|Window gazing at Boudin's Sourdough!|
Sourdough Bread is a slightly bitter, no yeast loaf. I often purchase a freshly baked loaf of sourdough bread at SFO airport when I depart and use as gifts on my trips.
This is a San Francisco tradition, started by Isadore Boudin in 1849, although sourdough dates back to Eygptians 4,000 years ago. The demand for sourdough by miners was common during the gold rush as they picked up sour starters to take with them on their trips to the gold rush country.
Why is San Francisco popular with this tradition? Some stories advise because of the spores, fungi, and bacteria in the San Francisco air, others say it is the fog that gives this special taste.... what do you think?
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I simply enjoy the taste.
|San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf|
Don’t Miss Lunch or Snack: Buy a sourdough sandwich from Boudin’s, cup of fresh clam chowder soup from the fisherman vendors, and enjoy with a bottle of Anchor Steam Beer. A real San Francisco treat and experience – as you reminisce these enterprising entrepreneur stories.
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