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San Francisco’s Southern Side

A closer look at the city's Southern-inspired influences

October/November 2013

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The Golden Gate soars above the bay.

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The Transamerica Pyramid is an iconic landmark in the heart of San Francisco’s Montgomery Financial District.

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Iconic row houses in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood.

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Farmer Brown’s seasonal (spiked) lemonade.

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Crispy cornmeal catfish and all the fixings at Farmer Brown.

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The entrance of Tartine Bakery and Cafe.

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The breakfast rush at Tartine Bakery and Cafe.

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Decadent breakfast selections from Tartine Bakery and Cafe.

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The Huntington Hotel’s elegant Nob Hill exterior.

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Paxton Gate’s lush and exotic interior.

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Courtyard garden oasis at Paxton Gate.

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Louisiana native Justin Simoneaux helms the kitchen at Boxing Room

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Savory combination of collard greens and ham hock at Boxing Room.

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Served Cajun-style, Boxing Room’s boiled peanuts make a satisfying snack.

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Boxing Room’s gator motif carries into the restaurant’s dining room.

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Lowcountry comfort food at the Front Porch.

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The Front Porch’s fried chicken, served family style.

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A varied selection of Taylor Stitch’s custom-fit products.

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Oysters three ways at Hard Water.

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Hard Water’s whiskey library.

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The America’s Cup cocktail, made with Wild Turkey 101 and blackberry liqueur, from Hard Water.

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A hillside view of the Golden Gate Bridge’s impressive span across San Francisco Bay.

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Smoked low and slow, the pulled pork at Memphis Minnie’s tastes as if you just stepped off Beale Street.

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Memphis Minnie’s mascots.

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The de Young Museum’s modern exterior.

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Outdoor dining on a grand scale at the de Young Museum café

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A sweeping panorama from the observation deck at the de Young Museum.

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