Years ago when I moved to SF, I cooked soul food in a jazz club 7 nights a week and lived in a hotel with weekly rates in the TL, a coin-op television above my bed and a bottle of Carlo Rossi below it. Whenever I had a day off I'd make my way to North Beach, read books in the 3rd floor of City Lights and walk around Chinatown ...
In Fall '09 I moved back to the city and landed in North Beach. This video is a love letter to the old heart of the city and an invitation to come out and see me and my friends some time if your ever in the neighborhood or want a trip out of town.
Video footage is graciously provided by David Luraschi, who's work I admire quite a bit, but who bears no responsibility for the edit (for he does real work):