Being "new" to the Bay Area, I rely on food blogs and twitter heavily (no pun intended) to find the latest and greatest hole-in-the-wall to Michelin-starred restaurant. A little help from a local magazine here and there doesn't hurt either.
LISTS AND LINKS:
101 cookbooks - San Francisco Favorites
Epicurean Zealot - Best Dishes in San Francisco Part 1
Epicurean Zealot - Best Dishes in San Francisco Part 2
7x7 - 2010 Eat Drink Readers Choice Awards
7x7 - Big Eat SF 100 things to try before you die
STILL ON MY TO-DO LIST
SF Food Tours with Lisa
How do you find where the "best" places are to eat in your city?
Ten points for naming where I took these photos and one for naming the SF neighborhood featured in the first picture... Bon appetit!