Long before the region became know for the gold rush of the 1850’s, the California Poppy, as it is now known, painted the countryside in metallic hues.
To this day it’s not uncommon to find obsidian arrowheads while hiking in the undisturbed parks of the northwest region of the US.
At a whopping $6 a pop in 1849 (about $200 today), the Hangtown Fry quickly became a symbol of wealth among the gold miners.
Mustangs, as a term, simply refers to a horse of mixed breeding, but over the years they have become iconic symbols of the American West.
Since perfecting the recipe, the Buena Vista in San Francisco has served up an average of 2,000 cups of Irish Coffee EVERY DAY.
A Northern California tradition dating back to San Francisco’s gold mining days, dim sum is a local experience definitely not to be missed.