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Photo Tripping with Yahoo Travel: San Francisco

May 6, 2014


EPISODE THREE: Omnivore Books on Food

San Francisco has some of my favorite bookstores in the country.This trip I popped into  Green Apple bookstore, then hopped over to City lights books and made  before I slipped into chef April Bloomfield’s new restaurant  Tosca for a delicious Negroni. As we were chatting, I convinced April to come and help me shop for cookbooks.

WHATOmnivore Books on Food


WHY GO: Omnivore books is a charming independent bookstore that sells new and rare classic books on my favorite topic — food.

WHEN TO GO: Hours: Mon-Sat 11am-6pm, Sun 12-5pm

WHERE: 3885a Cesar Chavez Street · San Francisco, CA, 94131;  Phone: (415) 282 4712

FUN FACT: If you ever wanted to meet the chef of your dreams, Omnivore’s the place. Celia Sack, the owner, has regular readings and signing  events with the world’s most famous chefs.

“Photo Tripping” is a new series from Yahoo Travel, hosted by renowned celebrity photographer Melanie Dunea (author of My Last Supper).  Melanie will take us on a photographic journey with her as she visits America’s top cities, exploring off-the-beaten path spots to experience the best tastes, sounds, and sights the city has to offer.  Going on recommendations of her friends — chefs, celebrities and tastemakers, a couple of whom even come along for the ride — we uncover some truly special places, seen through the lens of a photographer.