An unbeatable combination of literate writing and superb color photography make this a very special reference. -- Travel and Leisure
Created by local writers and photographers, Compass American Guides are the ultimate insider's guides, providing in-depth coverage of the history, culture, and character of America's most spectacular destinations. Covering everything there is to see and do as well as choice lodging and dining, these gorgeous full-color guides are perfect for new and longtime residents as well as vacationers who want a deep understanding of the region they're visiting.
Spectacular images by two of America's leading photographers.
Lively text with historical insights and interesting anecdotes.
Literary extracts by famous San Franciscans, from Mark Twain to Allen Ginsberg.
Knowledgeable reviews of San Francisco's acclaimed restaurants, from neighborhood bistros to temples.
of haute California cuisine
Illustrated guide to the city's hotels, from the grand and historic to the newest chic offerings.
Day trips to the Wine Country, with maps to the wineries.
Detailed maps to every section of the city.