twenty years ago, swears that San Francisco Bay is the Pacific Ocean!!...OK....
Following up on the TV show, United States of Bacon, I visited The Seven Mile House in Brisbane. This is actually two blocks south of the city line south of San Francisco and has been in operation since 1853. It's off the radar for the tourist crowd unless you follow all of the tv food and travel shows as I do. I went with the 7 Mile
House Burger since the Cow Palace Burger was too huge for me. The oysters as an appetizer were good. I'm finally getting
adventurous and trying oysters other than
Louisiana's Gulf and Apalachicola's.
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