After 2 hours of history learning and walking about in the cold, we were craving for hot food the moment we stepped off the ferry from Alcatraz. Walking past several piers we finally arrived at the Ferry Building on Pier 1. Inside the building was a long stretch of shops selling mostly food; mostly take out stalls, souvenir stores and occasional home decor.
Theres a farmers market on Tues-Thurs lining the outside of the building.
The other thing I wanted to try was the icecream from Humphry Slowcombe but didn’t get the chance to, they had some interesting flavours!
A quick google search gave us an idea what kind of cuisine we’ll find there, the one thing that stood out to us was grilled cheese from Cowgirl Sidekick. There were two stores, the creamery which mostly sold cheeses and next door was ‘Side Kick’, that sold sandwiches which of course contained cheese.
We got the grilled cheese special of the day: Green onion wagon wheel and reading raclette melted on toast (US$7.95) paired with a bowl of old fashion tomato soup (US$4.75). That was the best grilled cheese I’ve had to date, who doesn’t like the taste of melty goeey cheese?? I’ve never been a big fan of tomato soup either until that day, dipping grilled cheese into it is the best thing ever! Definitely something I’ll be craving this winter!
Across the road from the Ferry Building were stalls selling handmade goods, artworks, souvenirs etc.
We made our way towards Downtown San Francisco from here, coming up in the next post! 🙂