From the Back Cover
The cheapskate′s way to see the City by the Bay Can you really have a great time in one of the most expensivecities in the world on just a few bucks a day? Yes! And this isthe guidebook that will show you how. Whether you live inSan Francisco or are just visiting, you′ll find everything youneed to live large without spending big—on shopping, food,entertainment, places to stay, and more. You′ll discover 414 great ways to enjoy more for less (or fornothing), including: Free Music: Classical music, jazz quartets, and cutting–edge bands. Free Speech: Classic and experimental theater, quick–wittedcomedy, and literary readings. Free Food: The best happy hours, plus where to score delectable dirt–cheap eats––from the city′s best burger to dim sumin Chinatown. Free Films: Outdoors and indoors, from indies to cult faves and foreign language classics. Free Classes: Find out how to swing dance, take a yoga class, or learn to kayak on the Bay. You can leave your heart in ′Frisco if you want to—but you don′t need to leave your wallet there, too! Frommer′s. The best trips start here. Find great deals, the latest travel news, trip ideas, and more at Frommers.com
About the Author
Matthew Richard Poole , a native Californian who lives in San Francisco, has authored more than two dozen travel guides to California, Hawaii, and abroad. Before becoming a full–time travel writer and photographer, he worked as an English tutor in Prague, ski instructor in the Swiss Alps, and scuba instructor in Maui and Thailand. His other Frommer’s titles include Frommer’s California , Frommer’s Los Angeles , Frommer’s San Francisco , the Frommer’s Irreverent Guide to San Francisco , and Frommer’s Portable Disneyland .