We'd like to argue that, along with sourdough bread, cioppino, Dungeness crab, and Rice-a-Roni*, pizza is one of the things you should be eating if you choose to visit San Francisco. A round of dough serves as a pretty amazing canvas for the creative cooking that's taking place all over this city. More than that, as of three or four years ago, high-quality pizza started popping up all over the city by the Bay. That means that, wherever you're headed, there's a pretty good chance you can snag yourself a pie that will beat the pants off the food tourists usually end up eating**.
Click through the slideshow for a list of likely San Francisco tourist activities and the pizza you should seek out nearby.
*That's a joke. If any restaurant tries to serve you Rice-a-Roni, please leave. Thank you.
**That said, Fisherman's Wharf remains a gaping hole in this particular round-up. There are rumors of a good pizza spot in that part of town, but until we can confirm, we recommend making a bee-line for In-n-Out.
About the author: David Kover is a San Francisco-based freelance writer and food enthusiast. He occasionally gets his tweet on as @pizzakover.