San Francisco’s Chinatown– 3 DOs and a DON’T!

This is a dynamite tour of San Francisco’s unique Chinatown p bravo!

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For anyone visiting San Francisco for the first time, one of the “must-see” highlights is a trip to Chinatown. After all, San Francisco’s Chinatown is the largest Chinatown outside of Asia. Having lived in the city (and over in East Bay), I’ve found myself playing tour guide to visiting friends many, many times. I’ve since learned that there are a few things you really should do if you visit Chinatown, which I share with visiting friends. There’s also a huge DON’T…but trying to convince your friends not to make a common mistake isn’t easy.

Earlier this week, I had a medical appointment at Stanford University in Palo Alto. My friend Eric from Orange County wanted to make the trip with me, as he had never experienced the tiki bars of the Bay Area — which we did later in the evening. After my appointment, we drove up to San Francisco…

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  1. Fabulous! Some great places, and some not so great. I’ll pass on sharing my food with pigeons. Ha!


  2. Wow — what a really fascinating and enjoyable tour! I have never been and would really like to go now!

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  3. Great reblog since I sometimes go visit my father in law lives in the city.

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  4. Good reblog, John! I enjoyed the tour, and would take his valuable advice.
    Best wishes, Pete.


  5. Enjoyed this tour of Chinatown! Thanks for sharing it. I’ve been a few times before but I can see now I should have explored the alleys!

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