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    Ferry Building and Plaza Food Tour

    Awaken your senses and tickle your taste buds on this culinary journey through San Francisco's famous Ferry Building! Sample San Francisco's bounty of local, seasonally grown food products including meats, cheeses, breads and chocolates, on this two-hour tour that will delight foodies of all ages. You will meet your personal epicurean concierge in front of the Ferry Building Marketplace, which houses some of the most well-known food purveyors in San Francisco. The Ferry Building and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market are staples for the city's most talked-about chefs, and you will be guided through the market place to experience San Francisco as a local! You'll taste organic cheeses from Cowgirl Creamery, sample sourdough bread from ACME Bread Company, nibble on freshly made mortadella and enjoy the delicious house cured fennel salami produced by celebrity chef Chris Cosentino. Try fresh-baked fruit and vegetable tartlets from Frog Hollow Farm in nearby Brentwood, enjoy pickled vegetables from Happy Girl Kitchen; try the French macaroons from Miette Patisserie; and compare chocolates from Recchiuti Confections and Scharffen Berger. All tastings are included on this great-value tour, so be sure to work up an appetite! It's a mouthwatering excursion to culinary Utopia!
    Ferry Building and Plaza Food Tour

    1 Sausalito - San Francisco Ferry Bldg, San Francisco

    • Experience San Francisco's historic Ferry Building and Ferry Plaza Marketplace on a guided tour
    • Sample treats, meats, cheeses, breads and chocolates from local food purveyors and artisans
    • Get insider tips from knowledgeable locals and fellow foodies like yourself
    • Discover the quality and cultural diversity of San Francisco's artisanal food community
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    Ferry Building and Alcatraz Tour

    Meet your personal epicurean concierge (aka guide) in front of the historic Ferry Building Marketplace. It's a San Francisco landmark with its iconic 245-foot (75-m) clock tower. Built in the late 1800s, the ferry terminal was renovated in 2003, transforming the concourse into the foodie haven that it is today. Local food purveyors and artisans peddle their wares inside and outside the building -- one-stop shopping for anyone looking to experience a taste of San Francisco.

    Learn more about the San Francisco Bay Area's tastemakers as you nibble on Cowgirl Creamery's award-winning cheese, Boccalone's house-cured fennel salame and freshly made mortadella, Acme Bread's fresh loaves, and Miette Patisserie's delicate French macarons. Want more? Indulge in a cup of chili from the American Eatery and satisfy your sweet tooth with handmade chocolates from Recchiuti. If you're visiting during one of the weekly farmers' markets, don't be surprised if your guide points out some of the city's revered chefs shopping for fresh produce to include on their menus.

    After you satiate your appetite, you'll receive your ferry tickets and directions to Pier 33 for the next portion of your tour. Take a stroll along the Embarcadero to Pier 33 where you'll hop on the ferry for a scenic ride to Alcatraz. Explore the island at your leisure with the award-winning Cellhouse audio walking tour to discover hidden secrets and fascinating stories of the world's most notorious prison. Ferries depart the island frequently to provide maximum flexibility for your time on Alcatraz.
    Ferry Building and Alcatraz Tour

    1 Sausalito - San Francisco Ferry Bldg, San Francisco

    • Experience the historic Ferry Building Marketplace and Alcatraz prison on a combined tour
    • Be led by a personal guide and sample treats from local food purveyors and artisans
    • Enjoy a stroll along the Embarcadero, and a scenic ferry ride to Alcatraz Island
    • Take an audio walking tour of Alcatraz and hear live recordings and chilling accounts from former prisoners
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    Paint & Sip

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    Put on your finest beret, your favorite smock, and prepare your paints and palate -- Or throw on a pair of dirty jeans and just show up. Grab a complimentary glass of wine and follow along with your instructor as you recreate a masterpiece stroke-by-stroke. The reproduction will be of such a high quality you could send it off to the Louvre and they would be like, "Mon Dieu! How did we not notice this was missing!" Ok, probably not -- But this is a great way to get in some creative time, while also picking up some painting fundamentals. By the end of the night you will have created a thing of beauty, a real work of art. Who knows how it will look in the morning . . . Bottoms (and brushes!) up!
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    Paint & Sip

    1888 S Norfolk St, San Mateo

    • Paint your very own masterpiece with the help of an experienced instructor
    • Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine to get the creative juices flowing
    • Learn to express your creative side in a fun and relaxed environment
    • Hang with your friends and make something to hang up at your apartment (maybe)
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    Redwoods & Wine Country Tour

