Travel Diary to San Francisco

Alcatraz

Alcatraz

My favorite Pizzeria:  Una Pizza Napoletana . They only have six pizza's to choose from so I'd recommend trying each pie. My absolute favorite's were Filetti and Bianca. This is a must eat in SF!

My favorite Pizzeria: Una Pizza Napoletana. They only have six pizza's to choose from so I'd recommend trying each pie. My absolute favorite's were Filetti and Bianca. This is a must eat in SF!

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Source: Una Pizza Napolenta 
Go and get a coffee from here:  Four Barrel Coffee

Go and get a coffee from here: Four Barrel Coffee

Go rent a bike for a day and drive up HWY 1 to enjoy the coastal landscape

Go rent a bike for a day and drive up HWY 1 to enjoy the coastal landscape

Eagle Rider: bike rental joint 

Eagle Rider: bike rental joint 

We got a Harley Davidson Heritage Softtall

We got a Harley Davidson Heritage Softtall

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The beginning of our trip towards Napa but first we made some pit stops.

The beginning of our trip towards Napa but first we made some pit stops.

First stop: Muir Woods to see the magnificent red woods forest.

First stop: Muir Woods to see the magnificent red woods forest.

Second stop was to visit friends at  Hog Island Oyster Company  right off HWY 1

Second stop was to visit friends at Hog Island Oyster Company right off HWY 1

Jess & Anna (Pauliana) 

Jess & Anna (Pauliana) 

I wasn't always a fan of West Coast oysters but I was obviously misguided on what to order. Definitely get an order of the BBQ oysters and pair it with a glass of their Riesling. The sweet and salty go well together. We also ordered some of their local cheese and bread plate. If you can't make it to this location they have a few locations in San Francisco. 

I wasn't always a fan of West Coast oysters but I was obviously misguided on what to order. Definitely get an order of the BBQ oysters and pair it with a glass of their Riesling. The sweet and salty go well together. We also ordered some of their local cheese and bread plate. If you can't make it to this location they have a few locations in San Francisco. 

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Some beautiful flower Anna picked off the road. 

Some beautiful flower Anna picked off the road. 

Third Stop: Napa!

Third Stop: Napa!

We didn't end up getting to see any winery's because we took a longer scenic route to get there but we did get to eat at Napa's finest:  ad hoc . This family style restaurant which started off as a temporary pop up which literally means, "for this purpose," creates a simple idea that's reminiscent of home. ad hoc is opened 5 days a week and offers four courses that change daily. And their wine selection was superb and if you like Pino's I'd recommend the  Vivier .

We didn't end up getting to see any winery's because we took a longer scenic route to get there but we did get to eat at Napa's finest: ad hoc. This family style restaurant which started off as a temporary pop up which literally means, "for this purpose," creates a simple idea that's reminiscent of home. ad hoc is opened 5 days a week and offers four courses that change daily. And their wine selection was superb and if you like Pino's I'd recommend the Vivier.

Driving through the Castro before the wedding ceremony! 

Driving through the Castro before the wedding ceremony! 

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Wedding Day of Sarah and Daniel at Sutro Heights Park overlooking the Pacific. 

Wedding Day of Sarah and Daniel at Sutro Heights Park overlooking the Pacific. 

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Visit   Tartine   and indulge in all things sweet.

Visit Tartine and indulge in all things sweet.

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Check out Off the Grid Picnic at the Presido. There are great local food vendors with lush grassy hills. Be sure to stop by this adorable flower truck and get yourself a flower wreath! 

Check out Off the Grid Picnic at the Presido. There are great local food vendors with lush grassy hills. Be sure to stop by this adorable flower truck and get yourself a flower wreath! 

At Tartine

At Tartine

Even the Seagulls are happy in SF

Even the Seagulls are happy in SF

Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks

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San Francisco is a beautiful city with so much to see and explore. We didn't get to see everything on our list but here is some more places I didn't list but would recommend seeing:

Burbon & Branch: mixology bar

Brendas Soul Food: Kick ass southern cooking, try the shrimp and grits!

Hayes Valley: Super cool street with tons of wonderful shops and food

Chantal Guillon Macarons shop in Hayes Valley

Lavish: cute gift store on Hayes street

Saturday Market at the Ferry Building

Domo Sushi

Underground Ramen

Front Porch: Breakfast joint in the mission

Fish: great seafood restaurant in Sausalito right on the water

Happy Travels!

xo