Chowhound's Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area

Chowhound's Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area

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ISBN-13: 9780143034414
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/28/2005
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.23(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Jim Leff, cofounder and CEO of Chowhound, Inc., has written for Newsday, Slate, Wine & Spirits, The New York Times, Time Out New York, and other publications. He is also a regular contributor to The Next Big Thing on NPR.

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Chowhound's Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Chowhound's Guide is a tremendous resource for everything from upscale to hole-in-the-wall restaurants but the focus is on GOOD FOOD! The book covers almost 1,000 food establishments in the San Francisco Bay Area from restaurants covering dozens of cuisines to many entries in the following categories: * Taco Trucks/Street Carts * Bakeries * Farmers Markets * Ice Cream Shops * Cheese Shops * Wine Shops & Wineries The layout of the book at first appears to be a little chaotic but you quickly get used to it. The book is distilled from the gargantuan web site - CHOWHOUND.COM. But this book has one of the best indexes for finding what you want - the index alone is nearly 100 pages. It's much hipper and more up to date than Zagat's! In addition to being an excellent restaurant guide - it's a great read!