    Some things just pair naturally with wine -- cheese, certain foods, good movies, and...giant Redwood Trees?! Believe it or not, they go together perfectly on this awesome tour! You'll enjoy starting with an early-morning drive through some of San Francisco's unique neighborhoods and over the Golden Gate Bridge as you make your way to Muir Woods. When you arrive at the Woods, you'll spend an hour walking in the shadows of towering, ancient Redwoods and a variety of other naturally beautiful plants and animals. After, you'll make your way north to California's gorgeous Wine Country, where you'll spend the rest of your day visiting 3 unique and stunning local wineries -- and of course tasting a variety of wines at each one! On your way back to San Francisco, you'll stop at a photogenic bluff overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge for a chance to take some incredible pictures. You'll sleep like a baby after such a jam packed day...and so many wine tastings! During your tour, you will be able to enjoy free wifi available on your bus or van!
    Redwoods & Wine Country Tour

    928 Harrison St, San Francisco

    • Spend the day exploring the natural scenery and winemaking culture of California with round-trip bus transportation, friendly guides, and individual exploration time
    • Walk in the shadows of some of the oldest trees in the world during a relaxing, hour-long visit to see Sequoia Redwood trees.
    • Try out delicious wines while touring the grounds of some of California's most beautiful, boutique wineries
    • Take amazing photographs of the Redwoods, the wineries, and other major sights that will wow your friends and family
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    North Beach Evening Food and Wine Tour

    Go behind the scenes of North Beach's food scene on this insider food and wine walking tour. Your expert guide will lead you on an easy evening walk to popular and hidden spots that only locals know about to enjoy hearty food tastings paired with wine. Sample cheese, Bolivian beef, wood-fired pizza, delicate handmade cannoli and gourmet sweets. You'll meet the owners, learn local tips, and hear stories about this neighborhood's interesting history, from the Gold Rush to the Prohibition era to today. Meet in the Jackson Square neighborhood "a 10-minute walk from Downtown San Francisco" in the late afternoon to start your walking tour. Come hungry, as you'll be getting lots of food and wine tastings on this 3-hour tour, which follows a flat, easy route.
    Following your expert local guide, delve behind the scenes of Little Italy's food and restaurant scene, hearing fascinating historical facts and stories along the way, like how this neighborhood was once part of the Barbary Coast, San Francisco's red-light district in the 1800's during the California Gold Rush. You'll also visit hidden Prohibition-era tunnels where booze was smuggled into the city.
    Though you'll learn a lot of interesting history, this tour is about the food. Enjoy a wine and cheese pairing at a trendy wine bar, your glass will be poured directly from the barrel. Then, indulge in an Italian wood-fired pizza made in the oldest pizza oven on the West Coast; built in 1935, this treasured tool was copied by Wolfgang Puck at Spago and Alice Waters at Chez Panisse. Pair your slice with a glass of private-label Syrah.
    Snack on contemporary kale chips and dive into Bolivian beef at Pea Pachamama. This space once housed a restaurant and speakeasy called Amelio's, known by locals as a historic San Francisco institution that hosted Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe's wedding dinner.
    Pop into a gourmet boutique shop for a sweet-and-savory treat such as artisan agave caramel drizzled over popcorn -- yum! Top your culinary journey off with a visit to a historic Italian bookshop-turned-cafe, where you'll fill your own delicate cannoli with an Italian cannoli maker.
    You'll find that all these tastings add up to a satisfying meal. Your tour ends in the evening a few blocks from your original departure point, where you're free to continue exploring this fabulous San Francisco neighborhood bustling with vibrant nightlife.
    North Beach Evening Food and Wine Tour

    Jackson Square, San Francisco

    • Go behind the scenes of North Beach's food scene on this insider food and wine walking tour
    • Discover popular, hidden spots that only locals know about to enjoy hearty food tastings paired with wine
    • Sample cheese, Bolivian beef, wood-fired pizza, delicate handmade cannoli and gourmet sweets
    • Meet the owners, learn local tips, and hear stories about this neighborhood's interesting history
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    Vineyard Excursion at a Moraga Winery

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    Join the winemaker and grower, for this two hour deep educational visit of a family-owned vineyard in Moraga, Participants will learn how a healthy vineyard is developed, and handcrafted wine processed using green, sustainable practices. Visit includes tour of the Vineyard, Barrel tasting and artisan cheese pairing will complete the class. Comfortable attire is recommended. Don’t miss this unique outdoor excursion for minds and bodies!
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    Vineyard Excursion at a Moraga Winery

