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North Beach Restaurant

North Beach Restaurant

All the neighborhoods have them . . . little, local, restaurants that have been around for a long time, are frequented by regulars, and that make solid, consistent food.   In North Beach, a few blocks off from Washington Square, Tratoria Contadina is one of those restaurants.

Picture-a-Day: 10 Jan. 2018 San Francisco Skyline at Sunset

Picture-a-Day: 10 Jan. 2018 San Francisco Skyline at Sunset

More goodness from the sunsets in San Francisco. The iconic Transamerica Building sits front and center, while the nearly-completed SalesForce Tower is off to the right.  The skies were a little darker than normal because of the tail-end of a 3-day storm.  The sunset washing the West side of the buildings in that  glowing lightRead more about Picture-a-Day: 10 Jan. 2018 San Francisco Skyline at Sunset[…]

Picture-a-Day: 13 Dec. 2017 Saints Peter and Paul Church in North Beach

Picture-a-Day: 13 Dec. 2017 Saints Peter and Paul Church in North Beach

This is the Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco.  The view is from Washington Park. Apparently, Joe Dimaggio and Marilyn Monroe took their wedding pictures on the steps of this church (he was a local, North Beach boy).  They got married around the corner at another church,Read more about Picture-a-Day: 13 Dec. 2017 Saints Peter and Paul Church in North Beach[…]