CultureShock! San Francisco. A Survival Guide to Customs and by Frances Gendlin
By Frances Gendlin
CultureShock! San Francisco presents first-hand suggestion that would speedy assist you believe at domestic within the urban by way of the Bay. you are going to come to grasp the city's eclectic and tenacious spirit, and you may comprehend its overpowering appeal. The breathtaking Golden Gate Bridge suspended over the bay, the cable vehicles that triumph over steep hills, the sun-basking sea lions and the painted women of San Francisco—all will circulate from mind's eye to truth, the following. but practicality ideas! enable this consultant express you the neighbourhoods, the eating places, and possibilities for cultural enrichment. permit it assist you throughout the demanding situations any newcomer encounters, from discovering an inexpensive domestic to picking a faculty in your youngsters. And most significantly, enable it propose you the way to slot in with that various collection of locals who jointly make San Francisco actually specified.
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You look to see what the men are eating. Are those chicken feet? And what is that meat in brownish sauce? The guy next to you is shoveling it in, so it must be good. You’ve heard about authentic Chinese food in San Francisco. It looks like you’ve come to the right place. So when the waiter halts just briefly in front of you, although you had been thinking of that delicious-looking duck, you point to what your neighbor is having. And instead of tea, which all the others are drinking, you take a chance and order a Diet Coke.
After the 1906 “big one” destroyed some 25,000 buildings in the eastern part of the city, a modern, well-planned city rose from the ashes, today’s downtown districts. And after the 1989 Loma Prieta quake damaged the freeway that hid the city’s waterfront, San Franciscans—who had always wished the eyesore would somehow just go away—voted to demolish it and to refurbish the three-mile strip, reclaiming it beautifully for their own. Now the Ferry Building and clock tower that withstood both “big ones” are visible at the foot of Market Street and can once again be a symbol of city pride.
Marsha Felton, Diane Johnson and John Murray, Mary Duncan, Jim Iwersen, and Joy Eckel also made the task easier, so I thank them, as well. With so much varied and detailed information, all guide books, no matter how current, suffer from suddenly outdated information or an error or two. So, regardless of all our efforts, there may be a mistake here and there concerning a business that has suddenly disappeared or a neighborhood that has changed perhaps almost overnight. If there are any such errors, they are, of course, mine alone.