Venue Details

29 Star Starred
Ferry Building
One Ferry Building San Francisco, CA 94111
415-983-8000
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Member Tips

Goldstar Member
Jacket and comfy shoes
info Jul 22 2010 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
There is a lot somewhere that validates at the farmer's market - not sure where though!
info Jul 22 2010 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Better for out-of-towners - a bit of history, who's who and local info.
info Jul 22 2010 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
All shop tastings were good!
info Jul 22 2010 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Partially outside so dress accordingly
info Apr 27 2011 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Wine at 11 am was a wee bit early for me but still good.
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Reviews & Ratings

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3.8 average rating
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11 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 20 2010

I thought the tour was interesting but not what I expected. I was hoping for more about cooking, food pairing, and useful food tips. There was a lot of tasting at the... continued

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36 reviews
36 stars
attended Sep 04 2010

i didn't know about a 10 per cent discount. finding the tour was difficult. she did not have a geen bag as advertsed.

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11 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 27 2011

Very informative and fun outing. Foods and their history was interesting and delicious. Vendors were friendly and knowledgeable. Guide was gracious, knowledgeable and... continued

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Website

http://www.edibleexcursions.net

Quotes & Highlights

“Lisa Rogovin of [Edible Excursions] has built a mini empire of touring Bay Area foodie hotspots.” —SFWeekly.com
“Lisa’s the new name in town for custom culinary excursions in and around California’s San Francisco Bay.” —_Incentive___ __
Read news articles about Edible Excursions as well as testimonials from former participants at their Buzz page.

Description

The San Francisco Ferry Building Marketplace Farmers Market Tour includes local, seasonal tastes from artisans and farmers. Local epicurean concierges lead food lovers into the heart of of the Bay Area food scene for a culinary exploration that has San Franciscans buzzing about their city’s famous landmark in a whole new way. Witness for yourself the abundance and variety of fresh, organic products available for your enjoyment at the Marketplace and to take home. Please wear comfortable shoes.

Flavor experiences may include:

- Celebrity chef Chris Cosentino’s house cured fennel salame and freshly made mortadella at Boccalone Salumeria

- Decadent artisanal chocolates from Recchiuti Confections and Scharffen Berger where guests learn the difference between chocolatier and chocolate maker

- Award winning, organic cheese from Cowgirl Creamery

- Freshly baked Frog Hollow Farm tartlets made with seasonal fruits and vegetables grown on their farm in Brentwood, California

- Pickled vegetables from Happy Girl Kitchen Co. award-winning kitchen

- The best French macarons in California from Miette Patisserie

- Acme Bread Company deliciously sweet and sour breads which so many local chefs prefer

Outside at the Farmer’s Market, your Epicurean Concierge will introduce you to specialty producers and tastes of their most luscious seasonal wares – fruits, pickles, preserves and chutneys, and savory pastries.

(Tour stops are subject to change based on availability.)

About the Ticket Supplier: Edible Excursions

Edible Excursions offers intimate culinary walking tours in San Francisco, Berkeley, and West Marin for individuals and groups looking to go behind-the-scenes with a local expert for a taste of the remarkable food culture that exists in these regions. If you're looking for an authentic Bay Area food experience and not clam chowder in a sourdough bowl at Fisherman's Wharf, but don't have the time or resources to put it together, Edible Excursions will create the quintessential Bay Area food experience for you!