Tango Diva : Travel Stories for Women, by Women

June 24th, 2010
San Francisco: North Beach Pizza Lovers Tour with GraceAnn Walden

They best way to a city’s heart is through its food! Explore one of San Francisco’s famous districts with this fun – and delicious – North  Beach tour this SATURDAY June 26.


North Beach Pizza Lovers Tour includes:

  • Italian immigrant history and a visit to the Italian Cathedral.
  • Behind the scenes in an almost 100-year-old focaccia bakery and taste of focaccia.
  • Visit to a 70-year-old Italian butcher shop – tastes of Parmigiano-Reggiano, Sicilian sausages, imported olive oil.
  • Italian cookies and coffee at Victory Bakery.
  • A visit to the Shrine and Chapel of St. Francis.
  • A look at the beautiful ceramics at Biordi Art Imports.
  • Lunch at Champion pizzaola Tony Gemignani’s restaurant:

Take a look at the menu Italiano you will be feasting on:

  • Meatballs
  • Green beans with garlic
  • Green salad with Gorgonzola and walnuts
  • Margarita pizza
  • Original garlic/tomato pizza or Clam pizza
  • Cal-Ital pizza with proscuitto, 3 cheeses and fig jam (Tony’s winning creation on the Food Network’s Pizza Challenge.)
  • soft drinks

Price: $80


We meet across from Sts. Peter & Paul, on Filbert, between Stockton & Columbus.

OTHER DATES: 7/3 and 7/10, 7/31

***Let us know how your experience goes! We love hearing from our readers.

Other SF tours:

Mission Tour with Murals 7/17  11am-4pm   $80
Next Evening Chinatown and Banquet 8/22  4pm-9pm $80

Reservations a Must.

GraceAnn Walden
(415) 302-5898

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