Destinations

San Francisco here we come

Follow photographer Andrew Taylor on a visual escape through the City by the Bay’s timeless neighbourhoods.

[↑] Straddling the Golden Gate Strait, the art deco suspension bridge links San Francisco with Marin County to the north. The colour of International Orange was used so that the bridge is highly visible to ships when it is shrouded in fog.

[↑] A classic shrimp roll at the Tartine Manufactory in the Mission District. Baker and co-founder Chad Robertson spent years experimenting with traditional baking techniques to achieve his vision.

[↑] The San Francisco skyline from Coit Tower. The high-rise buildings house notable tech companies like Uber, Twitter, and Salesforce.

[↑] Lomo Saltado, a food truck favourite with downtown office workers. The stir-fry dish is commonly referred to as chifa cuisine (Peruvian-Chinese).

[↑] The sea lions of Pier 39 are quite the sight. Numbers fluctuate, but typically there are hundreds lounging around from late July to mid-May.

[↑] A classic San Francisco dish, clam chowder served in a sourdough bread bowl at Boudin at the Wharf – their flagship location near Pier 39.

[↑] San Francisco’s cable cars are the last manually operated cable car system in the world. The iconic cable cars offer a fun way to travel up and down the steep hills of San Francisco. For the best views, sit on the side that faces the bay.

Photos Andrew Taylor

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