The Eighth International Conference on Service Oriented Computing

December 7-10, 2010, San Francisco, California

Eating and Drinking in San Francisco

San Francisco is a real foodie town with plenty of options to eat and drink.

Close to the conference hotel:

All over the city:
If you are really into food, go to http://www.tablehopper.com.

Later: If it is your thing: the dance clubs are mainly on Howard, Folsom and Harrison in SOMA, e.g., Temple.

Excursions and Tours

If you have some time before and after the conference or you travel to ICSOC in company you might consider a tour in or around the city. There are very many operators. Here is a selection.



What they offer

Bay area green tours


Provide entertaining and educational tours that demonstrate the sustainable economy in action, inspire support of local green businesses, and empower people to incorporate environmental responsibility and social justice into their personal and professional lives. Tours focus on topics such as Green Buildings, Water, Agriculture, Renewable Energy, Urban Gardening, Electric Vehicles, New Clean Technologies, Sustainable Wineries, Sustainable Restaurants, and emerging Green Careers.

Local Tastes of the City Tours


Small-Group, Behind-the-Scenes Food Tours of San Francisco Neighborhoods. One day or night, small group, behind-the- scenes tours explore San Francisco's unique neighborhoods, tasting one of the culinary and cultural capitals of the world.

Mendocino County


Mendocino County, where rugged coastline, breathtaking beaches, picturesque villages, majestic redwood forests and America's Greenest Wine Region beckon. Savor a delicious Mendocino vintage, stare up into a mighty redwood tree or watch migrating whales from the porch of one of our unique inns.
Many day or 2 days itineraries.

San Francisco Shuttle tours


Tours all over bay area

Wine Country Tours shuttle


Unique tours in Napa Valley from San Francisco. On this wine country tour, we will take you to all of the premier Napa wineries. The tour includes a picnic lunch, four winery stops, a ride over the Golden Gate Bridge and then a 50-minute relaxing Ferry/Bay Cruise back to San Francisco.