San Francisco: Field Guide

By Wildsam

A global outpost for dreamers, this city’s western spirit runs deep, a pull that’s experiencing new challenges with soaring rent prices and a changing cultural dynamic.

"San Francisco has always hosted those who would defy gravity. The Gold Rush was that. The Beats were that. The Summer of Love was that. The dot-commers were that. Unbound to the earth, the Ginsburgs and Twains and Joplins and Keseys and Milks floated up into lives inconceivable elsewhere." -CHRIS COLIN

LOCAL STORIES, TRAVEL INTEL AND MODERN LORE, INCLUDING:

  • Master Baker Chad Robertson on his craft

  • A timeline of Bay Area technology

  • Where famous chefs love to eat

  • Why the Golden Gate Bridge is red

  • A secret bike path to avoid those hills

  • Inspiring words from Harvey Milk

  • A map of the city’s best vistas

  • Words from Mark Twain and Jack London

  • The one burrito to try in the mission

  • A simple explanation to the fog

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