Discovering Vintage San Francisco

A Guide to the City’s Timeless Eateries, Bars, Shops & More

Book Description

Discovering Vintage San Francisco is a guide to all of the city’s timeless classic spots that take you back in time. The book spotlights the charming stories that tell you what each place is like now and how it got that way. It includes indexes that let you choose the places you want to visit by neighborhood, by category, and—naturally—by era. Discovering Vintage San Francisco takes you to classic restaurants, shops, and other establishments that still thrive today and evoke the unique character of the city. They’re all still around—but they won’t be around forever. Start reading, and start your discovering now!

About Borrman, Laura

California native Laura Smith Borrman is writer, editor, lover of food and drink and the story behind the thing, especially when those things are old. She has worked in many industries, including in bakeries, culinary travel, public radio, research and the corporate world, and loves sharing people’s stories. She’s also now a mother of two, and lives with her husband and children in urban Oakland. This is her second book. Read her blog at