Although San Francisco has a vibrant selection of high class restaurants and quite a few of its own regional flavors, sometimes you just want to enjoy a meal that transports you somewhere else. Zagat has created a list of "must-have regional dishes" that will take your taste buds on a trip from New Mexico to Philadelphia.
San Francisco is the adopted hometown for so many and even though the city has world-class cuisine, it's understandable when a craving for the food specialty of their birthplace still arises from time to time. Fortunately, it's never too hard to find a little taste of home in this city, wherever in the world that might be. A savvy eater can be transported back to their roots in places such New Orleans, Chicago and Philadelphia with relative ease. Where do you go for a bite that reminds you of home?