What’s Featured on ‘The Layover: San Francisco’

Missed the Monday night premiere of The Layover: San Francisco? Attempting to avoid the category of cursed foodie bloggers that Anthony Bourdain (lovingly, I’m sure) refers to in the episode, I’ll go with a simple list of the eateries he visits and mentions in the episode.

Places Bourdain Visits in The Layover: San Francisco

Swan Oyster Depot: Fish Market & Oyster Bar, Nob Hill

To Hyang: Korean Restaurant, Inner Richmond

Tonga Room: Hawaiian Restaurant & Bar, Nob Hill

Toronado: Bar, Lower Haight

Rice Paper Scissors: Vietnamese Pop-Up, All Over

Li Po Lounge: Dive Bar, Chinatown

Comstock Saloon:  Bar and Lounge, Chinatown

Mr. Bing’s: Dive Bar, Chinatown

Sam’s: Burgers and Pizza, North Beach

Chaac Mool: Yucatan Food Truck, All Over (Dolores Park etc.)

Molinari Delicatessen:  Delicatessen, North Beach

Places Bourdain Mentions in The Layover: San Francisco

Blue Bottle Coffee: Coffee, Ferry Building etc.

House of Prime Rib: Steak and Ribs, Nob Hill

King of Noodles: Chinese Restaurant, Inner Sunset

Off the Grid:  Food Truck Meet-Up, Fort Mason etc.

The Alembic: American Restaurant and Bar, Upper Haight

Mission Chinese Food: Chinese Pop-Up, Mission

La Folie:  Nob Hill, French

Bender’s Bar: Bar and Grill, Mission

Yuet Lee: Chinese Restaurant, North Beach

Lucero’s Bacon Hot Dogs: Bacon Hot Dog Stand, Mission

Boccalone: Meat Shop, Ferry Building

Rosamunde: Sausages, Mission and Lower Haight

El Huarache Loco: Mexican Food Truck, All Over

Video: Tony runs through the best places to grab a bite in San Francisco.



Check out the pictures from Anthony Bourdain’s visit to San Francisco on TravelChannel.com.



Image from Travel Channel.


  1. Hipster bar girl: “Have your money ready” seconds later “don’t wave your money at us, we don’t like that”!

    Well F you!

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  3. You forgot to list house of prime rib. He mentioned that too.

  4. And the House of Prime Rib!

  5. Don’t forget Toronado!

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