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Category: Self Guided Walking Tours

Where to Get Caffeine Before Your Mission District Food Tour

Four Barrel Coffee in the Mission: Where to Get Caffeine Before Your Mission District Food Tour

Posted by Hana Nobel on 10.04.17

We promise our tours will keep you awake, but you still might need a coffee fix before spending three hours eating and drinking your way around the neighborhood. Here’s where to get caffeine before your Mission District food tour. The Mission District is filled with independent coffee and tea shops... Read More

Cool and Fun Things to Do in SF When Someone Visits You

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Posted by Hana Nobel on 08.30.17

San Francisco is a popular vacation spot, and if you’re lucky enough to live here, you’ll probably have visitors. Once they knock the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz off their list, there’s still lots to do.  Here is a list of cool and fun things to do in SF when someone visits... Read More

3 Cool and Unusual Things to Do in San Francisco

10 Things Everyone Should Do In SF Before They Die: Big Wheel Race

Posted by Hana Nobel on 08.18.17

There is no shortage of things to do in San Francisco, from hiking through the Presidio to tasting beer at Anchor Steam to exploring hippie thrift shops in the Haight Ashbury. But when you’re looking for something new, try these 3 cool and unusual things to do in San Francisco. 1. Get... Read More

Self-Guided Cinco de Mayo Culinary Tour of the Mission

Self-Guided Cinco de Mayo - Velvet Cantina

Posted by Annie Culver on 05.04.16

Recommended by Culinary Guide: Hana Nobel It’s Cinco de Mayo! We’ve put together a self-guided Cinco de Mayo culinary tour of the Mission so you can be included in the festivities by eating and drinking (we’re Avital Culinary Guides and our minds are always on food and cocktails). Luckily for us, San Francisco... Read More

Self-Guided San Francisco Easter Egg Hunt

The Rebel Within: Farm Egg, Breakfast Sausage, and Scallion

Posted by Annie Culver on 03.26.16

Your Self Guided San Francisco Easter Egg Hunt written by Culinary Guide, Hana Nobel We love a Cadbury Crème Egg as much as the next person, but being people who love food, Avital Culinary Guides are focused on meals this Easter. We’re throwing our own San Francisco Easter egg hunt, but... Read More

Self-Guided Walking Hayes Valley Food Tour

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Posted by Katie Sweeney on

While many neighborhoods in San Francisco are known to be culinary meccas, Hayes Valley has never been as popular as some regions, like the Mission. However, in the past year or so, Hayes Valley has quietly become something of a food destination. The rectangular neighborhood extends West of Van Ness... Read More

Self-Guided Walking Nob Hill Food Tour

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Posted by Katie Sweeney on 03.13.16

Although most locals know where San Francisco’s Nob Hill is, few people can name the actual streets that border this popular neighborhood. Unlike some other regions, Nob Hill fits into a perfect little square whose borders are Broadway, Powell, Bush, and Van Ness streets. The California Street cable car line... Read More

Self Guided San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf Food Tour

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Posted by Avital Ungar on 02.16.16

Fisherman’s Wharf is San Francisco’s most endearing tourist trap and top destination, complete with picture-perfect seaside scenery and tempting gourmet delights. Cioppino (Fish stew), fresh-caught crab, clam chowder and sourdough bread are all specialties of this historic fishing port. You’ll explore these delicacies on this Fisherman’s Wharf Food Tour. These... Read More

Your Self-Guided Nopa Walking Food Tour

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Posted by Avital Ungar on 02.12.16

Ten years ago, Nopa, a restaurant that serves simple food with the best locally sourced ingredients, opened up shop on the corner of Divisadero and Hayes Street. Nopa stands for North of the Panhandle and refers to the region in San Francisco that is directly north of the grassy strip... Read More

Self-Guided Russian Hill Walking Food Tour

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Posted by Avital Ungar on 10.07.15

Every neighborhood in San Francisco is filled with taste treats, well-respected restaurants, and bustling bars, but I have a special place in my heart for Russian Hill, the hood I have called home for the past five years. The Russian Hill neighborhood extends from Columbus Avenue up the hill and... Read More