This is part of why the City ranks first on the 2017 edition of Forbes list of America’s Coolest Cities…
From Mission Street’s taquerias to fine dining establishments chock-full of the region’s celebrated produce, the San Francisco metropolitan area boasts a higher ratio of local-to-chain restaurants than almost any other city in the nation. The region is also home to world-class museums (SFMOMA), sports teams (Golden State Warriors), and good hiking with stunning views. Reliable mass transit and a strong biking culture means San Franciscans and visitors enjoy easy access to it all.
“San Francisco is crushing it,” says Bert Sperling, founder of Sperling’s Best Places, Forbes’ partner on this semi-annual list. “It is very tough to deny that looking at what the readers and users have said they are looking for seems to be San Francisco.”
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