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In the Beginning...

Ever since the first human beings walked the earth, food was needed for survival. Throughout history, people have eaten foods that were found in their local region, whether they were hunting for meat, gathering fruits and nuts, or growing crops. The history of San Francisco's food is an interesting one that starts way back in time.