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.
The term “California Bungalow” was developed to describe a version Craftsman Style architecture that emerged in Northern California from 1890 to 1920.
These days the Barbary Coast is tourist central, complete with a self-guided walking tour, marked by 180 bronze medallions in the sidewalks of the city.