My name is Lisa Rogovin and I created Edible Excursions, a San Francisco award-winning walking food tour company, 15 years ago. I'm passionate about people, history and our amazingly diverse region and how it's had a sweeping effect on the global food movement. I got my start while working for Gourmet Magazine (RIP) taking guests of the Four Seasons Hotel into SF neighborhoods to eat. My tour…
Lisa or Alice's three-hour tour is filled with culinary gems. Many locals have yet to uncover the hidden restaurants, ethnic markets, and mom-and-pop food businesses that make this district so special. * First you'll meet your host in Peace Plaza and sign a liability waiver - get the boring stuff out of the way. * Then you'll hear all about the history of one of only three remaining Japantowns in…
This is a full meal replacement. You will be eating for three hours and should come hungry. Eat a light breakfast.
A bottle of water, layers and comfortable walking shoes (although the walking isn't more than 1 and a half miles total on flat terrain).
* You'll raise your latte game with a sweet potato latte from YakiniQ Café, Slurping is encouraged when you taste the ramen at Ramen Yamadaya, Savory salads and udon from the only independent Japanese specialty market in Jtown, One of three handmade mochi makers left in the country and you'll try the freshest from Benkyodo, Best rice balls in town wrapped with salmon and toasted seaweed, and a cup of green tea, Okonomiyaki, a Japanese frittata