Includes an address, phone number, and website for each café.
Café culture has long played an integral role in San Francisco's history and cosmopolitan lifestyle. This delightful guidebook leads travelers and residents alike on a deliciously caffeinated tour of dozens of the best cafés in the city's varied neighborhoods and its surrounding towns. Each listing includes a brief, pithy write-up, giving readers a taste of each spot's unique ambience. Most entries are illustrated with black-and-white photographs that capture the feel and atmosphere of the café. There are also recipes, menus, vignettes, and profiles of local artists, café owners, and, of course, Bay Area coffee-lovers, including Francis Ford Coppola, comedian Will Durst, and former mayor Willie Brown. Organized by neighborhood, the book offers a walking tour of San Francisco's unique charms and its vibrant and growing coffee house scene.