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Bi-Rite Market, located in the Mission District, is a gourmet lover's paradise. The market features a wealth of organic and locally-produced cheeses, baked goods, meat, poultry, fish and produce. They also have an outstanding counter of prepared foods which change daily - the pork belly spaghetti and short ribs & polenta are recommended. If you're in the area, be sure to stop by nearby Bi-Rite Creamery for a tasty ice cream treat (you can find pints of their famous ice cream in the market freezer section too).
The Ferry Building Marketplace is a must-see for San Francisco visitors. This multi-million dollar development has an abundance of activities for the entire family. This marvelous building was designed by renowned architect Arthur Page Brown in Beaux Arts Style. Similar to that of the iconic Giralda Bell Tower in Seville, the clock tower of this building is a popular landmark and call be seen from afar. Take a tour of the historic Ferry Building, browse through antique shops, enjoy a view by the bay and a bowl of chowder at Ferry Plaza Seafood or buy organic produce at the Farmer's Market. Enjoy the sights and sounds of what makes the Ferry Building one of the Bay's most popular destinations for entertainment, food, and fun.
Every Tuesday and Saturday, you have the rare opportunity to buy some of the country's best produce in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Head down to the foot of Market Street and buy seasonal produce, fresh farm goods and specialty foods direct from local merchants at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. You will find flowers, fruits and seasonal items like asparagus, daffodils, strawberries, fresh greens, cherries, herbs and more.
Local merchants and farmers offer fresh fruits and vegetables at reasonable prices at the Alemany Farmers' Market, San Francisco's oldest farmers market. It offers a variety of fresh-picked goods, whatever is in season, from asparagus, peas, lettuce, Brussels sprouts and leeks to strawberries, pumpkins, tomatoes, oranges and apples. Among the other staples you can find include fresh-cut flowers, herbs, eggs, breads, and more. You'll get a better deal here than in the supermarkets, and you'll get a bird's eye view of the local flavor.