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SOL Magazine - Food and Song

Written on 12/14/2023
LisN Magazine

Have you ever wanted to eat where a song was inspired by? Here is a list that will feed your mind, and belly:

Location: Golden Gate Park
Food Location: The Mill (for artisanal toast)
"Lights" by Journey

Location: Bay Bridge
Food Location: Swan Oyster Depot (for fresh seafood)
"I Left My Heart in San Francisco" by Tony Bennett

Location: Nob Hill
Food Location: House of Prime Rib (for classic prime rib)
"California Love" by 2Pac featuring Dr. Dre

Location: Oakland
Food Location: Bakesale Betty (for fried chicken sandwiches)
"Hotel California" by Eagles

Location: Hotel California (fictional)
Food Location: In-N-Out Burger (for classic burgers)
"Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay" by Otis Redding

Location: The Wharf
Food Location: Hog Island Oyster Co. (for oysters)
"Big Yellow Taxi" by Joni Mitchell

Location: Parking Lot (symbolic)
Food Location: Burma Superstar (for Burmese cuisine)
"Fast Car" by Tracy Chapman

Location: Downtown
Food Location: Swan Market (for Portuguese dishes)
"My City of Ruins" by Bruce Springsteen

Location: Embarcadero
Food Location: La Mar Cebichería Peruana (for Peruvian cuisine)
"Billionaire" by Travie McCoy featuring Bruno Mars

Location: Silicon Valley
Food Location: The French Laundry (for fine dining)
"Everyday People" by Sly & the Family Stone

Location: Haight-Ashbury
Food Location: The Alembic (for craft cocktails and bites)
"Bay Area (Say-Say)" by The Luniz

Location: The Bay Area (general)
Food Location: Little Skillet (for soul food)
"Welcome to the Jungle" by Guns N' Roses

Location: Hollywood
Food Location: Pink's Hot Dogs (for iconic hot dogs)
"St. Elsewhere" by Gnarls Barkley

Location: Elsewhere (metaphorical)
Food Location: Zazie (for brunch)
"Streets of San Francisco" by Charles Fox

Location: The Streets of San Francisco (general)
Food Location: Tartine Bakery & Cafe (for pastries and coffee)

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