Friday, May 11, 2012

San Francisco

We actually went to two different places and San Francisco was the first.  That is where we honeymooned (and then we drove down the coast some too) and we thought it would be fun to re-visit.  

After getting off the BART at the Embarcadero we started off with a tour of the Ferry Building.  So many foods, so little time.  

We ended up eating here at the Cowgirl Creamery - this time the creamery really was all about milk unlike here - a cheese plate with honey and almonds, crackers and apples with cranberry chutney was washed down with a caramel milk while sitting at the counter.  

We walked down the waterfront where we saw this "little" fella.

Here's his belly is closer up.  Pretty cool, huh?!

There were gorgeous poppies in bloom which always remind me of my Poppy.  

Then we began to climb up Hyde Street.  You'd think we'd have learned our lesson when we did that on our honeymoon.  

Can you say steep?!  

But there are neat things to see along the way like this door and of course the crookedest street in the world (which I apparently didn't take a photo of).  

Signs along our walk

We went to Chronicle Books which was fun (also no picture) and of course people watched.  One guy was ranting about how those new "plastic" cups made of corn are ruining the world - of course not as fast as plastic he said, but still he seemed quite distraught about it.  

We took the cable car back down the hill and spotted familiar places from our honeymoon. 

We got to end the evening with a fantastic meal at Pinnochio's.  We have been talking about the polenta bolognese appetizer there for over three years.  It was nice to be back.  



BR said...

AAAaaahhhh! What an amazing blog post and trip! Great to see what you are up to! You are such a prolific blogger - I have much to aspire to!
Love you!!

Kelli said...

So fun! San Francisco is our FAVORITE town!

Karen Gibson said...

What fun to get a peak at your San Francisco trip.

Jessica said...

Your trip is sounding so awesome!! I have never been to Chronicle books but I bet it was an amazing stop!! Love the poppies. You are totally bringing me back!:)