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Fisherman's Wharf

Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf is a popular neighborhood and tourist area in San Francisco, California. The area includes a number of attractions including Ghirardelli Square, Pier 39, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Ripley's Believe It or Not!, Musee Mecanique, many seafood restaurants, and ferry rides to Alcatraz.

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San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf (CA) (Images of America)

By Alessandro Baccari Jr.

Arcadia Publishing
Released: 2006-07-03
Paperback (168 pages)

San Francisco s Fisherman s Wharf (CA) (Images of America)
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Fisherman's Wharf is San Francisco's top tourist destination, but its history is much richer and more important than today's quaint attractions suggest. Indeed, many of these well-known sights were developed only in the last few decades. The early wharf, originally known as Meigg's Wharf, was once the main port of entry to San Francisco and an extremely industrious place. Lumber, food, and immigrants all arrived here, and railroads came right to the water's edge to pick up building supplies for the rapidly growing city. Hardworking fishermen, both Chinese and Italian (who were often accompanied by their wives), set out to make a living by catching fish and crab in small vessels built at the wharf.

The Fisherman's Wharf Cook Book

By Morrison Wood

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (254 pages)

The Fisherman s Wharf Cook Book
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The Fisherman's Wharf Cook Book, first published in 1955, is an outstanding collection of the very best seafood recipes from San Francisco and beyond … including recipes from the author's extensive travels and those shared by restaurateurs and friends. All have been tested, tasted, and declared delicious! Chapters describe the historic Fisherman's Wharf and its many restaurants, how to select the freshest seafood, and easy-to-follow recipes for preparing fish and shellfish meals for discriminating palates (including soups and accompanying sauces). Author Morrison Wood wrote a number of cookbooks and worked as a Hollywood screenwriter.

A Walking Tour of San Francisco - Fisherman's Wharf (Look Up, America!)

By Doug Gelbert

Released: 2012-06-15
Kindle Edition (28 pages)

A Walking Tour of San Francisco - Fisherman s Wharf (Look Up, America!)
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There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. Whether you are preparing for a road trip or just out to look at your own town in a new way, a downloadable walking tour is ready to explore when you are.

Each walking tour describes historical and architectural landmarks and provides pictures to help out when those pesky street addresses are missing. Every tour also includes a quick primer on identifying architectural styles seen on American streets.

Today Fisherman’s Wharf is one of the busiest and well-known tourist destinations in the United States, packed with seafood restaurants, shops, sidewalk entertainment and dockside attractions. But this element has only defined Fisherman’s Wharf for a few decades. Also here is an active fishing fleet that has been the lifeblood of San Francisco’s northern shore for the better part of a century-and-a-half.

Immigrants from Genoa and Sicily pioneered the San Francisco fishing industry in small, sail-powered craft called feluccas. The bay was stuffed with these traditional Italian fishing vessels until the end of the 1800s when they began to be replaced with hardier, more modern fishing boats with motors that permitted year-round fishing. When they brought their catch to the docks often they would drop fresh seafood directly into boiling cauldrons for diners. Later came fish stands and then it-down restaurants. Some of the fleets operating out of Fisherman’s Wharf are manned by third- and fourth-generation family fishermen.

The prize quarry for Fisherman’s Wharf fishermen is the Dungeness crab that takes its name from the port of Dungeness, Washington and is the West Coast’s most commercially important crustacean. A century ago the Dungeness crab, which can grow 8-10 inches across, was gathered in abundance on the sandy shores around San Francisco Bay but over the years as its natural food, clams, disappeared from the Bay and the crab has migrated into deeper ocean waters. Today crab season does not open until November with an eagerly anticipated celebration along Fisherman’s Wharf.

But there is plenty to see on Fisherman’s Wharf any time of year. Our walking tour will begin at the eastern end of the wharf district and work our way west, towards the Golden Gate, hugging the historic waterfront as we go...

Francesco Ferrari Navigates Fisherman's Wharf (Francesco Ferrari Thrillers Book 1)

By Joseph Covino Jr

Epic Press
Released: 2016-05-10
Kindle Edition (222 pages)

Francesco Ferrari Navigates Fisherman s Wharf (Francesco Ferrari Thrillers Book 1)
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San Francisco has a new iconic private detective for the times, a complex character you will come to care deeply about. His name's Francesco Ferrari. A former Franciscan seminarian-turned-shamus, he drives a Ferrari California T sports car, packs a .357 magnum and operates out of a flat in the historic Buena Vista Cafe on the city's northern waterfront. And he covers only those cases affecting the city he loves-his namesake City of Saint Francis. In his debut novel, Francesco Ferrari Navigates Fisherman's Wharf, the theme is ethnic cleansing. Something's ominously amiss in Ferrari's own neighborhood of Fisherman's Wharf, where some outlandish and deadly things are happening. Someone's out to make over the wharf for the Italians again-and by any means necessary. The Port of San Francisco's being terrorized and a new organized crime family in the city, bossed by a stunning femme fatale, could be the sinister culprit responsible. After the dead body of a former lover is fished out of San Francisco Bay, Francesco Ferrari is sucked into a case so strange-involving even sunken treasures, killer pirates, an imposing Italian villain, and a death struggle on San Francisco Bay in sight of the Golden Gate Bridge-the festive Fisherman's Wharf of the tourist-and-travel brochures will never seem the same again. Working with a musical backdrop of melancholy Irving Berlin and Johnny Mercer songs, Francesco Ferrari is destined to become a true San Francisco classic!

The Food of Fisherman's Wharf: Cooking and Feasting from San Francisco to Monterey

By A. K. Crump

Brand: TCB Cafe Publishing
Paperback (192 pages)

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Fisherman's Wharf is an eclectic confluence of cultures, entertainment, and people. Its attractions include everything from a wax museum to an aquarium to historic landmarks like Ghirardelli Square, but it's the restaurants featuring fresh seafood dishes from around the world that have made this a must-see destination for over a century. The Food of Fisherman's Wharf provides an easy-to-use guide that navigates through the hundreds of restaurants on Fisherman's Wharf and beyond—all the way from Tiburon in Marin to Monterey Bay. Two hundred color photos capture the charm and atmosphere of the restaurants, while recipes compiled from top chefs offer both a preview of the restaurants and a permanent doggy bag.

Aimee Kendrick - A Blast Day at the Pier 39 and the Fisherman Wharf

By Marie-Retno Simon

Released: 2013-12-07
Kindle Edition (25 pages)

Aimee Kendrick - A Blast Day at the Pier 39 and the Fisherman Wharf
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It’s a fun adventure storybook, easy reading book. It’s good for all people ages from 7+Years old through adult ages. It comes in different foreign languages, so it’s also good for people who want to learn foreign languages. The story is about Aimee Kendrick who is a little girl of about seven years old. Aimee Kendrick likes to explore the real life adventure through her eyes of how things should be as she wants them to be according to her imagination. In this third series, A Blast day at the Pier 39 $ the Fisherman Wharf, she is exploring the Pier 39 and the Fisherman Wharf tourism attractions in San Francisco, California, USA, with her mermaid friends, Kino and Konie, and with a message: "Don't pollute the ocean, keep the ocean clean and beautiful."


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