If you want to show friends and family truly SF/Bay Area food, where do you take them? I would like to compile a list of what locals feel are the best restaurants to "show-off," there city. I for example would consider El Farolito taqueria, in addition to the Slanted Door on the higher end. I would even include a trip to Berkeley Bowl market and cook for the guests. But seeing what hidden away (or blatantly obvious) restaurants others consider "don't miss," may help us all expand our local horizons.
Thanks in advance.