    1969 Joseph Dr, Moraga

    • Learn about every step of the winemaking process from the owners at their quaint, family-owned vineyard
    • Get a first hand look at each step from the grape-selection process to processing the final wine in a gorgeous vineyard setting
    • Sample wine and cheese while learning how to most effectively pair them
    • Get a refreshing and reinvigorating experience for your mind and body
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    Nopa-Alamo Square Gourmet Food Tour

    Got a serious taste for culture? And food? Satisfy your sophisticated sensibilities during this 3-hour walking tour of NoPa/Alamo Square! This eclectic neighborhood is home to some of the best food in the city, and you'll find that out firsthand with seven different delicious stops. While destinations can change, the itinerary usually includes a sustainable fish taco with chile sauce and oranges, tamale hand pies with organic yellow corn crust, gourmet focaccia and california cheese, fresh baked whole wheat bread, salted caramel ice cream, an oatmeal raisin cookie (one of the city's best!), and a wine and cheese pairing. As you walk, your guide will also point out trendy galleries, boutique shops, and wine bars that are helping Nopa earn a name as a destination neighborhood. Better bring an appetite!
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    Nopa-Alamo Square Gourmet Food Tour

    Panhandle near President McKinley statue, San Francisco

    • Get to know the Nopa-Alamo Square food scene during a 3-hour walking tour
    • Enjoy a range of tastings as you visit seven different eateries
    • Try fish tacos, fresh-made bread, tamale pies, ice cream, wine, and gourmet cheeses
    • Enjoy entertaining commentary on the neighborhood's history and culture
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    Bagel Making Workshop

    Nothing beats the flavor and aroma of hot-from-the-oven bagels, made with a fermented, wild yeast starter! During this workshop, you'll learn all about maintaining your own wild yeast starter culture and using it to make fabulous bagels that you can boil and bake in less than 30 minutes, perfect for breakfast or brunch anytime. Be sure to arrive hungry, as you'll boil and bake bagels -- sesame, onion, poppy seed or everything -- to enjoy with cream cheese and jam during the class, and even go home with rising bagels, which will be ready to finish boiling and baking the next day at home. Yum!
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    Bagel Making Workshop

    2937 24th St, San Francisco

    • Learn how to make your own deliciously fresh bagels during this baking workshop
    • Partake in a hands-on lesson that covers everything you need to know about using wild-yeast
    • Snack on your own fresh baked creations and enjoy professional instruction
    • Take home the bagels you made during the class which will be ready to boil the next day
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    Ferry Building and Market Food and Wine Tour

    On this guided walking food tour, celebrate the tenacity of a good idea, the abundance of San Francisco's local farm products, and the joy of life as you explore one of San Francisco's loveliest landmarks! On your exploration, uncover the story of its transformation from ferry depot to culinary cornucopia. The selection's inside the iconic Ferry Building seem endless: inside you will sample everything from fine wine, tea, and herbs to local organic produce, cheeses, breads, chocolates and international cuisine as well as local groceries brought in from no more than a mile or two away. Meet chefs at celebrated restaurants that embrace the sustainable philosophy that makes California a leader in food culture. This tour is truly a sumptuous buffet that cannot be missed.
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    Ferry Building and Market Food and Wine Tour

    The Embarcadero, San Francisco

    • Explore the fascinating and resilient history of San Francisco's iconic Ferry Building on a guided tour
    • Sample everything from wine and tea to local organic produce and international cuisine
    • Meet chefs at celebrated restaurants that embrace new and leading sustainable philosophy
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    Oakland's Temescal Tastes

    Do you ever have one of those days where you just want to eat EVERYTHING? Well, good. On this tour, that's what you're supposed to do. Take your tastebuds on a journey as you snack your way through Temescal, Oakland's hippest neighborhood. During this tour you'll chomp on baja-style tacos from Cholita Linda, Kouign-Amann pastry from Starter Bakery, pav sliders and Indian street food at Juhu Beach Club, authentic injera and wot from Abesha Ethiopian, Korean rice bowls from Bowl'd BBQ, and Sacred Wheel's grilled mac 'n' cheese and (extremely hipster) PBR tomato soup. Temescal's artsy, young inhabitants are the taste-makers of America -- and now you can be their taste-tester!
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    Oakland's Temescal Tastes

    5179 Telegraph Ave, Oakland

    • Meander around Temescal, Oakland's "hipster"neighborhood, on a food tour that has been considered "the best Oakland food tour you'll ever take".
    • Nosh on baja-style tacos, grilled mac and cheese, PBR tomato soup, Indian street food, rice bowls, and more!
    • Fill your tummy as you discover the most delicious and innovative eateries in the area
    • Discover foods beyond your comfort zone as you sample unique and delicious snacks
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