San Francisco and the greater Bay Area is the home of thousands of restaurants, and most cuisines on earth are represented. Many websites provide guidance on eating in San Francisco. The San Francisco Chronicle annually publishes a “Top 100 Restaurants” list and many locals looking to keep their dining experience modest peruse “Bargain Bites”. Right by UC Hastings there are “bargain bites” in multiple cuisines: Mediterranean, North Indian/Pakistani, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese: and American.
For a day-trip, Napa Valley wineries and world-class dining are an excellent way to spend a weekend getting better acquainted with all the Bay Area has to offer. Driving down the Pacific Coast Highway will take you to beautiful Big Sur, with dramatic sea cliffs and a relaxed, unhurried atmosphere.