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Author Borrman, Laura Smith, author.

Title Discovering vintage San Francisco : a guide to the city's timeless eateries, bars, shops & more / Laura Smith Borrman.

Publication Info. Guilford, Connecticut : Globe Pequot, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    917.9461 BOR 2015    Available
Edition First edition.
Description x, 229 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Alfred's steakhouse -- Anchor brewing company -- Aub Zam Zam -- Benkyodo company -- Buena Vista cafe -- Cable car clothiers -- City lights booksellers & publishers -- Cliff house -- Cliff's variety -- Dianda's Italian American Pastry Co. -- Fior d'Italia -- Fishermen's Grotto No. 9 -- Garden court -- Golden Gate Fortune Cookie factory -- Grubstake -- Gump's -- House of Prime Rib -- House of Shields -- It's Tops Coffee Shop -- John's Grill -- Lefty O'Doul's -- Liguria Bakery -- Li Po Cocktail Lounge -- The Magazine -- Mario's Bohemian Cigar Store Cafe -- McRoskey Mattress Company -- Mechanics' Institute Library & Chess Room -- The Old Clam House -- Original Joe's -- The Original Tommy's Joynt -- Piedmont Boutique -- Pied Piper Bar and Grill -- Pier 23 Cafe -- Red's Java House -- The Roosevelt Tamale Parlor -- Sam Jordan's Bar -- Sam's Grill -- Schroeder's -- Scoma's -- Sears Fine Food -- Shreve & Co. -- Swan Oyster Depot -- Tadich Grill -- Tommaso's Italian Restaurant -- Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar -- Top of the Mark -- Tosca Cafe -- Twin Peaks Tavern -- Vesuvio -- Wilkes Bashford.
Summary A guide to all of the city's timeless classic spots that take you back in time. The book spotlights the charming stories that tell you what each place is like now and how it got that way. It includes indexes that let you choose the places you want to visit by neighborhood, by category, and -- naturally -- by era. Discovering Vintage San Francisco takes you to classic restaurants, shops, and other establishments that still thrive today and evoke the unique character of the city. -- Publisher's description.
Subject Restaurants -- California -- San Francisco -- Directories.
Stores, Retail -- California -- San Francisco -- Directories.
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Description and travel.
ISBN 9781493012640 (pbk.)
1493012649 (pbk.)
9781493014026 (e-book)

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