Unfortunately, there isn't really much provision for spectators at the field, and definitely nothing under cover. It started raining on us as we stared up I-880, and was pretty heavy when we drove by the field and watched the teams warming up. We decided that we didn't want to get soaked standing out in the cold rain, and drove back to the bridge. We then continued on to San Francisco. Our goal: the Ferry Building.
The renovated Ferry Building Marketplace in San Francisco is now home to an array of good food shops, something I didn't know until our friend Raven O'Neill took me there earlier this year. Cheryl had never been there, so since we were more or less in the area, we decided to give it a go. I hate driving in San Francisco, but I did manage to find a curbside parking space with less trouble than I expected, and we broke out the umbrellas and headed to the building.
There was lots of good food of all sorts, including what we ended up buying: good cheese, good bread, and interesting meats from the butcher, in this case elk burgers and 1.5 pounds of wild boar. I've had elk -- my relatives used to go elk hunting -- but not boar, and I'm looking forward to trying it tomorrow, as well as trying all this neat cheeses purchased at Cowgirl Creamery.
Even the fast food from Taylor's Automatic Refresher -- in my case the Wisconsin Sourdough burger with mushrooms, bacon, cheddar, and BBQ sauce, with garlic fries -- was excellent.
If it were easier for us to get there, this place could end up doing serious damage to our bank accounts.