tourism

17 Nov 2021

SF Chinatown Showgirl Cynthia ‘Empress’ Yee Is A Living Legend

“I think people come to Chinatown because they expect a Disneyland atmosphere,” Cynthia Yee says. “When they see it’s just a neighborhood, a community with restaurants and daily life, they wonder.” Yee is a tour guide with the award-winning Chinatown Magic Tours, but she was once herself at the center of

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 1
25 May 2021

Breed’s ‘Downtown Recovery Plan’ Throws $7.5 Million at Community Ambassadors Program

Mayor London Breed announced plans Tuesday to allocate $9.5 million in her upcoming budget proposal for what she calls the Downtown Recovery Plan.   The vast majority of the funds — $7.5 million — would be slated for expansion of the Community Ambassadors Program. The remaining $2 million would be evenly

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
06 Jun 2017

The Best of San Francisco Tourism on the Cheap

Screw the played out stuff, here is what you really want to do in San Francisco

Heather Robinson - Artisanal Trouble Maker 1
20 Nov 2016

On the Hunt for Oaxaca’s Seven Different Types of Mole Sauce

“Latin women dig me. They really do. Like that woman the other day who gazed at me and said ‘you’ve got more eyes than a pineapple.’” That’s a brazen, almost pontificatory, snippet of notes from my recent trip south of the border. I wasn’t sure if they’d get published necessarily. They

Dan Nazarian - Uninformed Informant 2
18 Aug 2016

The Future of Marijuana Tourism in San Francisco

This post is brought to you by the fine folks at Medithrive, a medical cannabis dispensary we recommend. Their new storefront at 1933 Mission St is dope, and so are their products

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 0
20 Apr 2011

Tourist or Not: Twin Peaks is the Spot

Whether you live in San Francisco or are just visiting, Twin Peaks is always a great FREE way to get a different perspective of the city. Watch the fog roll in from Ocean Beach over the compact maze of Victorian houses, apartment buildings, parks and sky scrapers. The view is

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 0
04 May 2010

Boozy Tourism: The St. George Distillery

Entertaining out-of-town family and friends without annihilating their wallets is kind of tough in San Francisco, namely because everything everyone always wants to see is an overpriced tourist trap. The trick is to find something similar, that is usually a lot cooler and either cheaper or free. Screw the Napa

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 0